Categories

If I Can Dream, Well Said win Jug elims

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
If I Can Dream, sent three wide down the backstretch by driver Tim Tetrick, rallied with a flourish to win the first of two eliminations of the 64th Little Brown Jug Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, while Well Said overcame post eight to win the second elim in impressive fashion.   Raced through a steady rain, If I Can Dream edged Perfect Shooting and driver Dave ...
Read More

Buck I St. Pat wins Ms. Versatility final

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Buck I St. Pat added the $111,000 Ms. Versatility final to her stellar resume Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, trotting to a national season's best 1:55.2 victory for driver Tim Tetrick.   Tetrick got away third with Buck I St. Pat before moving to the lead shortly after the leading Autumn Escapade and driver David Miller tripped the first-quarter timer in :28.4. Buck ...
Read More

Well Said wins 64th Little Brown Jug

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Well Said won the 64th Little Brown Jug Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, winning the $650,000 renewal in straight heats under rainy conditions. Driven by Ron Pierce, Well Said won his elimination in 1:51.1 and then wrapped up the race in straight heats by capturing the second in 1:51.4, over a racetrack rated as "good," the first Jug ever contested on a track not li...
Read More

Fashion Feline completes PASS sweep

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Fashion Feline completed her sweep of the four preliminary legs in her Pennsylvania Sires Stakes division on Tuesday at The Meadows, scoring a gritty victory and setting track and stakes records in the process.   The $252,319 stake for 2-year-old trotting fillies, known as the Delmonica Hanover, was contested over three divisions, with Action-Broadway and Bone A Fide capturing the othe...
Read More

Field set for Grand Prix de l'UET in Finland

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Eliminations for the Grand Prix de l'UET were raced Tuesdy night in Tampere, Finland, with the final, worth $460,000 euro, raced Saturday, Oct. 3. The elims were won by the Finnish Derby winner, Target Hoss (Muscles Yankee), trained by Timo Nurmos and driven by Jorma Kontio, and the pre-favorite and Swedish Derby winner, Maharajah (Viking Kronos), trained by Stefan Hultman and driven by Orjan Kihl...
Read More

Windsong Soprano, Caviar Forthe Lady win Buckette splits

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Windsong Soprano won the fastest of two $53,750 divisions of The Buckette for 3-year-old filly trotters Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, scoring a 1:58 victory over a "good" racetrack after heavy overnight rains. Caviar Forthe Lady won the first division in 1:58.4     David Miller was in the sulky behind Windsong Soprano, who battled through a final quarter of :...
Read More

Selected Jug Sale concludes with average increase

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
The two-day Ohio Selected Jug Sale concluded Tuesday night, at the Eden Park Equestrian Complex near Delaware, with the sale producing an average price of $9,153 for the 150 yearlings sold. That represented a hefty increase from 2008, when approximately 225 yearlings sold for an average of $5,900.   "It was a huge sale, just a great, great sale," said sale manager Randy Manges, who earlier ...
Read More

Bar Slide wins Standardbred 2FT

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
David Miller moved Bar Slide to the outside just before the half and worked his way up first-over before taking control at the three quarters and going on to a 2:00.1 victory over a "good" racetrack in the $62,127 Standardbred Stakes for 2-year-old filly trotters Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds.   Gold Strike finished second for Aaron Merriman, with Kitefin Hanover thi...
Read More

Ginger And Fred, Showherthemoney win Jugette elims

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Ginger And Fred posted a 1 1/4-length win in the first of the two eliminations for the $35,000 Jugette for 3-year-old filly pacers Wednesday afternoon at Delaware, Ohio, while Showherthemoney--at overwhelming odds of 1-9--threw a scare into her connections and backers at the wagering windows when she made a break at the start in the second elim before recovering and coming back for a hard-fou...
Read More

The Red Mile announces Grand Circuit information

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
The following is important information for racing during the Grand Circuit at The Red Mile: 1.  All horses must have a clean line in 45 days and a charted line within 30 days for all stakes and late closer events.   2.  All participants must have a signed stall application on file and a 2009 KHRC license.   3.  All races are subject to overnitght detention! All st...
Read More

Showherthemoney wins Jugette

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
It was like mother like daughter Wednesday afternoon in the $650,000 Jugette Wednesday afternoon at Delaware, Ohio, as Showherthemoney won the pacing classic for 3-year-old filly pacers, duplicating what her dam, Stienam's Place, did in 1997.   Showherthemoney, who made an early break in her elimination of the Jugette, earned driver Jim Morrill Jr. his first-ever win in the r...
Read More

Muscle Massive upsets Holiday Road

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
Muscle Massive, the highest-priced yearling sold at auction last year with a bid of $425,000, upset Peter Haughton Memorial winner Holiday Road in John Simpson Memorial Stakes action for 2-year-old colt trotters contested over a “sloppy” racetrack at The Red Mile on Monday night.    Driven by John Campbell, Muscle Massive rallied from seventh early to win the $10,995 division in 1:...
Read More

Frosh fillies battle at Indiana Downs

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
Indiana Sires Stakes action resumed Monday, September 21 at Indiana Downs with a trio of $25,000 preliminary legs for freshman filly pacers. Scruuppti put in a wire-to-wire effort to take the first division while Electric Presence prevailed in a blanket finish to win the second split. Hoponit and trainer Don Eash won the third contest, and each division winner clocked identical 1:56.4 miles. &nbs...
Read More

Webb hopes for best with Jug starter Nob Hill High

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
Trainer Bill Webb admits his excitement for having his first Little Brown Jug starter on Thursday in Nob Hill High was tempered a bit when the colt drew in arguably the toughest of the two eliminations, he is hoping for the best. Nob Hill High, a son of McArdle out of the $1.4 million-winning mare Anniecrombie, drew post six in the elim against the likes of North America Cup and Meadowlands Pace w...
Read More

Jug to be telecast live on HRTV

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
HRTV (TM) will once again bring harness racing fans one of the sport's most historic races when it presents live coverage of the 64th edition of the Little Brown Jug from the Delaware, OH Fairgrounds this Thursday, Sept. 24.   HRTV has carried the legendary race every year since the network's launch in 2002.  The stakes-filled Jug card will begin at 11 am ET/8 am PT.  ...
Read More

Artistic Fella to stand at Seelster Farms

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
Seelster Farms is proud to announce the addition of one of this decade’s most dynamic and talented pacers to its stallion roster, the double world champion Artistic Fella p, 2, 1:53.3; 3, 1:48.4; 1:48f ($2,604,855). The world’s fastest pacer on a five-eighths mile track retires after four very impressive seasons at the racetrack. As a 2 year old he just made four starts, but won three ...
Read More

Strong opening session at Ohio Jug Sale

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
The Ohio Selected Jug Sale got underway Monday night, Sept. 21, at the Eden Park Equestrian Complex near Delaware, and a large crowd of Buckeyes showed up to buy yearlings by some of the state’s most exciting sires in recent years. Offspring by Yankee Cruiser, Jailhouse Jesse and Pegasus Spur brought top prices and helped give the sale a strong $10,732 average for the opening session.   ...
Read More

Changes for future Jug draws

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
The Little Brown Jug Society Board of Directors has unanimously approved a change in  Little Brown Jug and Jugette conditions effective in 2010. Current conditions require splits for a set number of entries; these conditions have been eliminated and race officials now will determine splits based on the number of entries. Notices will be sent to all owners of 2010 Jug and Jugette eli...
Read More

Il Villaggio captures Wellwood Memorial Trot

on 09/21/2009 2:00 AM
Il Villaggio survived an adventurous trip to emerge victorious in Sunday night’s $515,000 William Wellwood Memorial Trot Final for two-year-old colts and geldings at Mohawk Racetrack in 1:56.   With regular pilot Tim Tetrick in the driver’s seat, the son of Yankee Glide - Dance To Market did not get away well from post three after a gapped-out beginning. In fact, the pair landed in seve...
Read More

Hanover's Lexington yearlings can be seen online

on 09/21/2009 2:00 AM
Videos of the 24 yearlings that Hanover Shoe Farms has consigned to the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale are now online. They may be accessed by going to the Hanover Shoe Farms website at www.hanoverpa.com.  The remaining 181 Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings will be sold at Harrisburg beginning the week of November 2. Videos of these yearlings should be available on the Hanover and Standardbred...
Read More