Road to the Little Brown Jug - Week #5

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For the next two weeks Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will rank the top 10 eligibles for the Little Brown Jug presented by Fazolis.

Week #5 September 2, 2014

1. McWicked (1:47.3f; $957,883)

Owner: SSG Stables (NY)

Trainer: Casie Coleman Driver: David Miller

Won a $99,990 leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at the Meadows (8/29) in 1:48.3.

2. He's Watching (1:46.4; $1,093,300)

Owner: Menary Racing (ONT), Brad Gray (ONT), Michael Guerriero (ONT) & Muscara Racing (PA)

Trainer: David Menary  Driver: Tim Tetrick

He was upset by Lyonssomewhere by a half length in the $437,325 Can Pace Final (9/1).

3. Somewhere In LA (1:50f; $342,133)

Owner: J & T Silva Stables (NY), Deo Volente Farms (NJ) & TLP Stable (NJ)

Trainer: Robert McIntosh and Jimmy Takter

Driver: Brett Miller/Tim Tetrick

Finished second to McWicked by a nose in the leg of the PA Sire Stake (8/29).

4. Sometimes Said (1:50.0f; $433,390)

Owner: Fashion Farms (PA)

Trainer: Jim Campbell Driver: John Campbell/David Miller

The son of Well Said won a $99,990 leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at the Meadows (8/29) in 1:50.

5. Lyonssomewhere (1:49.4f; $386,812)

Owners: Geoffrey Lyons Mound (ONT)

Trainer: Jimmy Takter  Driver: Yannick Gingras/Jimmy Takter

He now becomes Jug eligible with his win in the $427,325 Cane Pace Final. His owner must now commit to the $45,000 supplemental entry fee.

6. Limelight Beach (1:49.4; $297,950)

Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi (PA), M1 Stable (PA) and Wingfield Brothers (OH)

Trainer: Ron Burke Drivers: Yannick Gingras and Matt Kakaley

He finished third by a neck to McWicked in the PA Sire Stake (8/29).

7. At Press Time (1:48.2f; $330,902)

Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA) and Weaver Bruscemi (PA)

Trainer: Ron Burke  Driver: Matt Kakaley and Yannick Gingras

Finished fifth to McWicked in the PASS at the Meadows (8/29).

8. Cammikey (1:49.4f; $217,788)

Owner: Cam Land LLC (PA)

Trainer: William Zendt Driver: Brian Zendt

The son of Somebeachsomewhere was fourth to Sometimes Said in the PA Sire Stake (8/29).

9. On Golden Ponder (1:52.2h; $177,465)

Owners: Robert McIntosh Stable (ONT), CSX Stable (OH) and Michael Kohler (MI)

Trainer: Robert McIntosh Driver: John Campbell

The world record holder as a freshman last season sweep the legs and $175,000 final of the Kentucky Sire Stakes at the Red Mile (8/31).

10. Beat The Drum (1:49.2f; $290,274)

Owner: Bender Sweden Inc. (FL)

Trainer: Staffan Lind Driver: Ron Pierce

He was parked the entire mile in the Cane Pace Final (9/1) fading to seventh.

This weeks expert ranking is courtesy of Hall of Fame track announcer Roger Huston. The Voice has called every LBJ since 1967.

1. McWicked

2. Hes Watching

3. Lyonssomewhere

4. Somewhere In LA

5. Limelight Beach

6. Sometimes Said

7. Lets Drink On It

8. Cammikey

9. At Press Time

10. Mattamerican

 

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