Road to the Little Brown Jug: Week number 2

04:02 AM 15 Aug 2012 NZST
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Road to the Little Brown Jug: Week number 2:

1. A Rocknroll Dance (Last Week #1)

Owners: James Mulinix (OH), Diamond Creek Farm (KY), Denny Miller (OH) and J & T Silva Stables (NY)

Trainer: Jim Mulinix

Driver: Yannick Gingras

Career Earnings: $1,514,750

Career Mark: 1:48.1 M

The $15,000 purchase as a yearling has produced big returns with over $1.5 million earned. Once racing career is over he will stand at the new Diamond Creek Farm in Pennsylvania.

2. Michaels Power (Last Week #3)

Owners: Jeffrey Snyder (NY)

Trainer: Casie Coleman

Driver: Scott Zeron

Career Earnings: $959,085

Career Mark: 1:49.2 Moh

Won the two heat Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs in Canada. The homebred son of Camluck finished second by a length and a quarter in the elimination. He came back to score a quarter length victory in the $587,315 final.

3. Hurrikane Kingcole (Last Week #2)

Owners: Jeffrey Kuhen (PA), John Levy Racing Stable (ONT), Klee Cohen Brewer & Gordon (NY) and Hurrikane Racing (NJ)

Trainer: John McDermott

Driver: Yannick Gingras

Career Earnings: $475,407

Career Mark: 1:47.3 M

This colt has shown wicked speed including a 1:47.3 victory in the Meadowlands Pace Consolation (7/14) and a defeat by just a head in 1:47.2 his last time out (8/4).

4. Sweet Lou (Last Week #4)

Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi LLC (PA), Lawrence Karr (NJ) and Phillip Collura (NJ)

Trainer: Ron Burke

Driver: Dave Palone

Career Earnings: $1,096,864

Career Mark: 1:47.4 Moh

Trainer/owner Burke wants a victory in the Little Brown Jug and this colt may be his best chance yet.

5. Bolt The Duer (Last Week #5)

Owners: All Star Racing (NJ)

Trainer: Peter Foley

Driver: Mark MacDonald

Career Earnings: $649,901

Career Mark: 1:47.4 Mea

Unraced this week

6. Dapper Dude (Last Week #6)

Owners: Robert McIntosh Stables (ONT) and Al McIntosh Holdings (ONT)

Trainer: Robert McIntosh

Driver: John Campbell

Career Earnings: $454,243

Career Mark: 1:49.3 Moh

McIntosh has a tough record in the Little Brown Jug with a .151 UTRS.

7. Thinking Out Loud (last Week #7)

Owners: Robert McIntosh Stables (ONT), CSX Stables (OH) and Al McIntosh Holdings (ONT)

Trainer: Robert McIntosh

Driver: Randy Waples

Career Earnings: $891,138

Career Mark: 1:47.3 Moh

He was the winner of the $1.5 million North America Cup Final (6/16) giving Bob McIntosh his first NA Cup title. The Fall of Famer now looks to get his first Jug title.

8. Time To Roll (Last Week #9)

Owners: Lothlorien (ONT)

Trainer: Jimmy Takter

Driver: Andy Miller

Career Earnings: $510,595

Career Mark: 1:50 M

Did not race last week

9. Allstar Legend (last Week #10)

Owners: Brittany Farms (KY) and John Cherveny (IL)

Trainer: George Teague, Jr.

Driver: Tim Tetrick/Jim Morrill, Jr.

Career Earnings: $316,362

Career Mark: 1:48.2 Phl

The son of Four Starzzz Shark returned to action after an illness and was second in a conditioned event at Philadelphia (8/10).

10. Bettor's Edge (Last Week #8)

Owners: Brittany Farms (KY) and Val D'Or Farms (NJ)

Trainer: Linda Toscano

Driver: David Miller

Career Earnings: $169,061

Career Mark: 1:49 Mea

Broke stride at the start of last Sunday's Empire Breeders Championship final at Tioga Downs and finished last.

by Jay WOLF

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