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2020 Little Brown Jug Attracts 14

Published: September 21, 2020 12:34 pm ET

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Warrawee Vital and Catch The Fire headline a field of 14 that has been entered to contest the 75th edition of the Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association. The Little Brown Jug will be held this Thursday (Sept. 24) at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio.


Warrawee Vital and driver Trevor Henry, pictured victorious at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Canadian invader Warrawee Vital comes into the Jug with a three-race win streak, which includes victories the Somebeachsomewhere and Simcoe Stakes that were both contested at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Warrawee Vital lowered his lifetime mark to 1:48.2 in the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes on September 12.

Warrawee Vital is scheduled to start from Post 3 in the second of the Little Brown Jug's opening-heat eliminations. Tim Tetrick, who will be looking for his first Jug title, is scheduled to drive. Robert Fellows trains Warrawee Vital for Blair Corbeil, Yolanda Fellows and M & S Racing Stable.

Warrawee Vital’s chief rival should be Sandbetweenmytoes, who has drawn Post 5. The Somebeachsomewhere colt has earned $177,142 during his career for Fashion Farms. Jim Campbell trains and Scott Zeron is listed to drive.


Catch The Fire, pictured victorious in the 2020 Adios Pace.

The Ohio-owned and trained Catch The Fire leads the first $111,800 elimination. The son of Captaintreacherous won the $375,000 final of the Adios Pace on August 1 in 1:49.3. Catch The Fire has won more than $480,000 and has notched six career wins. John Ackley trains Catch The Fire for the CT Stables of Washington Court House, Ohio. Catch The Fire will be piloted by Mike Wilder and will start from Post 5.

The first four finishers in the eliminations will advance to the $335,400 final.

The 2020 Jug Day will feature 20 races and will kick off at 12:00 noon.

The field for the Little Brown Jug's opening-heat eliminations appear below.

Additionally, the connections of 11 three-year-old pacing fillies have entered their charges to contest the 50th Jugette, which will be contested on Wednesday (Sept. 23). For complete information, click here.

For information regarding watching Jug Week racing online, click here.

$111,800 First Elimination
Post - Horse (Driver/Trainer)
1 - Seeyou At Thebeach (Dexter Dunn/Ron Burke)
2 - Chief Mate (Scott Zeron/Tony Alagna)
3 - Later Dudes (David Miller/Nancy Takter)
4 - Diamond Head (Austin Siegelman/Eric Mollor)
5 - Catch The Fire (Mike Wilder/John Ackley)
6 - Genius Man (Marcus Miller/Erv Miller)
7 - Tell The Lou (Scott Zeron/Jim Campbell)

$111,800 Second Elimination
Post - Horse (Driver/Trainer)
1 - Major Betts (Dexter Dunn/Mark Harder)
2 - Capt Midnight (Dexter Dunn/Tony Alagna)
3 - Warrawee Vital (Tim Tetrick/Robert Fellows)
4 - Moneyman Hill (Brett Miller/Carmen Auciello)
5 - Sandbetweenmytoes (Scott Zeron/Jim Campbell)
6 - Captain Barbossa (Joe Bongiorno/Tony Alagna)
7 - Cattlewash (David Miller/Ron Burke)

(With files from the Little Brown Jug)


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