Top 10 Little Brown jug Contenders: Final Week

Over the next few weeks, Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will be ranking the top 10 contenders for the 72nd edition of the pacing classic.

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Downbytheseaside remains the No. 1 ranked horse heading into the 2017 Little Brown Jug. Mark Hall/USTA photo

1. (Last Week #1) Downbytheseaside (1:49.0; $1,595,822)
Owners: Country Club Acres (OH), Joe Sbrocco (OH), Richard M. Lombardo (OH) & Diamond Creek Racing (PA)
Trainer: Brian Brown   Driver: Brian Sears

2. (#2) Fear The Dragon (1:48.4s; $1,263,201)
Owner: Emerald Highlands Farm (OH)
Trainer: Brian Brown   Driver: David Miller

3.(#3) Filibuster Hanover (1:50.0f; $385,290)
Owners: : Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi (PA), Joseph DiScala, Jr. (NY) and J&T Silva Stables (NY)
Trainer: Ron Burke   Driver: Matt Kakaley & Yannick Gingras

4. (#7) Art Scene (1:49.4s; $241,827)
Owners: Brittany Farms (KY), Alagna Racing (NJ), In The Gym Partners (NY) & Americam Art Stable (KY)
Trainer: Tony Alagna    Driver: Jordan Stratton & Scott Zeron

5. (#6) Boogie Shuffle (1:48.2f; $362,543)
Owners: Fox Hollow Farm (PA)
Trainer: Mark Harder   Driver: Scott Zeron

6. (#4) Miso Fast (1:49.2f; $457,328)
Owners: : Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi (PA), Our Horse Cents Stable (PA) and J&T Silva Stables (NY)
Trainer: Ron Burke    Driver: Matt Kakaley

7. (#5) Funknwaffles (1:50.4h; $575,687)
Owner: Crawford Farms Racing (NY)
Trainer: John Butenschoen    Driver: Corey Callahan

8. (#9) Blood Line (1:50.3f; $236,239)
Owner: Diamond Creek Racing (PA)
Trainer: Jimmy Takter    Driver: Mark MacDonald

9. (#8) Heaven’s Gait (1:49.0s; $272,947)
Owner: John R. Cummins (KY)
Trainer: Nicholas DeVita    Driver: David Miller & Jordan Stratton

10. (NR) Normandy Beach (1:51.3f; $218,002)
Owners: W J Donovan (FL)
Trainer: Ron Burke    Driver: Yannick Gingras

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