Dozen pacers entered for 66th Little Brown Jug
Delaware, OH (Sports Network) - Cane Pacer champion Betterthancheddar will try to add the second leg of pacing's Triple Crown when he goes postward on Thursday in the $526,800 Little Brown Jug at the Delaware County Fair. The three-year-old is one of 12 pacers entered for the historic race.
Trained by Casie Coleman, Betterthancheddar will go in the second of two elimination heats and is listed at 3-1 in the morning-line. George Brennan will drive for owners West Wins Stable and Steve Calhoun.
The colt, who did not start as a two-year-old, has won five of 11 starts for $250,000, He was driven in the Cane Pace by Yannick Gingras.
Here are the fields for the two elimination heats, each with a purse of $84,288: Something For Doc, Tim Tetrick, 10-1; Big Bad John, David Miller, 8-5; Powerful Mist, John Campbell, 7-2; Foreclosure N, Tim Tetrick, 8-1; Custard The Dragon, Montrell Teague, 5-1 and High Noon, Mark MacDonald, 15-1.
Rollwithitharry, Brett Miller, 8-1; Hugadragon, Yannick Gingras, 10-1; Wink N Atcha, Yannick Gingras, 6-1; Betterthancheddar, George Brennan, 3-1; Roll With Joe, Ron Pierce, 2-1 and Up The Credit, Jody Jamieson, 4-1.
The first four finishers in each heat will advance to the second heat and if needed, a race-off will be held with the three heat winners to determine the Little Brown Jug champ.
The final leg of pacing's Triple Crown will be the Messenger Stakes at Yonkers on Saturday, November 12.
No Pan Intended is the last pacer, in 2003, to capture the Triple Crown.
09/17 21:27:14 ET