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Little Brown Jug

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HARNESS RACING AT IT'S BEST

if you are a harness racing fan you must go at least once.................however, if you go once... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
michael s
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Columbus, Ohio
Awesome Event

My husband and I traveled from New Zealand and were not disappointed. My husband had been in... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
StephanieA3492
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  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“triple crown”(3 reviews)
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236 Pennsylvania Ave, Delaware, OH 43015-1279
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Reviewed 5 days ago

if you are a harness racing fan you must go at least once.................however, if you go once you will go back again............if you are not a fan the excitement of 50,000 people at a county fairgrounds betting and cheering for their horse to win will...More

Thank michael s
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I traveled from New Zealand and were not disappointed. My husband had been in contact with Fair Office and got “Back Stretch Tent” tickets for Jugette Day and “ Grandstand” tickets for Little Brown Jug Day. He dealt with Madeline and couldn’t...More

Thank StephanieA3492
Reviewed 1 October 2018

"The Jug" is a wonderful day and is essentially the National Championship for pacers. If you enjoy harness racing you will love the Jug because the best pacers in America will race in the Jug. I live in Columbus (about 20 miles from Delaware) and...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fun, exciting, social event! People from all over the country come to the Delaware County Fairgrounds for this special experience!

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I have gone every year since 1970. Coolers with alcohol allowed, one of the premier races in harness racing, at a fairgrounds where the sport still provides old school atmosphere. Highest quality horses with best drivers in the country. Would have rated higher but the...More

6  Thank Rocky A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great fun, horse racing, betting and fair food. Great times to be had at the Jug! See what everyone is talking about.

Thank gobucks1970
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were invited to two days of horse racing and were able to enjoy the Jugette and the Jug races from box seats at the finish line. there were crowds of people at the ffence and in the grandstand. they run up to 35 races...More

2  Thank rmk2300
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

First time to the little brown jug Looked lovely as you drove in, welcoming man behind the bar, gin served in a normal glass would expect a bowl glass nowadays. Sat in front of the fire in the bar area, shame the rest of staff...More

1  Thank DTHJDO0405
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The Little Brown Jug is a great experience. The 1/2 mile track makes viewing from anywhere exciting. On Jug day it is a great place to start early, eating at the Buckeye Valley Boosters then visiting the Jug and Jugette barns.

1  Thank K7310DEmarkr
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The place to be for part of the triple crown of Harness Racing. Chairs chained to the fences around the race track, show the dedication of racing fans. These are serious harness racing people. The race track is getting a little old but that is...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
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SaraE724
21 September 2016|
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Dress is casual and comfortable depending on the weather. Shoes, shirt and pants/shorts.
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DavidO2864
17 September 2016|
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Wiggle It is racing Mon., Sept. 19 at Harrington raceway in the state of Delaware in a 250,000 stakes race, PP 1, so I would say that he will not be racing out in Ohio. It would a very short turn around time.
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