1 hr ago
Lifetime Pursuit romps to Buckette victory
Lifetime Pursuit scored a 1:53.4 victory in Wednesday afternoon's $89,475 Buckette for 3-year-old filly trotters at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, becoming the first Hambletonian Oaks champion to capture the race since Lookout Victory in 1995. Driven by Yannick Gingras from post 7, the 1-9 favorite Lifetime Pursuit wrested the lead from the Dan Rawlings-driven Broadway Socks just past the opening quarter of :28.2. Lifetime Pursuit then reached the half in :56.4 and three-quarters in 1:25.1, with Broadway Socks trying valiantly to stay close.
5 hrs ago
Ohio young guns ready for first Jug start
Combined they have won more than 10,500 races. Each has won the Peter Haughton Memorial Award as the top young Ohio driver.
13 hrs ago
The Columbus Dispatch
Drum therapy enlivens treatment for troubled youth
Something changes when the drums are set in front of the teenagers, each of whom is struggling with drugs or alcohol or depression and with simply growing up. Maybe it's the power the instruments evoke, or the primal beating they take without fighting back.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Special Jug Preview newsletter now available
The special Little Brown Jug HarnessRacing Preview that is now available takes an inside look at Thursday afternoon's 69th renewal of the Little Brown Jug at Delaware, Ohio. Casie Coleman became the seventh trainer to ever win back-to-back Jugs, and she is hoping to now become the first to ever win three in a row as she sends out McWicked.
Sold! Garth's buy Selkirk auction company
The owners of an Ohio auction house have purchased the assets of the beleaguered Selkirk auction company.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Big Bad John yearlings sell for $100,000-plus
The revival of the Ohio Selected Jug Sale was a success as 233 yearlings were sold for an average price of $16,249. The sale was held Monday at Eden Park Equestrian Center, located about 15 miles east of Delaware, Ohio, where the Little Brown Jug will be held on Thursday.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
No Captaintreacherous in Winbak at Delaware
Trainer Tony Alagna confirmed Sunday that Captaintreacherous will not be entered in the $55,000 Winbak Pace on Little Brown Jug Day this Thursday in Delaware, Ohio. The two-time Pacer of the Year and career winner of $3,148,657 was expected to make his only start ever on a half mile track in the Winbak Stake.
Opening day action at Delaware
The 2-year-old filly pacer Bell Flower remains perfect on the season as the daughter of Fly Fly Buckeye cruised to victory in the $66,734 Ohio Breeders Championship in opening day action at the Delaware County Fair. When the wings of the gate folded Chris Page sent Bell Flower to the early lead, forcing Friskie Lil Devil into the second spot.
CKG Billings action at Delaware, Ohio
Texas Ridge and driver David Siegel score in the Billings Amateur Trot over Tioga Thunder and George Bonomo in 2:00.1 scored his record seventh CKG Billings Trot victory with Really Really Sweet in Sunday action at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Rewrite the Rules on the outside in 1:02.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Most "Jug" winners go back to the great Hal Dale
Two of those winners, Keystoner and Good Time, were his sons, while all the rest are linked to either his son, Adios, or his grandson Meadow Skipper, neither of whom won the Jug. Adios, who was born in 1940, pre-dated the Jug, which started in 1946.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Chris Ryder has duo in Charles Smith Trot Final
The Charles I. Smith is restricted to New Jersey-sired three-year-old trotters and sponsored by the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey. Ryder will sit behind Well Built, leaving from post two, while Gregory Merton will be at the lines of Muscle On It from the rail.
Deputies investigating allegedl sexual assault
Erie County deputies are investigating a sex offense that allegedly occurred at a Barrett Road home about two years ago. Earlier this week, a Delaware, Ohio woman and her teenage daughter told deputies the girl was raped at a family gathering in July 2012 at the residence.
Law Professor Blogs Network
CLE on Domestic Asset Protection Trust Planning: Delaware, Ohio, Mississippi, and North Carolina
The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is presenting the first of five eCLE webinars that are part the Domestic Asset Protection Trust Planning: Jurisdiction Selection Series . The first webinar will focus on asset protection laws in Delaware, Ohio, Mississippi, and North Carolina, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. CT.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Ohio Wheat Industry Welcomes Star of the West Plans to Construct Flour Mill in Willard
Delaware, OH-The Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program applauds the growth of Star of the West Milling Company as the company recently announced that it will begin construction on a second mill in Willard, Ohio this fall. The mill, which is targeted for completion by fall of 2016, will be able to produce 10,000 hundred weight of flour per day, all of which will be dedicated to milling soft red winter wheat.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Sand Trap
What makes for a good day of golf?
For me it was last year when I got paired up with a beautiful handicap 4 woman. It was a joy to play golf with her.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Brick guru spruces up downtown Delaware
His job is to remove years of wear and neglect from proud but aging buildings, to realign sagging bricks and, ultimately, to produce a gleaming new look.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Local Gun Instructors Talk About Accidental Uzi Shooting Death
The tragic death of a gun instructor who was shot by a 9-year-old girl in Nevada as he was showing her how to shoot a fully automatic weapon made national news because his death could have been prevented.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Stillwagon sues to force release of grand-jury evidence
A second lawsuit has been filed by former Ohio State University football player Jim Stillwagon, seeking the release of traditionally secret grand-jury evidence.
Greif shares tumble after company slashes 2014 outlook
Delaware, Ohio-based Greif said it expects adjusted per-share earnings of $1.98 to $2.08, well below its earlier guidance of $2.49 to $2.80.