joseph a. neville
History will record Joseph A. Neville as being the founder, in 1946, of the Little Brown Jug. It was "Jugger Joe" who lifted a harness race at a county fair to an internationally acclaimed competition. Neville served as a USTA director for sixteen years, as the association's general counsel from 1958-59, and then was chairman of the District 1 board. Neville was also a member of The Hambletonian Society, a steward of The Trotting Horse Club of America and a vice-president of the Grand Circuit. Moreover, he was an active participant as a harness horse owner, his trotter Milestone and pacers Eddie Havens and Iosola's Ensign being well known. Joseph A. Neville died in 1960.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals