Hronis Racing’s Accelerate retained his hold atop the NTRA Top 10 Thoroughbred Poll for the tenth consecutive week as the top U.S.-based horses in training make final preparations for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs.
Accelerate, the 3-1 future bet favorite to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, received 11 first place votes and 340 points. Retired Triple Crown winner Justify was second in this week’s Top 10 poll with 25 first place votes and 310 points. Twinspires.com Breeders’ Cup Sprint contender Imperial Hint (sixth place, 151 points) received the lone other first place vote in this week’s voting.
The full results for the NTRA Thoroughbred Poll can be found on the NTRA website at: https://www.ntra.com/ntra-top-thoroughbred-poll-october-22-2018/
Full accounting of top 10 votes by voter can be found at: