In the sixth NTRA Top Thoroughbred poll of the year on March 31, Game On Dude held onto his lead while California Chrome maintained his lead in the 3-year-old poll after the last set of major Kentucky Derby preps. Danza, who wasn’t ranked prior to this week, took over the No. 9 spot while Cairo Prince jumped up to No. 9 after it was announced that he has made it into the Derby field.
Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week six of the 2014 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 13. Current Horse of the Year ranking of the Top Thoroughbred on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, 2014 record and total points. Poll Concludes Monday, Nov. 3. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling.
|1||Game On Dude (17)||7-G||2-1-0-0||446||1|
|2||Wise Dan (25)||7-G||1-1-0-0||444||4|
|3||Will Take Charge (1)||4-C||3-1-2-0||389||3|
|4||Palace Malice (6)||4-C||2-2-0-0||369||2|
|6||Mucho Macho Man||6-H||2-1-0-0||223||6|
|8||California Chrome (1)||3-C||3-3-0-0||99||9|
Other horses receiving votes: Princess Of Sylmar (69), Sahara Sky (42), Normandy Invasion (29), Judy The Beauty (23), Untapable (15), Lochte (12), Revolutionary (12), Cross Traffic (9), Blingo (7), Dads Caps (4), Romanash (4), Constitution (3), Jeranimo (3), Wicked Strong (3), Carve (2), Centre Court (2), Hard Not To Like (2), Daddy Nose Best (1), Newsdad (1)
Top 3-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll
Week six of the 2014 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 13. Current rankings of the Top Three-Year-Old Thoroughbred on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, 2014 record and total points. The three-year-old poll represents horses competing up and through the Triple Crown Championships (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes).
|1||California Chrome (48)||3-C||3-3-0-0||506||1|
|3||Wicked Strong (2)||3-C||3-1-0-0||309||4|
|7||Vicar’s In Trouble||3-C||3-2-0-1||161||8|
|9||Cairo Prince (1)||3-C||2-1-0-0||120||12|
Other horses receiving votes: Intense Holiday (99), Candy Boy (70), Tapiture (44), Dance With Fate (39), Ride On Curlin (39), Chitu (37), General A Rod (26), We Miss Artie (19), Fashion Plate (9), Social Inclusion (9), Shared Belief (8), Medal Count (3), Awesome Baby (2), My Miss Sophia (2), Uncle Sigh (2), Midnight Hawk (1), Ring Weekend (1), Tamarando (1)