First the first time this year, Game On Dude was dethroned from his No. 1 position after his loss in the Charles Town Classic with Wise Dan taking that spot while the previous leader fell to fourth. On the 3-year-old poll there was also a notable change as both Intense Holiday and Candy Boy moved into the top 10.
Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week seven of the 2014 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 20. 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||Wise Dan (23)||7-G||1-1-0-0||385||2|
|2||Will Take Charge (7)||4-C||3-1-2-0||358||3|
|3||Palace Malice (6)||4-C||2-2-0-0||334||4|
|4||Game On Dude (6)||7-G||3-1-1-0||313||1|
|6||Mucho Macho Man (0)||6-H||2-1-0-0||189||6|
|8||California Chrome (1)||3-C||3-3-0-0||106||8|
|9||Close Hatches (0)||4-F||2-2-0-0||102||7|
|10||Winning Prize (0)||5-H||2-2-0-0||69||9|
Other horses receiving votes: Princess Of Sylmar (65), Sahara Sky (36), Normandy Invasion (22), Revolutionary (16), Judy The Beauty (14), Untapable (13), Imperative (11), Lochte (5), Blingo (3), Hoppertunity (3), Jeranimo (3), Wicked Strong (3), Centre Court (2), Daddy Nose Best (1), Frac Daddy (1), Vicar’s In Trouble (1)
Top 3-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll
Week seven of the 2014 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 20. 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 (40)||3-C||3-3-0-0||433||1|
|2||Wicked Strong (3)||3-C||3-1-0-0||320||3|
|5||Wildcat Red (0)||3-C||4-2-2-0||168||6|
|7||Vicar’s In Trouble (0)||3-C||3-2-0-1||158||7|
|8||Intense Holiday (0)||3-C||3-1-1-1||118||11|
|10||Candy Boy (0)||3-C||2-1-0-1||95||12|
Other horses receiving votes: Tapiture (58), Constitution (54), Ride On Curlin (51), Dance With Fate (48), General A Rod (41), Chitu (35), We Miss Artie (19), Cairo Prince (16), Medal Count (10), Shared Belief (8), Uncle Sigh (7), Dynamic Impact (6), Social Inclusion (6), Fashion Plate (4), Mr Speaker (4), Midnight Hawk (3), Awesome Baby (2), Kid Cruz (1), Tamarando (1), Vinceremos (1)