In the fifith NTRA Top Thoroughbred poll of the year on March 31, Game On Dude held his lead for the fifth straight week while California Chrome maintained his lead in the 3-year-old poll after his Santa Anita Derby victory. California Chrome also jumped into the top 10 on the Top Thoroughbred Poll, followed by Princess of Sylmar and Wicked Strong made his first appearance on the 3-year-old poll.
Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week five of the 2014 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 6. 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||407||1|
|2||Palace Malice (9)||4-C||2-2-0-0||350||2|
|3||Will Take Charge (1)||4-C||2-0-2-0||328||3|
|4||Wise Dan (15)||7-G||0-0-0-0||288||5|
|6||Mucho Macho Man (0)||6-H||2-1-0-0||221||6|
|7||Winning Prize (0)||5-H||2-2-0-0||105||8|
|9||California Chrome (1)||3-C||3-3-0-0||85||15|
|10||Princess Of Sylmar (0)||4-F||1-1-0-0||76||14|
Other horses receiving votes: Sahara Sky (66), Close Hatches (50), Normandy Invasion (37), Lochte (23), Untapable (16), Blingo (7), Dads Caps (6), Teen Pauline (6), Strapping Groom (5), Cross Traffic (4), Romanash (4), Constitution (3), Daddy Nose Best (3), Jeranimo (3), Wicked Strong (3), Cairo Prince (2), Centre Court (2), Awesome Baby (1), Golden Ticket (1), My Miss Sophia (1), Newsdad (1), Vicar’s In Trouble (1)
Top 3-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll
Week five of the 2014 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 6. 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 (42)||3-C||3-3-0-0||443||1|
|4||Wicked Strong (2)||3-C||3-1-0-0||253||0|
|7||Wildcat Red (0)||3-C||4-2-2-0||148||5|
|8||Vicar’s In Trouble (0)||3-C||3-2-0-1||139||8|
|10||Candy Boy (0)||3-C||2-1-0-1||89||2|
Other horses receiving votes: Intense Holiday (89), Cairo Prince (86), Chitu (29), General A Rod (23), Conquest Titan (19), Social Inclusion (17), We Miss Artie (17), Bayern (16), Commissioner (13), Ride On Curlin (12), Bobby’s Kitten (11), Fashion Plate (8), Shared Belief (8), My Miss Sophia (2), Strong Mandate (2), Uncle Sigh (2), Awesome Baby (1), Ring Weekend (1), Tamarando (1)