Wise Dan held on to his Poll lead on Week 23 with Game On Dude close behind. As Cross Traffic won the Whitney Invitational he moved up from being ranked fifteenth to the the third spot, forcing Flat Out out of the top ten. Both Royal Delta and Verrazano moved up a spot and Fort Larned dropped to ninth.
2013 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week 23 of the 2013 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through August 4. 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, 2013 record and total points. Poll Concludes Monday, Nov. 4. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling.
|1||Wise Dan (33)||6-G||3-3-0-0||453||1|
|2||Game On Dude (13)||6-G||4-4-0-0||426||2|
|3||Cross Traffic (0)||4-C||5-3-2-0||260||15|
|4||Royal Delta (0)||5-M||4-2-1-0||229||5|
|5||Point Of Entry (0)||5-H||2-2-0-0||225||4|
|7||Sahara Sky (0)||5-H||4-3-1-0||157||6|
|8||Palace Malice (0)||3-C||7-2-2-1||127||8|
|9||Fort Larned (0)||5-H||4-1-0-0||98||3|
Other horses receiving votes: Flat Out (89), Princess Of Sylmar (55), Animal Kingdom (47), Graydar (30), Orb (26), Successful Dan (22), Boisterous (12), Kettle Corn (11), Departing (9), Marketing Mix (9), Tiz Miz Sue (8), Oxbow (7), Paynter (6), Mucho Macho Man (5), Suggestive Boy (5), Justin Phillip (4), Groupie Doll (3), Last Gunfighter (3), Ron The Greek (2), Delaunay (1), Mizdirection (1), Stephanie’s Kitten (1)