Breeders’ Cup contenders spread across the top 10 poll for week 36. With his win in the Mile Wise Dan leads the poll in the number one position, followed by the Classic winner Mucho Macho Man, moving up from the seventh spot last week. The three year old Distaff winner, Beholder, joined the top 10 in the number 3 spot, closely followed by Will Take Charge, moving up from the eighth spot with his second place finish in the Classic. Game On Dude had a disappointing eighth place finish in the Classic, dropping him down to the fifth spot from the first and Princess of Sylmar dropped down to the sixth spot with her sixth place finish in the Distaff. Groupie Doll joined the top 10 in the seventh spot after her victory in the Filly and Mare Sprint and Dank joined in the eighth with a win in the Filly and Mare Turf. Royal Delta dropped down to the ninth spot with her fourth place finish in the Distaff and Mizdirection joined the top 10 in spot 10 with a victory in the Turf Sprint.
2013 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week 36 of the FINAL 2013 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through November 3. 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 (53)||6-G||7-6-1-0||548||2|
|2||Mucho Macho Man (2)||5-H||5-2-0-2||473||7|
|4||Will Take Charge (1)||3-C||10-4-2-0||365||8|
|5||Game On Dude (0)||6-G||6-5-0-0||279||1|
|6||Princess Of Sylmar (0)||3-F||8-6-1-0||177||3|
|7||Groupie Doll (0)||5-M||4-2-0-2||131||26|
|9||Royal Delta (0)||5-M||7-3-2-0||102||4|
Other horses receiving votes:
Goldencents (68), Fort Larned (51), Graydar (40), Orb (40), Point Of Entry (39), Secret Circle (38), Palace Malice (30), Declaration Of War (26), Ron The Greek (19), Sahara Sky (11), Cross Traffic (10), Oxbow (8), Magician (7), Outstrip (6), Close Hatches (4), New Year’s Day (4), The Fugue (4), Big Blue Kitten (3), Chriselliam (3), She’s A Tiger (3), Za Approval (3), Departing (2), Flat Out (2), Itsmyluckyday (2), Points Offthebench (2), Dreaming Of Julia (1), Havana (1), Indy Point (1), Up With The Birds (1)