This week, Palace Malice took over the top spot and Close Hatches moved into fourth on the Top Thoroughbred Poll after big performances in the Metropolitan Handicap (G1) and Ogden Phipps (G1), respectively, over the weekend. On the 3-Year-Old Poll, Belmont (G1) victor Tonalist jumped to second place while convincing Woody Stephens (G2) winner Bayern moved into the eighth position.
Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week 14 of the 2014 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through June 8. 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||Palace Malice (33)||4-C||4-4-0-0||419||2|
|2||Wise Dan (8)||7-G||2-2-0-0||365||1|
|3||Game On Dude (2)||7-G||3-1-1-0||282||4|
|8||Will Take Charge||4-C||4-1-2-0||116||8|
|9||Princess Of Sylmar||4-F||2-1-1-0||95||11|
|10||Mucho Macho Man||6-H||2-1-0-0||91||10|
Other horses receiving votes: Tonalist (31), Winning Prize (30), Revolutionary (27), Beholder (25), Goldencents (20), Real Solution (19), Midnight Lucky (7), Coffee Clique (6), Obviously (4), Bayern (3), Imagining (3), Room Service (3), Norumbega (2), Winning Cause (2), Clubhouse Ride (1), Frac Daddy (1), Imperative (1), Sahara Sky (1), Sweet Reason (1)
Top 3-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll
Week 14 of the FINAL 2014 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through June 8. 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||6-5-0-0||427||1|
|7||Ride On Curlin||3-C||7-1-2-2||125||3|
Other horses receiving votes: Constitution (50), Commanding Curve (45), Hoppertunity (44), Samraat (40), Sweet Reason (29), Dance With Fate (26), Kid Cruz (11), Cairo Prince (7), General A Rod (7), Candy Boy (6), Room Service (5), Wildcat Red (3), Top Fortitude (2), Bobby’s Kitten (1), Mr Speaker (1)