NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll – March 11, 2014

In the first NTRA Top Thoroughbred poll of the year on March 11, two standouts appeared on the polls voted on by the media. Many of the Top 10 in both the Top Thoroughbred and Top 3-Year-Old polls were not surprising with Game On Dude opening the voting in the No. 1 spot on the Top Thoroughbred Poll for the third straight year and Holy Bull Stakes winner Cairo Prince leading the 3-Year-Old Poll.

Top Thoroughbred Poll

Last weekend’s Santa Anita Handicap winner Game On Dude earned the most votes in the Top Thoroughbred Poll with 427 overall points. Game On Dude became the first horse to win three Big ‘Caps, winning both the 2011 and 2013 editions in addition to this year’s.He was followed by Royal Delta with 342 points and Point of Entry with 277. Both horses have won their only start in 2013.

Week one of the 2013 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through March 3. Current Horse of the Year ranking of the Top Thoroughbred on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 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.

HORSE

SEX

STATS

PTS

PVS

1

Game On Dude (18)

7-G

2-1-0-0

427

2

Will Take Charge (3)

4-C

2-0-2-0

369

3

Lea (5)

5-H

2-2-0-0

310

4

Wise Dan (20)

7-G

0-0-0-0

306

5

Mucho Macho Man

6-H

2-1-0-0

271

6

Palace Malice (1)

4-C

1-1-0-0

214

7

Sahara Sky

6-H

2-1-0-0

139

8

Winning Prize

5-H

2-2-0-0

120

9

Beholder

4-F

0-0-0-0

73

10

Princess Of Sylmar

4-F

0-0-0-0

37

Other horses receiving votes:  Blingo (34), Lochte (34), Golden Ticket (30), Normandy Invasion (30), Cairo Prince (24), Groupie Doll (18), California Chrome (15), Pontchatrain (13), Onlyforyou (11), Teen Pauline (11), Ribo Bobo (9), Awesome Baby (7), Untapable (7), Candy Boy (6), Cross Traffic (6), Strapping Groom (6), Twilight Eclipse (6), Winning Prize (arg) (6), Uncaptured (5), Itsmyluckyday (4), Judy The Beauty (4), Pontchartrain (4), Strong Mandate (4), Bradester (3), Daddy Nose Best (3), Jeranimo (3), Admiral Kitten (2), Devil’s Cave (2), Fashion Plate (2), Honor Code (2), Private Zone (2), Samraat (2), Long River (1), Mark Valeski (1), Red Rifle (1), Testa Rossi (1)

Top 3-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll

Cairo Prince’s win in the Holy Bull Stakes allowed him to start the year on top of the Polls with 411 points, he is followed by California Chrome, who won last week’s San Felipe in convincing fashion.

Week one of the 2014 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through March 9. 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).

HORSE

SEX

STATS

PTS

PVS

1

Cairo Prince (25)

3-C

1-1-0-0

411

2

California Chrome (8)

3-C

2-2-0-0

317

3

Candy Boy (6)

3-C

1-1-0-0

274

4

Honor Code (3)

3-C

0-0-0-0

246

5

Samraat (2)

3-C

2-2-0-0

245

6

Tapiture

3-C

1-1-0-0

235

7

Intense Holiday

3-C

2-1-0-1

167

8

Wildcat Red (1)

3-C

3-2-1-0

139

9

Strong Mandate (1)

3-C

1-0-1-0

110

10

General A Rod

3-C

2-1-1-0

65

Other horses receiving votes:  Ring Weekend (51), Shared Belief 1-(36), Uncle Sigh (36), Untapable (35), Tamarando (34), Midnight Hawk (26), Bayern (19), Awesome Baby (18), Havana (13), Onlyforyou (12), Vicar’s In Trouble (12), Constitution (9), In Trouble (9), Noble Moon (9), New Year’s Day (8), Conquest Titan (7), Fashion Plate (7), Vinceremos (6), Kobe’s Back (5), Albano (4), Gala Award (4), Solitary Ranger (4), Bobby’s Kitten (3), Commissioner (2), Mexikoma (2), A Step Ahead (1), Kid Cruz (1), Mr Speaker (1), Spot (1), Tonalist

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