This week’s Polls saw many moves on both fronts after a big weekend of racing. Both polls saw previously unranked horses make moves into the top 10 with big victories and a few fall out of the top 10 after disappointing finishes.
Top Thoroughbred Poll
Week nine of the 2015 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through May 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, 2015 record and total points. Poll Concludes Monday, Nov. 2. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling. Eclipse Icon represents Eclipse Award Winner.
|1||Shared Belief (21)||4-G||3-2-0-0||387||1|
|2||California Chrome (6)||4-C||2-0-2-0||356||2|
|3||American Pharoah (16)||3-C||3-3-0-0||337||6|
Other horses receiving votes: Untapable (91), Dortmund (87), Private Zone (79), Honor Code (52), Protonico (47), Race Day (45), Secret Circle (43), Beholder (38), Wise Dan – 1 (20), Lovely Maria (19), Bayern (18), Warren’s Veneda (13), Mshawish (10), Hoppertunity (8), Imagining (8), Ring Weekend (8), Power Broker (5), Wicked Strong (5), Palace Malice (4), Big Blue Kitten (2), Don’t Tell Sophia (2), Effinex (2), Promise Me Silver (2), Salutos Amigos (2), Dame Dorothy (1), Imperative (1)
Top Three-Year-Old Poll
Week nine of the 2015 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through May 3. 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, 2015 record and total points. The three-year-old poll represents horses competing up and through the Triple Crown Championships. Poll concludes June 8.(Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling. Eclipse Icon represents Eclipse Award Winner.
|1||American Pharoah (47)||3-C||3-3-0-0||470||1|
Other horses receiving votes: El Kabeir (28), I’m A Chatterbox (20), Keen Ice (20), Lady Eli (19), Upstart (19), Divining Rod (8), Itsaknockout (8), Promise Me Silver (7), Malibu Moon (6), Mubtaahij (6), Stanford (5), Condo Commando (4), Far Right (4), Madefromlucky (2), Stellar Wind (2), Texas Red (2), Bodhisattva (1), Divisidero (1), One Lucky Dane (1), Whiskey Ticket (1)