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Maximum Security Debuts At Fifth In NTRA’s Top 3-Year-Old Poll

A handy victory by Maximum Security in the Grade 1 Xpressbet Florida Derby and some stirring performances on the Dubai World Cup card provided some movement in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll and NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll, respectively. Trained by Jason Servis, Maximum Security remained unbeaten in four career starts […]

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Game Winner, Improbable Hold Top Two Posts In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

An upset result in the Grade 2 Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots allowed By My Standards to crash the top 10 while reigning juvenile male champion Game Winner strengthened his position atop the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll this week. By My Standards came into the Louisiana […]

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Game Winner Still Leads NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Despite suffering his first career defeat at the hands of Omaha Beach this past weekend, reigning juvenile male champion Game Winner still retained the No. 1 spot on the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll this week. In his first start since capturing the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile last November 2, Game […]

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Tacitus, Haikal Make First Appearances In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The changing landscape in the sophomore ranks continues to be reflected in the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll as two newcomers enter the top 10 this week. Regally-bred Tacitus, the first foal out of champion Close Hatches, lived up to his elite bloodlines when he set a stakes-record while winning the Grade […]

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Code Of Honor Enters Top 5 Of NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Code of Honor’s breakout triumph in the Grade 2 Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes on March 2 allowed the son of Noble Mission to leapfrog into the top five of this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey, Code of Honor made amends for his fourth-place […]

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War Of Will Jumps To Second In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

An emphatic victory by War of Will in the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds this past Saturday was enough to elevate the Mark Casse-trainee to the No. 2 position behind champion Game Winner in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Owned by Gary Barber, War of Will captured […]

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Mucho Gusto Lands At No. 4 In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

An open-length victory over sealed, sloppy going in the Grade 3 Robert B. Lewis Stakes February 2 was enough to earn Mucho Gusto a place in the top 10 in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Owned by Michael Lund Petersen, Mucho Gusto became the latest sophomore from the barn of […]

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Justify Tops Both NTRA Polls After Triple Crown Triumph

The unbeaten chestnut colt Justify, whose 16-week epic journey from unraced maiden to Triple Crown winner has expanded the conventional thinking as to a Thoroughbred racehorse’s capabilities, was a unanimous choice atop the year’s final NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Trained by Bob Baffert for owners China Horse Club, WinStar Farm, Starlight Racing, and Head of Plains Partners, […]

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Accelerate Powers To Third Place In Weekly NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Accelerate moved up to third in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll for horses of all ages after his dominant win in the prestigious Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday. Also the winner of the Santa Anita Handicap in March, the 5-year-old Accelerate is the first older horse to earn multiple Grade 1 victories on dirt in […]

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Justify Leads NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll, Second Overall Behind West Coast

To nobody’s surprise, the undefeated dual-classic winner Justify remained a unanimous first-place choice in the latest NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll, results of which were released today, the Monday following his hard-fought win in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (G1). The Bob Baffert trainee, set to attempt a historic Triple Crown sweep in the June 9 Belmont Stakes (G1), earned all 40 first-place votes in this week’s poll […]

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