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Mendelssohn Moves Up In Latest NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Media voters appear to be coming around to UAE (G2) winner Mendelssohn, the only 3-year-old to move up in the latest NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll just 12 days out from the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). With the final prep races run two weekends ago, this week’s rankings were determined without any new race results and could foreshadow […]

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Justify Leads Audible, Good Magic In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Undefeated Justify has taken over the top spot in the latest NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll and will likely be favored in the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve after winning Saturday’s $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1) by three lengths over Bolt d’Oro, who had topped the NTRA Top-3-Year-Old Poll for its first 10 weeks. The lightly raced Justify – trained by Bob […]

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Audible Jumps To Second In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

New York-bred Audible (6 first-place votes, 381 points)hasmoved up to second in the latest NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll following a three-length score in Saturday’s $1 million Xpressbet Florida Derby, while Ireland-based Mendelssohn (9; 285) jumped to third on the basis of a track-record, 18 1/2-length win in the $2 million UAE Derby. Bolt d’Oro (28 first-place votes, 429 points), expected to run in Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby, […]

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Always Dreaming Ranked Highest In Final NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The 2017 Triple Crown series is now in the books with the running of the final jewel, the 149th Belmont Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park this past Saturday. The “Test of the Champion” won by Tapwrit did not get voted the best NTRA three-year-old as the final votes were tabulated in week 20 of the […]

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Classic Empire Resumes First Place In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Finishing second in the 142nd Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course this past Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland, Classic Empire (21 first-place-votes,  405 points) is ranked number one in week 17 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today. John and Debby Oxley’s reigning two-year-old champion Classic Empire, […]

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Always Dreaming Succeeds Classic Empire In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

With the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (Grade 1) in the books, the 2017 ‘run for the roses’ belongs to Always Dreaming and is crowned number one in week 15 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released Monday. Always Dreaming (43 first-place votes; […]

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Classic Empire Regains First In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The “Road to the Kentucky Derby” ran its last two final champion Derby prep races for three-year-olds and with it came along some changes but not a clear runaway choice in week 12 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today. John and Debby Oxley’s reigning two-year-old champion […]

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Always Dreaming Vaults To The Front Of The Field In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

A lot of great racing action took place this past week resulting with some major shuffling in the top-ten for three-year-olds as the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” nears its final run with two more prep races remaining in week 11 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released […]

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NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll Remains Largely Unchanged As McCraken Stays On Top

Three races took place this past weekend for the 3-year-old division: Steve Asmussen trainee Hence won the G3 Sunland Derby by 3 ¾ lengths and earned 50 qualifying points on the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard, Fast and Accurate won the G3 Spiral for 50 points, and Thunder Snow took Dubai’s Group 2 UAE Derby for 100 […]

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McCraken Leads Top 3-Year-Old Poll; Rebel Winner Malagacy Jumps To Fifth

lThis past weekend may have left some folks scratching their heads a bit for a Derby prospect after the running of the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes, a two-turn 1 1/16 miles event on dirt at Oaklawn Park as the “Road to the Kentucky Derby “continues in week eight of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) […]

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