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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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Lady Eli, Abel Tasman Move Up As Arrogate Remains On Top In Newest NTRA Poll

Week 26 of The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages gets mixed reaction from the NTRA media voters following this past weekend of racing which results were released today. Arrogate ( 35 first-place votes; 402 points) who had been dominating the poll for the last 25 weeks as the unanimous […]

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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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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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McCraken Retains Top Spot In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The past weekend two Grade 2 prep races were run as the “Road to the Kentucky Derby “nears closer to Derby day. The winner from The Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (Tapwrit) and the San Felipe Stakes (Mastery) at Santa Anita resulted in changes in this week’s top-ten in week seven of the National Thoroughbred […]

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McCraken Just Holds On To Top Spot In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

This past weekend  of prep races for the “Road to the Kentucky Derby ”jostled the top-ten rankings with races cross crossing the east, west and southern coasts in week six of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today. Still ranked number one is McCraken (13 first-place votes, 312 […]

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McCraken Stays Ahead Of Irish War Cry In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The “Road to the Kentucky Derby” ran through New Orleans at the Fair Grounds with the running of the G2 Risen Star Stakes. Won by Brad Grady and trained by Joe Sharp Girvin (84) advances into the top-ten to ninth position in week five of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which […]

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McCraken Takes Over First Place In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

This past weekend the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” biggest race ran through Tampa Bay Downs in Florida resulting in some minor changes in week  three of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today. Moving up a notch from second to first-place is McCraken (18 first-place votes; 335 […]

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Irish War Cry Vaults To Top Of NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

This past weekend the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” ran through Gulfstream Park, Aqueduct and Santa Anita Park resulting with some shuffling the previous sophomores from their previous berth in the top ten in week two of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today. Moving right to the […]

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