St. George Secure’s 5-year-old mare Letruska has retained the No. 1 place within the newest NTRA Nationwide Thoroughbred Ballot following a quiet week wherein not one of the prime rated horses had been in motion. Consequently, the primary eight locations within the ballot remained unchanged.
Letruska, educated by Fausto Gutierrez, has received 4 of 5 begins this 12 months, together with the Grade 1 Apple Blossom Handicap at Oaklawn Park, the Grade 1 Ogden Phipps at Belmont Park, and the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis at Churchill Downs. A daughter of 2010 Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Tremendous Saver, Letruska has 13 first-place votes and 298 factors.
Godolphin’s 4-year-old Maxfield, educated by Brendan Walsh, is in second place with six first-place votes and 266 factors. Maxfield dominated the June 26 Grade 2 Stephen Foster Stakes at Churchill Downs with a robust 3 ¼-length win to enhance his total document to seven wins in eight begins.
Godolphin’s Mystic Information, winner of the Group 1 Dubai World Cup and second within the Grade 2 Suburban at Belmont, is in third place. Skilled by Mike Stidham, Mystic Information acquired seven first-place votes and 244 factors.
Klaravich Stables’ 4-year-old gelding Home Spending is in fourth place with seven first-place votes and 225 factors. Skilled by Chad Brown, in 2021 Home Spending has received the Grade 1 Outdated Forester Bourbon Turf Basic in a useless warmth at Churchill Downs, and the Grade 1 Resorts World On line casino Manhattan Stakes at Belmont.
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton Racing’s 4-year-old Silver State, undefeated in 4 begins this 12 months, is in fifth place. Skilled by Steve Asmussen, Silver State, winner of the Grade 1 Hill ‘N’ Dale Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont, has one first-place vote and 205 factors.
Godolphin’s 3-year-old Important High quality, winner of the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes offered by NYRA Bets, is in sixth place. Skilled by Brad Cox, Important High quality has two first-place votes and 193 factors.
Korea Racing Authority’s Knicks Go, additionally educated by Cox, runaway winner Grade 3 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap on July 2, and victorious in Gulfstream Park’s Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational in January, is in seventh place with 133 factors.
Michael Lund Petersen’s 4-year-old Gamine (90 factors), the 2020 champion feminine sprinter, who’s three for 3 this 12 months, is in eighth place for coach Bob Baffert.
George E. Corridor and SportBLX Thoroughbreds Corp’s 4-year-old Max Participant, upset winner of the Suburban, is in a ninth-place tie with My Racehorse Secure, Spendthrift Farm and Madaket Stables’ 6-year-old Monomoy Lady.
Max Participant, educated by Asmussen, and the 6-year-old Monomoy Lady, a two-time Eclipse Award winner, educated by Cox, every has 55 factors.
The NTRA High Thoroughbred polls are the game’s most complete surveys of specialists. Each week eligible journalists and broadcasters forged votes for his or her prime 10 horses, with factors awarded on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 foundation. All horses which have raced within the U.S., are in coaching within the U.S., or are identified to be pointing to a significant occasion within the U.S. are eligible for the NTRA High Thoroughbred Ballot. Voting within the High Thoroughbred Ballot is scheduled to be carried out via Nov. 6.
The complete outcomes for the NTRA Thoroughbred Polls could be discovered on the NTRA web site at: https://www.ntra.com/ntra-top-thoroughbred-poll-july-12-2021/
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