Clairiere catches Secret Oath at the wire to win the Apple Blossom (G1) on Saturday at Oaklawn. (Coady Photography)
NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll – April 17, 2023
NTRA Press Release
LEXINGTON, Ky.—After her brilliant performance catching Secret Oath at the wire in the Apple Blossom (G1) at Oaklawn last Saturday, Clairiere was voted top Thoroughbred in Week 12 of the 2023 NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll.
Forte remains at the top of the three-year-old poll followed by Tapit Trice.
The Poll is conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through April 16. Voting is conducted by national media.
The Three-Year-Old poll represents horses competing up and through the Triple Crown.
The Top Thoroughbred poll represents horses competing for Horse of the Year. The Top Thoroughbred Poll concludes on Tuesday, November 7 following the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
Rankings on poll are on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, 2023 record and total points. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling.
TOP THREE-YEAR OLD POLL
|2||TAPIT TRICE (4)||3-C||3-3-0-0||285||2|
|3||PRACTICAL MOVE (1)||3-C||2-2-0-0||261||3|
|4||ANGEL OF EMPIRE||3-C||3-2-1-0||253||4|
Other horses receiving votes: Mandarin Hero (42), Hit Show (23), Wet Paint (22), Faiza (20), Lord Miles (19), First Mission (17), Arabian Knight (14), Skinner (11), Cave Rock (10), Munnys Gold (6), Reincarnate (5), Blazing Sevens (4), Rocket Can (2), Geaux Rocket Ride (2), Cyclone Mischief (2), Disarm (1), Southlawn (1)
TOP THOROUGHBRED POLL
|1||ELITE POWER (24)||5-H||1-1-0-0||301||1|
|2||STILLETO BOY (3)||5-G||2-1-0-1||215||2|
|3||ART COLLECTOR (6)||6-H||2-1-1-0||209||3|
|4||WEST WILL POWER||6-H||2-1-1-0||174||4|
|10||CODY’S WISH (1)||5-H||0-0-0-0||84||8|
Other horses receiving votes: Country Grammer-1 (81), Forte (48), Defunded (34), Proxy (32), Nest (26), Taiba (25), A Mo Reay (24), Sibelius (23), Caravel (22), Tapit Trice (9), War Like Goddess (8), Matareya (8), Endorsed (7), Chez Pierre (7), Gunite (4), Practical Move (4), Hopper (4), Modern Games (2), Charge It (1), Amazing Grace (1), Skelly (1)
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