NTRA Thoroughbred Polls

Updated: September 7, 2006, 2:58 PM ET
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Thoroughbred Poll
NEW YORK -- Week 26 of the 2006 NTRA Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through September 4. Current Horse of the Year ranking of the top Thoroughbreds as voted by horseracing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first-place votes in parentheses, 2006 record and total points. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare.

NTRA Thoroughbred Poll
RANK HORSE AGE/SEX RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS
1. Lava Man (11) 5-G 6-6-0-0 170 1
2. Bernardini (6) 3-C 6-5-0-0 166 2
3. Invasor (1) 4-C 4-3-0-0 138 3
4. Silver Train 4-C 4-2-1-0 74 4
5. Aragorn 4-C 5-3-2-0 63 5
6. Gorella 4-F 4-3-0-0 53 7
7. Henny Hughes 3-C 2-2-0-0 47 9
8.The Tin Man 8-G 4-3-1-0 43 6
9. Barbaro 3-C 5-4-0-0 41 8
10.Showing Up 3-C 6-5-0-0 40 -

Others receiving votes: Discreet Cat-30, Fleet Indian-26, Jazil-13, Shirocco-12, Wait a While-12, Siren Lure-10, Bushfire-9, Surf Cat-9, Pine Island-7, Circular Quay-5, English Channel-5, Bluegrass Cat-4, Dubai Escapade-4, T.H. Approval-4, Cacique-3, Sun King-2.


Final 2006 Three-Year-Old Poll
Week 15 of the 2006 NTRA Three-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through June 11. Ranking of the top Thoroughbreds as selected by horseracing media representatives on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first-place votes in parentheses, 2006 record and total points. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare.

NTRA Three-Year-Old Poll
RANK HORSE AGE/SEX RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS
1. Bernardini (8) 3-C 4-4-0-0 167 1
2. Barbaro (10) 3-C 5-4-0-0 137 4
3. Jazil 3-C 5-1-2-0 135 6
4. Bluegrass Cat 3-C 5-1-3-0 127 2
5. Sweetnorthernsaint 3-G 6-3-1-1 107 3
6. Steppenwolfer 3-C 7-2-2-2 67 5
7. Sunriver 3-C 6-2-1-2 49 9
8. Songster 3-C 5-3-2-0 43 -
9. Brother Derek 3-C 5-3-0-0 40 8
10. Lawyer Ron 3-C 5-4-0-0 28 7

Others receiving votes: Bushfire-15, Discreet Cat-15, Corinthian-8, Showing Up-8, Da Stoops-6, Record-5, Sinister Minister-5, Stream Cat-5, Bob and John-4, First Samurai-4, Lemons Forever-4, Wanna Runner-4, Point Determined-3, Balance-2, Too Much Bling-2.