Little Talks Speaks Loudly in Rankings

Futurity winner joins Top 10 Poll.

Q-Racing Journal

Little Talks joins the Top 10 poll.

Little Talks parlayed Sunday's victory in the $1,049,350 Golden State Million Futurity (G1) at Los Alamitos into a No. 3 ranking in this week's AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Poll for 2-year-olds. Walk Thru Crystal, a two-time major futurity finals winner this year, held onto the No. 2 ranking despite finishing fourth in the Golden State Million Futurity. Runner-up Docs Best Card also debuted this week at No. 10. Meanwhile, the 2-year-olds continue to be paced by unanimous No. 1 Jess Good Candy, winner of the All American Futurity (G1).
 
As for the older horses, Moonist continues to lead the rankings with a solid 104-89 edge in the balloting, but Heza Dasha Fire moved up three places this week to No. 2. Heza Dasha Fire registered Saturday’s $859,400 Los Alamitos Super Derby (G1) and earned a berth into the Champion of Champions (G1) to be contested December 12 at Los Alamitos.
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         JESS GOOD CANDY (110)
2.         WALK THRU CRYSTAL (91)
3.         LITTLE TALKS (76)
4.         BV MIDNITE EXPRESS (68)
5.         TRES FRIENDS (63)
6.         FIRST VALIANT SIGN (57)
7.         ONE  FABULOUS EAGLE (32)
8.         REGARD WITH RESPECT (29)
9.         FAMOUS LITTLE REBA (18)
10.       DOCS BEST CARD (17)
 
Jessa Louisiana Zoom (10), Tee Chic (6), TF Im That Guy (6), Ima Fearless Hero (4), Mayleen PYC (2), A Tres Of Paint (2), Ivan James (2), Not Perry Pretty (2), WH Kenny G (1)
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         MOONIST (104)
2.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (89)
3.         APOLLITICAL BLOOD (86)
4.         DASHIN BROWN STREAK (75)
5.         FAR NIENTE (65)
6.         QUIRKY (44)
7.         KISS MY HOCKS (40)
8.         ROCK YOU (34)
9.         JRC CALLAS FIRST (29)
10.       BF FARM BOSS (12)
 
Sam Crow (7), Forget It (6), Matabari (5), Zoomin Effortlessly (4), Fire Fortune (3), Open Me A Corona (2)

Voting Panel:

Ed Burgart (Los Alamitos)
Martha Claussen (Wrangler Racing Ace)
Mike Cusortelli (Stallionesearch.com)
Tom Dawson (Sports Television Producer)
Dale Day (Remington Park)
Ben Hudson (TRACK Magazine)
Dave Weaver (TVG)
Jeremy Plonk (Horse Player NOW)
Jerry Shottenkirk (Horse Player NOW)
Terry Turrell (Horse Player NOW)
Ty Wyant (Ruidoso Downs)
 
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