Two Million Qualifiers Move Up Poll

Two freshman make their move in the AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com Poll

Q-Racing Journal

Two freshman join this week's racing poll.

Docs Best Card and Ima Fearless Hero, the two-fastest qualifiers Sunday for the $1,957,175 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity (G1), both gained ground in this week's AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Poll for the 2-year-olds. Docs Best Card moved up one spot to No. 8 in the rankings, while Ima Fearless Hero debuted in the poll at No. 10. Meanwhile, the top of the poll tightened considerably in balloting this week as All American Futurity (G1) winner Jess Good Candy now has a tenuous 103-102 edge over fast-closing double-Grade 1 winner Tres Friends.

There were no major changes in the rankings this week for the 3-year-olds and older. Moonist continues to hold a solid 105-97 edge in the balloting over Heza Dasha Fire. Next month's Champion of Champions (G1) at Los Alamitos awaits many of the top older horses.
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         JESS GOOD CANDY (103)
2.         TRES FRIENDS (102)
3.         WALK THRU CRYSTAL (82)
4.         BV MIDNITE EXPRESS (64)
5.         LITTLE TALKS (60)
6.         FIRST VALIANT SIGN (51)
7.         ONE FABULOUS EAGLE (44)
8.         DOCS BEST CARD (28)
9.         REGARD WITH RESPECT (24)
10.       IMA FEARLESS HERO (11)
 
Famous Little Reba (10), Jessa Louisiana Zoom (7), Tee Chic (5), TF Im That Guy (5), Careless Lightning (2), Not Perry Pretty (2), A Tres Of Paint (2), First Fancy Racy (2)
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER
 
1.         MOONIST (105)
2.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (97)
3.         APOLLITICAL BLOOD (80)
4.         DAYTONA B (76)
5.         DASHIN BROWN STREAK (64)
6.         BODACIOUS EAGLE (49)
7.         FAR NIENTE (47)
8.         QUIRKY (25)
9.         ROCK YOU (22)
10.       KISS MY HOCKS (12)
 
JRC Callas First (9), Sam Crow (8), Open Me A Corona (4), BF Farm Boss (4), Marys Coronitas (1), Zoomin Effortlessly (1), Fire Fortune (1)

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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