AQHA Racing - Horseplayernow Poll

Pollsters Absorb Mixed Trial Results

Pollsters absorb the mixed trials results.

Coronas First Diva, fastest qualifier on Day 2 of the All American Futurity (G1) trials, moved up two spots to No. 6 this week in the latest AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com Poll for 2-year-olds. The All American Futurity final also will include No. 4-ranked Apolltical Chad. Meanwhile, Rainbow Futurity (G1) winner A Revenant continues a solid 107-98 lead in balloting over Heritage Place Futurity (G1) champ Duponte. The latter mustered only a fourth-place bid in his All American Futurity trial.

Top-ranked older horse Jess Good Candy continued his perfect record with his All American Derby (G1) trial victory, but he did not run fast enough to qualify for the final, pollsters continued to make him a unanimous No. 1. Despite being a stunned second at 3-to-10 in his All American Derby (G1) trial, pollsters kept Valiant Rogue at the No. 2 spot this week after a troubled break. None of the All American Derby's 10 qualifiers are current members of the poll. The newcomer to the rankings this week at No. 10 was Rite Regal, who ran his winning streak to four by taking the Golden State Derby (G2) at Los Alamitos.

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         A REVENANT (107)
2.         DUPONTE (98)
3.         CHAZAQ (88)
4.         APOLLTICAL CHAD (78)
5.         TELLER BAJA (55)
6.         CORONAS FIRST DIVA (47)
7.         ONE PROUD EAGLE (43)
8.         AJS ANNA SMOKE (25)
9.         JESS CALL ME CARTER (21)
10.       HOT INDY CHICK (14)
 
V Power (9), Accountably (6), Eyema Blue Wagon (4), Platinum FDD (3), Sweet Annie GL (3), Running Dragon (2), Paint My Pilot (1), Miss Alluring Menace (1)
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER
 
1.         JESS GOOD CANDY (110)
2.         VALIANT ROGUE (83)
3.         AJS HIGH (73)
4.         MOONIN THE EAGLE (69)
5.         HE LOOKS HOT (47)
6.         ZOOMIN EFFORTLESSLY (34)
7.         QUIRKY (33)
8.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (28)
9.         MOONIST (21)
10.       RITE REGAL (19)
 
EC Jet One (18), JRC Callas First (15), Volcom Bay (11), A Tres Of Paint (10), Fire On The Fly (8), GYR Jammer (6), One Fabulous Eagle (5), Jessies First Down (4), Houdini (2), Queen Washita (2), This Candys Awesome (1), Flay (1), Open Me A Corona (1)

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