AQHA Racing Poll

Imperial Eagle soars in AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com Poll.

Imperial Eagle soars in AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com Poll.

Top-ranked 2-year-old Imperial Eagle bolstered his resume in winning Sunday's $200,000 Southwest Juvenile Championship (G1) at Zia Park and unanimously was voted No. 1 in this week's AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Poll for the juveniles.

He garnered all 110 points in the balloting to pace a Top 10 that did not change from a week ago. The All American Futurity (G1) winner Imperial Eagle now has a pair of Grade 1 victories on his resume, joining Runnning Brook Gal as the only freshmen to score two Grade 1 victories at the classic 440 yards (she won that double in 2009). Meanwhile, A Revenant sits a clear-cut No. 2 on the strength of his Rainbow Futurity (G1) score this summer, but No. 3 Lotta Blues Man will get to make his case this weekend in the $1,950,050 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity (G1).

All American Derby (G1) winner EC Jet One holds a tenuous 100-94 edge atop the poll this week for the 3-year-old-and-older set. But No. 2 Heza Dasha Fire figures to vault him if he’s able to score in the all-important $600,000 Champion of Champions (G1) on Saturday night at Los Alamitos. Challengers in the Champion of Champions include this week's No. 4 AJs High, No. 6 Big Lew and No. 10 He Looks Hot.

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         IMPERIAL EAGLE (110)
2.         A REVENANT (100)
3.         LOTTA BLUES MAN (77)
4.         HIGH PLAINS PERRY (70)
5.         CHAZAQ (58)
6.         APOLLTICAL CHAD (54)
7.         CORONAS FIRST DIVA (43)
8.         DUPONTE (33)
9.         ONE PROUD EAGLE (25)
10.       THE MARFA LIGHTS (22)
 
TF Racee Runaway (17), Eye N Capo (2), RDD Lajollanfastdash (2), Racy High Roller (1), Just Call Me Carter (1)

 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER
 
1.         EC JET ONE (100)
2.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (94)
3.         JESS GOOD CANDY (84)
4.         AJS HIGH (80)
5.         JESSIES FIRST DOWN (66)
6.         BIG LEW (47)
7.         FIRST VALIANT SIGN (32)
8.         MOONIN THE EAGLE (31)
9.         VALIANT ROGUE (28)
10.       HE LOOKS HOT (23)
 
Celtic Emblem (6), Sass Me Blue (5), Rite Regal (4), Brave Heart Won (3), Moonist (2)

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