Ruidoso Winners Make National Poll Moves

Apolltical Chad makes his debut in this week's AQHA 2-year-old poll.

Q-Racing Journal

Champion Jess Good Candy rose two places in the AQHA 3-year-olds & older poll.

Ruidoso Futurity (G1) winner Apolltical Chad debuted at No. 2 this week in the AQHA national poll of 2-year-olds, fresh off Sunday's victory in his first stakes final. Runner-up A Revenant also jumped into the rankings for the first time at No. 9. The juvenile poll continues to be led for a second consecutive week by Heritage Place Futurity (G1) winner Duponte.

As for the older horses, Ruidoso Derby (G1) victor Jess Good Candy rose two places this week to No. 3, as last year's All American Futurity winner builds his sophomore resume. Remington Park Invitational Championship (G1) winner Zoomin Effortlessly continues a solid hold on the top spot ahead of Moonist.

1.         DUPONTE (108)
2.         APOLLTICAL CHAD (96)
3.         TELLER BAJA (84)
4.         ONE PROUD EAGLE (66)
5.         CORONAS FIRST DIVA (63)
6.         JUST CALL ME CARTER (52)
7.         EYEMA BLUE WAGON (37)
8.         SWEET ANNIE GL (36)
9.         A REVENANT (18)
10.       V POWER (12)

Chazaq (10), Running Dragon (6), RDD Lajollanfastdash (6), Widows Devil (5), Dragon N Panther (4), Senator Teller (3), Louisiana Jewels (2), Tac My Time (2), Good Captain Pepper (1).

1.         ZOOMIN EFFORTLESSLY (107)
2.         MOONIST (93)
3.         JESS GOOD CANDY (90)
4.         MOONIN THE EAGLE (73)
5.         AJS HIGH (64)
6.         JRC CALLAS FIRST (40)
7.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (37)
8.         QUIRKY (27)
9.         A TRES OF PAINT (18)
10.       EC JET ONE (12)

Gyr Jammer (11), Fire On Fly (9), Jessies First Down (5), Houdini (4), This Candys Awesome (4), Queen Washita (4), Jess Good Reason (3), Im Beau Brown (1), Volcam Bay (1), BV Midnite Express (1), Once Over (1)   

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