Jessies First Down Moves Up

Repeat Grade 1 winner rises in racing poll.

Repeat Grade 1 winner rises in racing poll.

Zia Park Championship (G1) winner Jessies First Down rose from No. 10 to No. 5 in this week's AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Poll for 3-year-olds and older. The Texas-bred by FDD Dynasty has now finished first or second in all 10 starts this year and added to his previous victory in the Refrigerator Handicap (G1) at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Texas. The top older horse in the land this week continues to be All American Derby (G1) victor EC Jet One, who leads Heza Dasha Fire by a 101-91 margin in the balloting.

There were no major changes to the 2-year-old rankings this week. Imperial Eagle, winner of the All American Futurity (G1), remains a near-unanimous No. 1 with 109 of 110 possible points in the voting. The only poll movement among the juveniles this week came from High Plains Perry, who moved up one spot to No. 4.
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         IMPERIAL EAGLE (109)
2.         A REVENANT (90)
3.         LOTTA BLUES MAN (75)
4.         HIGH PLAINS PERRY (69)
5.         CHAZAQ (61)
6.         APOLLTICAL CHAD (54)
7.         CORONAS FIRST DIVA (41)
8.         DUPONTE (39)
9.         ONE PROUD EAGLE (28)
10.       THE MARFA LIGHTS (22)
 
TF Racee Runaway (12), 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 (101)
2.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (91)
3.         JESS GOOD CANDY (84)
4.         AJS HIGH (80)
5.         JESSIES FIRST DOWN (65)
6.         BIG LEW (47)
7.         MOONIN THE EAGLE (34)
8.         FIRST VALIANT SIGN (33)
9.         VALIANT ROGUE (27)
10.       HE LOOKS HOT (22)
 
Celtic Emblem (6), Sass Me Blue (5), Rite Regal (4), Moonist (3), Brave Heart Won (3)

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