AQHA Racing - Horseplayernow.com Poll

Jessies First Down serving notice in this week's poll.

Jessies First Down serving notice in this week's poll.

Jessies First Down continued a remarkable season Friday by winning the Refrigerator Handicap (G1) at Lone Star Park, and he cracked the AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com Top 10 this week at No. 8. The Texas-bred gelding now sports a record of six wins and three seconds from nine starts in 2016, achieved among five major stakes finals and in three states. He was the only newcomer to the rankings for older horses, which continue to be led by star sophomores EC Jet One and Jess Good Candy this week.

Meanwhile, Missouri-bred Racy High Roller notched his first stakes win in Saturday's PCQHRA Futurity (G2) at Los Alamitos and earned the No. 10 spot in this week's 2-year-old rankings. The One Famous Eagle gelding had been fourth in the Ed Burke Million Futurity (G1) final earlier this season. All American Futurity (G1) champ Imperial Eagle inched closer to a unanimous No. 1 this week with 109 of 110 possible points in the balloting. Note that No. 4-ranked juvenile Duponte will be in action Saturday as the 9-5 morning line favorite in the Dash For Cash Futurity (G1) final at Lone Star Park.
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         IMPERIAL EAGLE (109)
2.         A REVENANT (84)
3.         CHAZAQ (76)
4.         DUPONTE (75)
5.         APOLLTICAL CHAD (67)
6.         CORONAS FIRST DIVA (62)
7.         THE MARFA LIGHTS (49)
8.         TELLER BAJA (26)
9.         ONE PROUD EAGLE (24)
10.       RACY HIGH ROLLER (9)
 
AJs Anna Smoke (8), Just Call Me Carter (8), RDD Lajollanfastdash (7), Magical Jess (1)
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER
 
1.         EC JET ONE (103)
2.         JESS GOOD CANDY (96)
3.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (86)
4.         VALIANT ROGUE (61)
5.         MOONIN THE EAGLE (49)
6.         AJS HIGH (44)
7.         HE LOOKS HOT (39)
8.         JESSIES FIRST DOWN (31)
9.         SASS ME BLUE (26)
10.       CELTIC EMBLEM (24)
 
Moonist (16), Brave Heart Won (12), Quirky (6), Volcom Bay (4), Fantastic Six Pack (4), GYR Jammer (2), Little Talks (1), Rite Regal (1)

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