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Sass Me Blue cracks Top 10 in Racing Poll.

Sass Me Blue cracks Top 10 in Racing Poll.

A victory in Sunday's $100,000 Mildred Vessels Memorial Handicap (G1) at Los Alamitos earned Sass Me Blue a berth into the Champion of Champions (G1), as well as the No. 9 ranking in the latest AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Poll for 3-year-olds and older. Among those in her wake at Los Al was champion Quirky, who slid to No. 10 in the poll after a fourth-place performance. Sass Me Blue was runner-up in January's Charger Bar Handicap (G1), which was won by Quirky, before missing six months of action.

The top of the older-horse rankings continues to be led by sophomores EC Jet One and Jess Good Candy. Meanwhile, All American Futurity (G1) winner Imperial Eagle continues a dominant spot atop the juvenile rankings, accumulating 107 of 110 possible points in the balloting. The only newcomer to the 2-year-old poll this week was the reappearance of Governor's Cup Futurity (RG2) winner AJs Anna Smoke at No. 10.

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS
 
1.         IMPERIAL EAGLE (107)
2.         A REVENANT (85)
3.         DUPONTE (75)
4.         CHAZAQ (69)
5.         APOLLTICAL CHAD (67)
6.         CORONAS FIRST DIVA (62)
7.         THE MARFA LIGHTS (48)
8.         TELLER BAJA (30)
9.         ONE PROUD EAGLE (26)
10.       AJS ANNA SMOKE (9)
 
Just Call Me Carter (8), RDD Lajollanfastdash (6), Sweet Annie GL (1), JM Mister Destiny (1), Magical Jess (1)
 
NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER
 
1.         EC JET ONE (105)
2.         JESS GOOD CANDY (96)
3.         HEZA DASHA FIRE (84)
4.         VALIANT ROGUE (67)
5.         MOONIN THE EAGLE (57)
6.         AJS HIGH (47)
7.         CELTIC EMBLEM (37)
8.         HE LOOKS HOT (36)
9.         SASS ME BLUE (20)
10.       QUIRKY (14)
 
Moonist (12), Brave Heart Won (12), Volcom Bay (4), GYR Jammer (3), Jessies First Down (3), JRC Callas First (3), Rite Regal (2), Fantastic Six Pack (2), One Fabulous Eagle (1)

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