Medaglia d' Oro, Read the Footnotes Top First NTRA Polls

Donn Handicap (gr. I) winner Medaglia d' Oro received all but two first-place votes to top the first weekly National Thoroughbred Racing Association national poll of 2004. Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) winner Read the Footnotes is ranked as the top 3-year-old.

Week one of the 2004 NTRA Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through Feb. 22. Ranking of the top Thoroughbreds as selected by horseracing media representatives on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 record and total points.

A_S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare.


National Poll


Other horses receiving votes: Seattle Fitz-25, Candy Ride-24, Funny Cide-24, During-23, Azeri-22, A.P. Adventure-21, Perfect Drift-21, Proud Man-18, Birdstone-14, Johar-14, Ten Most Wanted-13, Secret Request-12, Madcap Escapade-10, Megahertz-10, Wild Spirit (1)-10, Bear Fan-8, Ghostzapper-7, Peace Rules-7, Hard Buck-6, Roar Emotion-6, Six Perfections-6, Valentine Dancer-6, Fleetstreet Dancer-4, Bluesthestandard-3, Cat Fighter-3, Sir Cherokee-3, Action This Day-2, Value Plus-2, Eurosilver-2, Alke-1, Buckland Manor-1


3-year-old Poll


Other Horses Receiving Vote: A.P. Adventure-30, Tapit-17, Capac-14, Value Plus-13, The Cliff's Edge-11, Fire Slam-10, Minister Eric-10, Smarty Jones-10, Swingforthefences-10, Deputy Storm-9, Kitten's Joy-9, Madcap Escapade-9, Imperialism-6, Mr. Jester-5, Class Above-4, Redskin Warrior-4, Miss, Coronado-3, Silver Wagon-3, Tiger Hunt-3, Borrego, Cuvee-2, Hosco-2, Odds On-2, Shaniko-2, Eddington-1, Lucky Pulpit-1

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