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WORLD THOROUGHBRED CHAMPIONSHIPS POLL


August 22, 2005     E-mail this page to a friend!

The following are the results of Week #7 voting in the World Thoroughbred Championships Poll covering racing performances through August 21. Voting by the panel in the World Thoroughbred Championships Poll is calculated on a on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Total points earned are listed for each horse. Voting will continue weekly through October 10. The panel, comprised of prominent international journalists and handicappers, will rank active and in-training horses, regardless of geographic location.
 
World Thoroughbred Championships Poll panelists will vote each week on the Top 10 contenders in the following divisions: Emirates Airline Distaff; NetJets Mile; TVG Sprint; Emirates Airline Filly & Mare Turf; John Deere Turf and Dodge Classic. Polling for the Alberto VO5 Juvenile Fillies and Bessemer Trust Juvenile Divisions will begin in September. 
 
DODGE CLASSIC DIVISION
   Points
1 Saint Liam 103
2 Rock Hard Ten 81
3 Commentator 78
4 Roman Ruler 57
5 Perfect Drift 49
6 Borrego 39
7 Bellamy Road 35
8 Afleet Alex 33
9 Flower Alley 28
10 Offlee Wild 24
  
JOHN DEERE TURF DIVISION
 
1 Azamour (IRE) 89
2 Powerscourt (GB) 86
3 Kitten's Joy 77
4 Motivator (GB) 73
5 Hurricane Run (IRE) 58
6 Better Talk Now 35
7 Bago (FR) 33
8 King's Drama (IRE) 28
9 Scorpion (IRE) 26
10 Fourty Niners Son 16
 

EMIRATES AIRLINE DISTAFF DIVISION
 
1 Ashado 110
2 Smuggler 78
3 Society Selection 74
4 Island Sand 59
5 Sweet Symphony 53
6 Stellar Jayne 47
7 Two Trail Sioux 33
8 Andujar 20
9 Tarlow 17
10 Dream of Summer 15
 
TVG SPRINT DIVISION
 
1 Lost in the Fog 104
2 Woke Up Dreamin 92
3 Forest Danger 68
4 Pomeroy 66
5 Greg's Gold 48
6 Battle Won 42
7 Commentator 30
8 Don Six 24
9 Unfurl the Flag 17
10 Imperialism 15
 
 
NETJETS MILE DIVISION
 
1 Artie Schiller 90
2 Dubawi (IRE) 89
3 Divine Proportions 77
4 Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) 69
5 Rakti (GB) 53
6 Valixir (IRE) 45
7 Proclamation (IRE) 33
8 Singletary 31
9 Soviet Song (IRE) 26
10 Castledale (IRE) 19
 
 EMIRATES AIRLINE FILLY & MARE TURF DIVISION
1 Megahertz (GB) 95
2 Angara (GB) 71
3 Ouija Board (GB) 60
4 Melhor Ainda 51
5 Shawanda (IRE) 50
6 Sand Springs 43
7 Wonder Again 40
8 Divine Proportions 27
9 Alexander Goldrun (IRE) 26
10 Wend 25
 
The panel of voters in the World Thoroughbred Championships Poll are: John Avello, Director of Race and Sports Book Operations, Wynn Las Vegas; Simon Clare, Coral Racing (U.K); David Gutfreund, Racing Commentator and handicapper; Brad Free, Writer and Columnist, Daily Racing Form; David Hood, William Hill Sports Book (U.K); Tom Law; News Editor, Thoroughbred Times; Dan Liebman, Executive Editor, The Blood-Horse; Jim Mazur, author and handicapper; Ellis Starr, National Handicapper, Equibase; Tom Quigley, Publisher, Horseplayer magazine and Mike Watchmaker, National Handicapper, Daily Racing Form.