Horse Racing

Met Mile Win Propels Flightline To First In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll


Flavien Prat gives a thumbs-up after Flightline’s win in the Met Mile

Following Saturday’s six-length victory in the Grade 1 Met Mile, Flightline has taken over the top spot in the National Thoroughbred Racing Association’s Top Thoroughbred Poll. Country Grammer has been relegated to second, while Life Is Good and Jackie’s Warrior fill out the top four.

Meanwhile, Belmont Stakes winner Mo Donegal was voted to first place in the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Preakness winner Early Voting sits in second, while Epicenter and Jack Christopher are tied for third.

Week 16 of the 2022 NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Thoroughbred Poll and the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll was conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through June 12. Voting is conducted by national media.

The Three-Year-Old poll represents horses competing up and through the Triple Crown.

  1. Mo Donegal
  2. Early Voting
  3. (3-T) Epicenter
  4. (3-T) Jack Christopher
  5. Zandon
  6. Rich Strike
  7. Nest
  8. Secret Oath
  9. (9-T) Taiba
  10. (9-T) Simplification

The Top Thoroughbred poll represents horses competing for Horse of the Year. The Top Thoroughbred Poll concludes on Tuesday, November 8 following the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

  1. Flightline
  2. Country Grammer
  3. Life Is Good
  4. Jackie’s Warrior
  5. Hot Rod Charlie
  6. Olympiad
  7. Letruska
  8. Clairiere
  9. Golden Pal
  10. Speaker’s Corner

Rankings on both polls are on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, 2022 record and total points. A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling.

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