all in Triple Crown

Each week members of the media around the country vote on the nation's top contenders on the Triple Crown and Kentucky Oaks trails in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Find out the latest 2020 top 3-year-old rankings below.

AMERICA'S TOP THOROUGHBREDS as of July 6

The horse racing world like all other areas of society continues to make changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis. Most racetracks currently operating are doing so without spectators, and have instituted strict safety screening protocols for essential employees who are already on the grounds to provide daily care for horses.

Trainer Carl Nafzger was kind enough to allow a reporter to accompany him and Street Sense to the main track at Churchill Downs for a morning gallop a few days before the 2007 Kentucky Derby.

An impressive holiday weekend of racing lies ahead, highlighted in part by a points race for the 2020 Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve: the Los Alamitos Derby this Saturday, July 4.

Read on for a look at the race by the numbers.

Tom Pedulla is interviewing prominent owners, trainers, and jockeys for America’s Best Racing as they travel the road to the $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve and Preakness Stakes. The Derby has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Preakness will be held on Oct. 5.

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