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Diversify makes his 2018 top 10 debut after a win in the Suburban Stakes.
Diversify makes his 2018 top 10 debut after a win in the Suburban Stakes. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Each week members of the media around the country vote on the nation's top racehorses, many of whom are aiming for the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs  on Nov. 2-3, in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Find out the latest top racehorse rankings below. 

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AMERICA'S TOP THOROUGHBREDS as of July 9

Justify
Eclipse Sportswire

1. Justify (42 first-place votes)

Owners: WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners, and Starlight Racing

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Mike Smith

2018 stats: 6 starts, 6 wins – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets, June 9 at Belmont Park

Next race: TBD, possibly the betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes, July 29 at Monmouth Park 


Accelerate
Eclipse Sportswire

2. Accelerate

Owner: Hronis Racing

Trainer: John Sadler

Jockey: Victor Espinoza

2018 stats: 4 starts, 3 wins – 1 second – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes, May 26 at Santa Anita Park

Next race: TVG Pacific Classic Stakes, Aug. 18 at Del Mar 


West Coast
Eclipse Sportswire

3. West Coast

Owners: Gary and Mary West

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Javier Castellano

2018 stats: 2 starts, 0 wins – 2 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 2nd, Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline, March 31 at Meydan Racecourse

Next race: TBD 


Unique Bella
Eclipse Sportswire

4. Unique Bella

Owner: Don Alberto Stable

Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer

Jockey: Mike Smith

2018 stats: 3 starts, 2 wins – 1 second – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Beholder Mile Stakes, June 2 at Santa Anita Park

Next race: Clement Hirsch Stakes, July 29 at Del Mar


Mind Your Biscuits
Eclipse Sportswire

5. Mind Your Biscuits (1 first-place vote)

Owners: Shadai Farm, J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, M. Scott Summers, Daniel Summers, Chad Summers and Michael Kismer

Trainer: Chad Summers

Jockey: Joel Rosario

2018 stats: 3 starts, 1 win – 2 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 2nd, Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap, June 9 at Belmont Park

Next race: Major goal of Whitney Stakes, Aug. 4 at Saratoga Race Course 


Monomoy Girl
Eclipse Sportswire

6. Monomoy Girl

Owners: Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables

Trainer: Brad Cox

Jockey: Florent Geroux

2018 stats: 4 starts, 4 wins – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Acorn Stakes, June 9 at Belmont Park

Next race: Coaching Club American Oaks, July 22 at Saratoga Race Course


Bee Jersey
Eclipse Sportswire

7. Bee Jersey

Owner: Charles Fipke

Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr.

2018 stats: 4 starts, 4 wins – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap, June 9 at Belmont Park

Next race: TBD


Abel Tasman
Eclipse Sportswire

8. Abel Tasman

Owners: China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Mike Smith

2018 stats: 2 starts, 1 win – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Ogden Phipps Stakes, June 9 at Belmont Park

Next race: TBD, possibly the Personal Ensign Invitational Stakes, Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course


City of Light
Eclipse Sportswire

9. City of Light

Owners: Mr. and Mrs. William Warren Jr.

Trainer: Michael McCarthy

Jockey: Drayden Van Dyke

2018 stats: 3 starts, 2 wins – 0 seconds – 1 third

Previous race: 3rdGold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes, May 26 at Santa Anita Park

Next race: TBD 


Diversify
Eclipse Sportswire

10. Diversify

Owner: Lauren Evans and Ralph Evans

Trainer: Rick Violette

Jockey: Irad Ortiz Jr.

2018 stats: 3 starts, 2 wins – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Suburban Stakes, July 7 at Belmont Park

Next race: TBD, possibly the Whitney Stakes, Aug. 4, or Woodward Stakes, Sept. 1, both at Saratoga Race Course

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