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Sistercharlie is in the top 10 this week after earning her third Grade 1 race of the year on Saturday.
Sistercharlie is in the top 10 this week after earning her third Grade 1 race of the year on Saturday. (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 August 13

Justify
Eclipse Sportswire

1. Justify (35 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

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

Next race: None; he has been retired from racing.


Accelerate
Eclipse Sportswire

2. Accelerate (2 first-place votes)

Owner: Hronis Racing

Trainer: John Sadler

Jockey: Victor Espinoza

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

Last 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 


Diversify
Eclipse Sportswire

3. Diversify (3 first-place votes)

Owners: Lauren Evans and Ralph Evans

Trainer: Rick Violette Jr.

Jockey: Irad Ortiz Jr.

2018 stats: 4 starts, 3 wins – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Last race: 1st,  Whitney Stakes, Aug. 4 at Saratoga Race Course

Next race: TBD, possibly the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Sept. 29 at Belmont Park


Monomoy Girl
Eclipse Sportswire

4. Monomoy Girl

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

Trainer: Brad Cox

Jockey: Florent Geroux

2018 stats: 5 starts, 5 wins – 0 seconds – 0 thirds

Last race: 1stCoaching Club American Oaks, July 22 at Saratoga Race Course

Next race:  TBD, possibly Cotillion Stakes, Sept. 22 at Parx Racing


Unique Bella
Eclipse Sportswire

5. Unique Bella 

Owner: Don Alberto Stable

Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer

Jockey: Mike Smith

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

Last race: 1st, Clement Hirsch Stakes, July 29 at Del Mar

Next race:  TBD, possibly TVG Pacific Classic Stakes, Aug. 18 at Del Mar or the Zenyatta Stakes, Sept. 29 at Santa Anita Park


Good Magic
Eclipse Sportswire

6. Good Magic

Owner: e Five Racing Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables

Trainer: Chad Brown

Jockey: Jose Ortiz

2018 stats: 5 starts, 2 wins – 1 second – 1 third

Last race: 1st, betfair.com Haskell Invitational, July 29 at Monmouth Park

Next race: Runhappy Travers Stakes, Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course


Mind Your Biscuits
Eclipse Sportswire

7. Mind Your Biscuits

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: 4 starts, 1 win – 3 seconds – 0 thirds

Last race: 2nd, Whitney Stakes, Aug. 4 at Saratoga Race Course

Next race: TBD, possibly the Woodward Stakes, Sept. 1 at Saratoga Race Course


Sistercharlie
Eclipse Sportswire

8. Sistercharlie

Owners: Peter Brant

Trainer: Chad Brown

Jockey: John Velazquez

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

Last race: 1st, Beverly D. Stakes, Aug. 11 at Arlington Park

Next race: TBD


West Coast
BENOIT photo

9. West Coast (1 first-place vote)

Owners: Gary and Mary West

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Javier Castellano

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

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

Next race: TBD 


Bee Jersey
Eclipse Sportswire

10. Bee Jersey

Owner: Charles Fipke

Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr.

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

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

Next race: TBD

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