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Good Magic won an Eclipse Award last week for his 2017 campaign as a 2-year-old and leads the inaugural NTRA 3-year-old poll for 2018. (Eclipse Sportswire)

This week kicks off the 2018 NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll, when members of the media around the country vote on the nation's top contenders on the Triple Crown trail each week. Find out the initial 2018 Top 3-Year-Old rankings below. 

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AMERICA'S TOP 3-YEAR-OLD THOROUGHBREDS as of Jan. 29

Eclipse Sportswire
1. Good Magic (24 first-place votes)

Owners: eFive Racing Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables

Trainer: Chad Brown

Jockey: Jose Ortiz

2018 stats: 0 starts, 0 firsts, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Del Mar, Nov. 4

Next race: Possibly Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth Stakes, Gulfstream Park, March 3


Eclipse Sportswire
2. Bolt d’Oro (11 first-place votes)

 Owner: Ruis Racing

Trainer: Mick Ruis

Jockey: Javier Castellano

2018 stats: 0 starts, 0 firsts, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 3rd, Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Del Mar, Nov. 4

Next race: San Felipe Stakes, Santa Anita Park, March 10


Eclipse Sportswire
3. McKinzie (2 first-place votes)

Owners: Karl Watson, Mike Pegram, and Paul Weitman

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Mike Smith

2018 stats: 1 start, 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Sham Stakes, Santa Anita Park, Jan. 6

Next race: TBD


Eclipse Sportswire
4. Solomini

Owner: Zayat Stables

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Flavien Prat

2018 stats: 0 starts, 0 firsts, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 3rd, Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity, Los Alamitos, Dec. 9

Next race: TBD


Lou Hodges, Jr. /Hodges Photography
5. Instilled Regard

Owner: OXO Equine

Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer

Jockey: Javier Castellano

2018 stats: 1 start, 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, LeComte Stakes, Fair Grounds, Jan. 13

Next race: TBD


Viola Jasko/NYRA photo
6. Catholic Boy (1 first-place vote)

Owner: Robert LaPenta

Trainer: Jonathan Thomas

Jockey: Manuel Franco

2018 stats: 0 starts, 0 firsts, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Remsen Stakes, Aqueduct, Dec. 2

Next race: Sam F. Davis Stakes, Tampa Bay Downs, Feb. 10


Leslie Martin/Coglianese photo
7. Mask

Owner: Lane’s End Racing

Trainer: Chad Brown

Jockey: Javier Castellano

2018 stats: 1 start, 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Mucho Macho Man Stakes, Gulfstream Park, Jan. 6

Next race: TBD


Robert Mauhar/NYRA photo
8. Firenze Fire

Owner: Mr. Amore Stable

Trainer: Jason Servis

Jockey: Trevor McCarthy

2018 stats: 1 start, 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Jerome Stakes, Aqueduct, Jan. 13

Next race: Withers Stakes, Aqueduct, Feb. 3


Eclipse Sportswire
9. Enticed

Owner: Godolphin Racing

Trainer: Kiaran McLaughlin

Jockey: Joel Rosario

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

Previous race: 1st, Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, Churchill Downs, Nov. 25

Next race: Holy Bull Stakes, Gulfstream Park, Feb. 3


Coady Photography
10. Mourinho

Owner: Phoenix Thoroughbred III

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Jockey: Drayden Van Dyke

2018 stats: 1 start, 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Previous race: 1st, Smarty Jones Stakes, Oaklawn Park, Jan. 15

Next race: TBD

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