Hot Rod Charlie climbs in NTRA poll after Pennsylvania Derby win

Hot Rod Charlie climbs in  NTRA poll after Pennsylvania Derby win
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Roadrunner Racing, William Strauss, Boat Racing, and Gainesway Stable’s Hot Rod Charlie, who secured his first Grade 1 victory in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on Saturday, vaulted from twelfth place to seventh in this week’s NTRA top Thoroughbred poll. Trained by Doug O’Neill, Hot Rod Charlie is expected to make his next start in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar on Nov. 6.

Korea Racing Authority’s 5-year-old Knicks Go retained his No. 1 rating in the NTRA top Thoroughbred poll for the eighth straight week.

Jackie’s Warrior, winner of Saturday’s $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes (G3) at Parx, moved from eighth to sixth in this week’s poll. Owned by Kirk and Judy Robison, Jackie’s Warrior is being pointed for the TVG Breeders’ Cup Sprint.

NTRA top Thoroughbred poll

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