Jul 23, 2010
Zenyatta continues in first, Life At Ten enters NTRA Poll
By: SPORTS NETWORK
New York, NY (Sports Network) - As the 2010 thoroughbred racing season enters the heart of the summer programs, Zenyatta remains the leader in the NTRA National Poll for week 20. The top 10 features one new addition with five- year-old mare Life At Ten.
Undefeated mare Zenyatta picked up one additional first-place vote in the latest tabulation. The six-year-old has 14 top votes and 179 points to put her six points ahead of Quality Road.
Quality Road dropped to 173 points with five first-place votes.
Zenyatta is expected to make her next start on August 7 at Del Mar in the Clement L. Hirsch, a race she has won the last two years.
Quality Road will also make his next start on August 7 in the Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.
The next four spots are unchanged from the last poll: Blame (127), Rachel Alexandra (118), Lookin At Lucky (101) and Gio Ponti (66).
Tuscan Evening, off a win in the Modesty Handicap, jumps from 10th to seventh with 57 points. The five-year-old mare is perfect this year in six starts.
Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver is eighth with 41 points and will make his next start in the Haskell Invitational on August 1 at Monmouth Park.
Three-year-old filly Blind Luck holds in ninth with 39 points.
Breaking into the top 10 is five-year-old mare Life At Ten off her weekend victory in the Delaware Handicap. Life At Ten garnered 30 points after Saturday's win.
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