Hightstown, NJ — Only one horse in last week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown top 10 poll was in action, with Shartin N finishing fourth in the preferred handicap at The Meadowlands on Saturday. She dropped one spot in this week’s rankings, from seventh to eighth.
Kissin In The Sand moved up a notch to seventh.
Tall Dark Stranger received 21 first-place votes and Party Girl Hill received the remaining 14.
The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The members of the U.S. Harness Writers Association vote on all Dan Patch Award division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year.
Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis.
Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 15 – 10/20/2020
|Rank||Name (First Votes)||A/G/S||Record||Earnings||Points||Pvs|
|1||Tall Dark Stranger (21)||3pc||11-10-0-0||$1,177,681||335||1|
|2||Party Girl Hill (14)||3pf||13-13-0-0||$736,620||326||2|
|7||Kissin In The Sand||5pm||9-5-1-0||$257,484||99||8|
|10||Test Of Faith||2pf||9-8-1-0||$500,000||48||10|
ALSO: Sorella 35; Amigo Volo 19; Action Uncle, Captain Corey, Ready For Moni 14; Pemberton 10; Donna Soprano 7; Manchego, Tattoo Artist 6; Charlie May 4; Peaky Sneaky, Southwind Gendry 3; Cattlewash, Southwind Tyrion, Venerate, Warrawee Vital 2; Cuatro De Julio, Hypnotic AM, Love A Good Story, Reflect With Me, Scootnroll, Woodmere Stealdeal 1.