Hightstown, NJ — There were no changes at all in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll.
Seven-year-old pacing stallion McWicked, the year’s richest horse with $1.39 million in purses, continues in the top spot and had 26 first-place votes. Shartin N is in second place and picked up seven first-place votes. They remaining two first-place votes went to Woodside Charm, who ranks fourth overall behind Atlanta.
The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December 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 24 – 11/6/2018
|Rank||Name (First Votes)||A/G/S||Record||Earnings||Points||Pvs|
|2||Shartin N (7)||5pm||23-18-1-0||$968,361||306||2|
|4||Woodside Charm (2)||2tf||7-7-0-0||$521,658||214||4|
|5||Kissin In The Sand||3pf||15-10-5-0||$845,495||183||5|
Also: Homicide Hunter 58; Warrawee Ubeaut 40; Manchego 18; Jimmy Freight, Lather Up, Marion Marauder 12; Captain Crunch, Crystal Fashion, Emoticon Hanover 7; Met’s Hall 6; Plunge Blue Chip 3; Lily Stride 1.