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Geaux Rocket Trip, Mage Rise In Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings – Horse Racing Information


Geaux Rocket Trip, underneath Mike Smith, powers towards victory over Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mage within the Haskell (G1)

Geaux Rocket Trip and Mage, the primary two finishers in final Saturday’s TVG.com Haskell Stakes (G1), improved their scores this week within the Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings, whereas Cody’s Want maintained the general lead. The Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings are a weekly ranking of the highest 10 horses in rivalry for the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional (G1), which might be run Nov. 4 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.

Pin Oak Stud LLC’s Geaux Rocket Trip, who earned a Breeders’ Cup Problem Collection: Win and You are In berth into the Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional with a 1 3/4-length victory over Mage within the Haskell, zoomed from 30th to sixth on this week’s Traditional Rankings, garnering 160 votes. Mage, winner of the Kentucky Derby introduced by Woodford Reserve (G1), rose from sixth to fifth with 178 votes.

Godolphin’s Cody’s Want tops all Traditional contenders within the rankings with 315 votes, adopted by Gary and Mary West’s Stephen Foster Stakes (G1) winner West Will Energy in second with 233 votes. Repole Steady and St. Elias Steady’s Forte, second within the Belmont Stakes (G1), ranks third with 206 votes, whereas Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman’s Hollywood Gold Cup Stakes (G1) winner Defunded is fourth with 193 votes.

After Mage and Geaux Rocket Trip, Blue Rose Farm’s Belmont Stakes winner Arcangelo follows in seventh with 143 votes. Fortunate Seven Steady’s Rattle N Roll is eighth with 105 votes, adopted by Suburban Stakes (G2) winner Cost It in ninth with 86 votes. Bruce Lunsford’s Artwork Collector, winner of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes introduced by Baccarat (G1), ranks 10th with 50 votes.

The Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings are decided by a panel of main Thoroughbred racing media, horseplayers, and members of the Breeders’ Cup Racing Administrators/Secretaries Panel. Rankings might be introduced every week by Oct. 10. A listing of voting members might be discovered right here.

Within the Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings, every voter charges horses on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 system in descending order.

Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings – July 25, 2023*

Rank Horse Votes First Place Votes Earlier Week
1 Cody’s Want 315 25 1
2 West Will Energy 233 3 2
3 Forte 206 1 3
4 Defunded 193 2 4
5 Mage 178 0 6
6 Geaux Rocket Trip 160 1 30
7 Arcangelo 143 0 5
8 Rattle N Roll 105 1 7
9 Cost It 86 0 8
10 Artwork Collector 50 0 9

*Notice – The Breeders’ Cup Traditional Rankings haven’t any bearing on qualification or choice into the Breeders’ Cup Traditional.

The 2023 Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional, which might be run at 1 1/4 miles on the primary monitor at Santa Anita, is proscribed to 14 starters. The race might be broadcast stay on NBC and Peacock.

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