The race for the top thoroughbred jockey is over as Dean Butler has a 14 win lead over Derek Bell and will win his third consecutive riding title.
Leading owner and trainer is a different matter.
Bernell Rhone won two races Thursday night and now is a single win behind Mac Robertson who has 36 wins. Mike Biehler is three behind Mac.
Mac has 14 horses entered in 13 races over the final three days while Bernell has 14 entered in 11 races. Mike has eight entered in seven races.
Al and Bill Ulwelling of Elk River won the owner title last year and have a two victory lead over Curtis Sampson of Hector heading into the final three days. The Ulwellings will send out three horses in two races while Curt has four entered in four races.