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Polls Remain Firm

One Dashing Eagle, Cold Cash 123 top racing polls.

September 12, 2012

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Pollsters made no changes this week to the AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Top-10 rankings for the 2-year-olds or the 3-year-olds and older divisions. All American Futurity (G1) victor One Dashing Eagle continues as the unanimous No. 1-ranked juvenile this week, while reigning world champion Cold Cash 123 maintains a narrow edge atop the older-horse rankings over All American Derby (G1) winner Ochoa.

As for the 2-year-olds, the top-5 is rounded out by PJ Chick In Black, Carters Cookie, BP Cartels Alibi and Lota PYC. With the older horses, the top-5 also includes El Aguila Real, Llano Teller and Executive Brass.

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS

1. ONE DASHING EAGLE (100)
2. PJ CHICK IN BLACK (83)
3. CARTERS COOKIE (75)
4. BP CARTELS ALIBI (69)
5. LOTA PYC (48)
6. SUDDEN THOUGHTS (46)
7. EL DUERO (38)
8. BLACKBERRY CZECH (21)
9. RONNIE JAMES (20)
10. AHA MOMENT (12)

Sassmaster (11), Native Tea Rose (9), Krash Cartel (5), Ms Jingles (4), Sum Better Stuff (1)

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER

1. COLD CASH 123 (97)
2. OCHOA (93)
3. EL AGUILA REAL (77)
4. LLANO TELLER (64)
5. EXECUTIVE BRASS (48)
6. JLS MR BIGTIME (44)
7. RYLEES BOY (35)
8. TERRIFIC SYNERGY (25)
9. PRICELESS FEATURE (21)
10. A TOSS UP (15)

Hez Our Secret (6), Check My Thoughts (5), BPS Jumpin Frisco (5), Jess Featureme Quick (5), New Look (3), Prospect To The Top (2), PK Fire (2), Senor Toby (2), De Passem Okey (1)

The 10 voters are:
Ed Burgart (Los Alamitos announcer/handicapper)
Martha Claussen (Q-Racing Ace, writer/handicapper)
Mike Cusortelli (writer/handicapper)
Mike Joyce (TVG analyst)
Tom Dawson (Q-Racing Ace, network television producer)
Dale Day (Remington Park announcer/handicapper)
Jerry Shottenkirk (Q-Racing Ace, handicapper/oddsmaker)
Jeremy Plonk (Night School co-founder/host)
Terry Turrell (Horseplayernow.com handicapper)
Ty Wyant (writer, Daily Racing Form and AQHA)