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Cold Cash Unanimous No. 1

World champion regains unanimous status at top of national poll.

September 26, 2012

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Top-ranked Cold Cash 123 coasted to a handy score Sunday in the Go Man Go Handicap (G1) at Los Alamitos and was made the unanimous choice as the No. 1 older horse in the land in this week’s AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Top-10 rankings. Top-ranked all season, Cold Cash 123 had held a narrow 96-94 lead for the No. 1 spot in the balloting over All American Derby (G1) winner Ochoa heading into last week’s Go Man Go.

The national poll saw quite a bit of shifting this week in addition to the separation at the top spot. Go Man Go runner-up Creston Goer parlayed his second-place finish into a No. 10 spot in the rankings, while Rylees Boy dropped out of the poll after a last-place finish at Los Alamitos. Senor Toby, third in the Go Man Go, returned to the Top 10 this week after an absence and landed at No. 8.

As for the 2-year-olds this week, All American Futurity (G1) champ One Dashing Eagle remains the unanimous No. 1 in the balloting. Pollsters made a minor shift just below him, however, swapping BP Cartels Alibi and Carters Cookie at No. 3 and No. 4.

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS

1. ONE DASHING EAGLE (100)
2. PJ CHICK IN BLACK (85)
3. BP CARTELS ALIBI (72)
3. CARTERS COOKIE (71)
5. LOTA PYC (51)
6. SUDDEN THOUGHTS (48)
7. EL DUERO (37)
8. RONNIE JAMES (18)
9. BLACKBERRY CZECH (17)
10. AHA MOMENT (16)

Sassmaster (11), Native Tea Rose (12), Ms Jingles (6), Dash For Coronas (5), Krash Cartel (5), Sum Better Stuff (1)

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & OLDER

1. COLD CASH 123 (100)
2. OCHOA (89)
3. EL AGUILA REAL (80)
4. EXECUTIVE BRASS (51)
5. LLANO TELLER (50)
6. JLS MR BIGTIME (44)
7. PRICELESS FEATURE (31)
8. SENOR TOBY (24)
9. A TOSS UP (17)
10. CRESTON GOER (16)

Terrific Synergy (13), Rylees Boy (10), Check My Thoughts (6), Hez Our Secret (6), Jess Featureme Quick (5), BPS Jumpn Frisco (4), Ethics Aside (2), New Look (1), Sparky E Boy (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)