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Top Performers Remain Atop Poll

Top runners stay put in this week's AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com poll.

May 3, 2012

Top-10 Logo

Pollsters stood pat in this week’s AQHA Racing-Horseplayernow.com National Top-10 polls, making no changes to the national leaderboard for juveniles or older horses. Reigning world champion Cold Cash 123 remains the unanimous No. 1-rated performer among the 3-year-olds and older set. As for the 2-year-olds, Lota PYC continues atop the balloting after a crushing win in the Remington Park Futurity (R) in mid-April.

Remington Park will be back in the juvenile spotlight this Friday and Saturday with two nights of trials for the Heritage Place Futurity (G1).

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 2-YEAR-OLDS

1.               LOTA PYC (96)
2.               EL DUERO (89)
3.               SASSMASTER (78)
4.               DASH FOR CORONAS (73)
5.               INTERESTING MAN (53)
6.               PJ CHICK IN BLACK (46)
7.               CAJUN ON STAR (40)
8.               YIELD TO LIBBY (30)
9.               MIDNIGHT SUNLIGHT (17)
10.            THEQUEENHASGONENUTS (14)

Tres Racer (5), A Will And Away (3), Jet Black Gold Moment (3), Ernies Palace (2), Madresita (1)

NATIONAL RANKINGS, 3-YEAR-OLDS & UP

1.               COLD CASH 123 (100)
2.               RYLEES BOY (84)
3.               EL AQUILA REAL (79)
4.               LLANO TELLER (56)
5.               KOBE (43)
6.               KOOL COUNTRY MAN (30)
7.               SENOR TOBY (29)
8.               NEW LOOK (27)
9.               DASH BACK PERRY (22)
10.            FLAME N FLASH (18)

A Toss Up (13), Noconi (10), Charmin Chief Corona (7), Cruzin The Wagon (7), Jess A Runner (6), Streakin Down (5), De Passem Okey (4), Little Bit Of Baja (4), First Corona Call (2), Kool Angel (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)