Apr 08, 2011
Dialed In second to Uncle Mo
By: SPORTS NETWORK
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The latest NTRA National Three-Year-Old Poll shows champion colt Uncle Mo remaining in first-place, but his lead diminished significantly.
Uncle Mo, who is expected to start in Saturday's Wood Memorial, received 15 first-place votes in the latest tabulation. However, his point total fell from 217 to 167.
Moving into second in the poll, only 15 points behind, is Florida Derby winner Dialed In. The colt, fifth last week, got one top vote and 152 points.
Rebel Stakes champ The Factor remains in third with one first-place vote and 128 points. His next start will be the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park on April 16.
Holding on to the fourth spot is Premier Pegasus with 113 points, The colt will go in Saturday's Santa Anita Derby as the favorite.
Jumping from ninth to fifth is To Honor and Serve with 53 points, while Mucho Macho Man climbed two spots to sixth with 44 points.
Soldat, the defeated Florida Derby favorite, fell from second to seventh in the poll with 38 points.
Louisiana Derby champ Pants On Fire is eighth with 36 points, a move up of two spots in the poll.
Joining the top 10 are Jaycito with 30 points and Florida Derby runner-up Shackleford getting 28 points.
The first three spots in the NTRA National Thoroughbred Poll are unchanged from a week ago.
Santa Anita Handicap winner Game On Dude is first with 107 points and two first-place votes.
In second-place is Tackleberry, winner of the Gulfstream Park Handicap, with one top vote and 98 points.
Three-year-old Uncle Mo remains in third with four first-place votes and 89 points.
Three-time Breeders' Cup Mile champ Goldikova, who has yet to start this year, gained two spots to fourth with five first-place votes and 75 points.
Rounding out the top 10 are Giant Oak (2 first-place votes, 71), Big Drama (1, 70), Havre de Grace (56), Dialed In (53), Mission Impazible (1, 51), Twirling Candy (1, 45).
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