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                  === Wise Dan tops pre-Breeders' Cup poll ===
 
 New York, NY (Sports Network) - The last NTRA National Thoroughbred Poll prior
 to  the  29th Breeders' Cup  shows Wise Dan continuing  atop the voting as the
 best in the world make their way to the World Championships at Santa Anita.
 
 Trained by Charles Lopresti, Wise Dan totaled 341 points, down from 438, along
 with  16  first-place votes.  The 5-year-old gelding  will start in Saturday's
 Breeders' Cup Mile on the grass.
 
 Remaining  in second is  Game On Dude with 12 top votes and 310 points. The 5-
 year-old  gelding,  trained by Bob  Baffert, is  the probable favorite for the
 $5 million Classic which will conclude the Breeders' Cup.
 
 Moving  up a  spot into  third  is 4-year-old  colt  Point of  Entry. Set  for
 Saturday's  Breeders' Cup Turf, Point of Entry picked up two first-place votes
 and 240 points.
 
 Royal  Delta,  who will defend her  crown in Friday's Ladies' Classic, fell to
 fourth with 232 points with a single top vote.
 
 Retired  3-year-old I'll  Have Another  stays in  fifth with  five first-place
 votes and 177 points.
 
 Mucho  Macho Man  (127) and  My  Miss Aurelia  (1,  104) remain  in sixth  and
 seventh, respectively. Mucho Macho Man will start in the Breeders' Cup Classic
 and  2011 Juvenile  Fillies winner My Miss Aurelia will go in Friday's Ladies'
 Classic.
 
 Undefeated  Awesome  Feather jumps into  eighth with 90 points. The 4-year-old
 filly  will start in the Ladies' Classic two years after claiming the Juvenile
 Fillies.
 
 Groupie  Doll is  up  a spot  to  ninth with  70 points  as  she prepares  for
 Saturday's Filly & Mare Sprint.
 
 Flat  Out, eighth last  week, completes the top 10 with 68 points. The 6-year-
 old returns for a another shot at the Breeders' Cup Classic.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 10/29 15:42:20 ET


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