=== Final NTRA Poll goes to Wise Dan ===
 New York, NY (Sports Network) - Breeders' Cup Mile winner Wise Dan finished in
 first  place in the final NTRA National Thoroughbred Poll of 2012. The 5-year-
 old gelding is one of six Breeders' Cup race winners to populate the top 10.
 Wise  Dan, trained  by Charles  Lopresti, set  a stakes  and course  record on
 Saturday  in winning  the  turf  race and  was  rewarded  as the  overwhelming
 favorite to be named Horse of the Year.
 Owned  by Morton Fink, the gelding received 45 of 52 first-place votes and 507
 points to easily outdistance Ladies' Classic winner Royal Delta.
 "He's  just a  special horse," Lopresti said. "We'll probably take him back to
 our farm in Kentucky and give him some time.  We'll make a plan for him at the
 first of the year."
 Royal  Delta, two-time  winner of the Ladies' Classic, moved up two spots into
 second  off her  victory on Friday. Trained by Bill Mott, the 4-year-old filly
 picked up four top votes and 421 points.
 Breeders'  Cup  Classic champ  Fort Larned made  his way back  into the top 10
 following his half-length win over Mucho Macho Man. Trained by Ian Wilkes, the
 4-year-old colt received 400 points without any first-place votes to finish in
 Groupie Doll, winner of the Filly and Mare Sprint, jumped five spots to fourth
 with  295  points. The 4-year-old  filly won her race  on Saturday as the 7-10
 Breeders'  Cup  Turf winner  Little Mike  is fifth  off his  victory as a 17-1
 longshot.  The  5-year-old gelding, trained  by Dale Romans, was rewarded with
 one first-place vote and 243 points.
 Retired  Kentucky Derby  champ I'll Have Another  is the only horse in the top
 10 not to compete in this year's Breeders' Cup. The 3-year-old colt held on to
 a pair of top votes and 238 points to finish sixth.
 Mucho  Macho Man,  Classic  runner-up,  dropped a  rung  to  seventh with  207
 Turf  runner-up  Point of  Entry received  129 points, good  for eighth in the
 Breeders'  Cup  Juvenile winner  Shanghai Bobby  is ninth  with 110 points and
 defeated  Classic favorite  Game On  Dude drops  from second  to 10th  with 90
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