05/14/2008 11:00PM

Dancing Allstar still looks best in West


VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Dancing Allstar, who was voted the top 2-year-old filly in Canada last year, has never been threatened in any of her five starts in Western Canada. She will be heavily favored to keep her streak going in Saturday's $50,000 Emerald Downs for 3-year-old fillies at Hastings.

The six-furlong feature drew just four horses and will go as the third race.

Trained by Terry Jordan, Dancing Allstar began her career at Hastings last year with an easy two-length victory in a 3 1/2-furlong maiden special weight race May 6. Her next start was at Woodbine, where she romped by 6 3/4 lengths in the $127,000 My Dear Stakes on July 2. In the $125,000 Colin Stakes open to colts and geldings on July 21, Dancing Allstar appeared to be home and cooled out when she drew off to a 5 1/2-length advantage at the top of the stretch. She tired, however, and lost to Bear Holiday by a nose.

After another close loss in the Ontario Debutante, Dancing Allstar returned to Hastings, where she reeled off three straight stakes wins.

In her first start this year she had little trouble handling the previously unbeaten Littlemiss Allison in the Mount Royal Handicap at Stampede Park on May 4.

"We weren't really planning to bring her back in two weeks," said Jordan. "But it was a pretty easy race for her, so why not?"

Leading rider Mario Gutierrez rides Dancing Allstar.

Infinite Wealth finished third to Dancing Allstar in the $109,000 Fantasy Stakes last October, and she was a sharp winner of an entry-level allowance race that had a claiming option in her first start this year, on May 3.

Rosada and Light Up the Lane round out the field.