05/15/2002 12:00AM

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Moon Ballad led virtually throughout to take the Group 2 Dante Stakes at York on Wednesday. Jockey Jamie Spencer got repeated response from Moon Ballad (6-1), who ultimately prevailed by 1 1/4 lengths over Bollin Eric in 2:07.06, while Sir George Turner, the 9-5 favorite, showed nothing in finishing seventh of nine. . . . Logan Bailey has been named vice president and Kentucky general manager for Daily Racing Form. Bailey, who had been Kentucky bureau manager, joined the Form in 1971 and is a former director of the National Turf Writers Association and the Thoroughbred Club of America.