troubleshooting Question

Godaddy, DNS, MX to point to Spam Filter

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This should be an easy task, but I am having problems with a DNS on a Godaddy system.  Godaddy will not help because I don't use them for hosting.

I have three servers each one hosts a web site, and has a full mail server.  To offload the servers I have added a Barracuda spam filter.  Two of the DNS are with Network Solutions.  I was able to make point the mail to the Barracuda box and everything works fine.  I can't get the Godaddy DNS to send its mail to the Barracuda box.  The mail still goes to the server.
Godaddys' page looks this:
A (host)                                         Points to
-------------------------------------------------------------------
    @                             |             xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx                         (ip of my server)
   barracuda                 |             xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx                         (ip of the barracuda box)
--------------------------------------------------------------------
CNAMES
-------------------------------------------------------------------
..
..
..
..
-------------------------------------------------------------------
MX (Mail Exchange)
  Priority          Host                        Goes to
-------------------------------------------------------------------
  10              barracuda            mail.mydomain.com
  10              barracuda            smtp.mydomain.com
-------------------------------------------------------------------

This does not work.  The mail is still going directly to my server.  I'm a little PO'd with Godaddy because they won't evan talk to me about this because I'm not pointing to their system.  Any help would greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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