Moment of the Year

Tears and Appreciation for Team Cody Carry the Evening at Eclipse Awards

Cody's Wish (Curlin) was crowned both 2023 Horse of the Year and Older Dirt Male champion at Thursday night's 53rd annual Eclipse Awards ceremony, and when Kelly Dorman, the father of the late Cody Dorman, accepted the evening's highest honor on behalf of owner/breeder Godolphin, the crowd at The Breakers Palm Beach in Florida met his brief pause to shed a few bittersweet tears with a standing ovation that gave him time to collect his thoughts and let the gravity of the moment sink in. On the track, Cody's Wish...

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Cody's Wish Story Named Moment of the Year

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB), and Daily Racing Form announced that the story of Cody's Wish has been voted the 2022 FanDuel Racing-NTRA Moment of the Year based on the results of more than 1,000 votes cast via Twitter and an online poll. The uplifting story that swept across America had the ultimate ending when the equine Cody's Wish won the GI Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Keeneland Nov. 5. The FanDuel Racing-NTRA Moment of the Year will be recognized during...

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World Pool Moment of the Year Finalists Announced

A quartet of finalists have been announced for the World Pool Moment of the Year. The four finalists are: Reg Todd, who led up Dark Shift to win the Royal Hunt Cup at Royal Ascot on June 15. Ricky Hall led Baaeed when he recorded his 10th consecutive win in the Juddmonte International at York on Aug. 17. Annabel Willis led up Alpinista when she recorded her seventh consecutive win in the Aug. 18 G1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York. Satrejeet Jhingree led up Highfield Princess who landed her second...

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Over £97 Million Bet Into World Pool In First Three Days Of Goodwood Festival

Wagering into the World Pool topped £97 million over the first three days of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. The gross turnover for World Pool bets increased by almost 66% when compared to 2021's figures of £59 million. World Pool, which is a collaboration of global totes, enables racing fans from all over the globe to bet into a single pool. There were three World Pool "Moment of the Day" awards handed out, as well as £1,000 and a bottle of champagne to the racing staff who looked after the winning...

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