You can now vote for thoroughbred racing’s “Moment of the Year” on the NTRA Web site — www.ntra.com
Voters have the opportunity to choose from among 10 images, drawn from the year’s racing. Those selecting the winning image will automatically be entered in a random drawing for a grand prize of $1,000. The winning moment will be announced at the Jan. 22 Eclipse Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills.
The 10 choices for “Moment of the Year:”
* Barbaro wins the Kentucky Derby by 6 1/2 lengths.
* Barbaro is injured in the Preakness as Bernardini wins impressively.
* The racing world keeps vigil as Barbaro fights for his life at the New Bolton Center.
* Lava Man wins the Pacific Classic, becoming the first horse wo sweep SoCal’s three major handicap races, including the Santa Anita Handicap and Hollywood Gold Cup, in the same year.
* Trainer Todd Pletcher breaks Waye Lukas’ records for most stakes wins and graded stakes victories in one year.
* Street Sense wins the Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile by a stakes-record 10 lengths.
* Ouija Board captures her second Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf race.
* Invasor defeats Bernardini in the Breeders’ Cup Classic.
* Discreet Cat equals Easy Goer’s track record in taking the Cigar Mile at Aqueduct.
* Russell Baze breaks Laffit Pincay Jr.’s record for most career victories.