The 1st ever TwinSpires Awards have placed selections in the hands of our audience with voting! Concluding on December 31, find the winners below.
Categories include; Great Expectations, Bettors’ BFF, If 2020 Was A Horse, PPE on Point, Best Racing Tweet, and Did You See That?!
What are the TwinSpires Awards?
Great Expectations Award
There is always that one horse that didn’t live up to the expectations of those engaged with racing.
Winner: Dennis’ Moment with 42.8% of the votes and Tacitus coming in second with 26.4% of the votes.
Bettors’ BFF Award
Everyone has a favorite horse to bet on. TwinSpires helped narrow the top contenders to 4 and let those of you playing the ponies be heard!
Winner: Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner Monomoy Girl was chosen with 49.3% of the votes and Authentic arriving in second with 30.1% of the votes.
If 2020 Were A Horse Award
2020 has been a really weird year so TwinSpires looked up different horse names that could best describe 2020. Then our audience decided what horse name best defined 2020.
Winner: Absolute Chaos was the clear winner with 53.5% of the votes.
PPE on Point Award
2020 led to interesting fashion statements when it comes to masks and defense measures, so the creation of a unique award was in order! Welcome the “PPE on Point Award.”
Winner: Umberto Rispoli was the winner with 34.5% of the votes.
Best Tweet of the Year Award
Four of the year’s top tweets were selected and you picked which TwinSpires tweet was your favorite.
Winner: Jason Beem destroyed the field with 84.7% of the votes.
Did You See That?! Award
The Did You See That?! Award highlights four of the most exciting finishes for a race in 2020.
Winner: Preakness Stakes winner Swiss Skydiver takes this award with 46.4% of the votes.