It was an exciting year in horse racing, with comebacks, brilliant performances, milestones and photo finishes that made for plenty of great moments.
Voting is underway online for fans at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) website for the 15th annual NTRA Moment of the Year.
There are a dozen top moments that occurred throughout the year on the list, and fans have until midnight (ET) on Thursday, January 2 to cast their ballots.
Last year’s winner was the recovery of Haskell Invitational winner Paynter, a popular colt who recovered from near-deadly battles with laminitis and colitis. Paynter is on the ballot this year as well for his triumphant return to the racetrack.
The previous three years top moment all involved the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Let’s rank the top moments in horse racing for 2013: