The TwinSpires Awards allow fans to choose winners
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?!
We’re coming to the end of 2020, finally.— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 30, 2020
Make your voice heard by voting in the #TwinSpiresAwards for the following:
🏆 Great Expectations
🏆 Bettors’ BFF
🏆 If 2020 Was A Horse
🏆 PPE on Point
🏆 Best Racing Tweet
🏆 Did You See That?!
Tune in today & tomorrow to vote! 🗳 pic.twitter.com/EZKGQOx5NH
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.
Full TwinSpires Awards Twitter Poll Results:
Monomoy Girl certainly lived up to the hype this year. 🐎— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 30, 2020
Vote below on which horse felt short of their great expectations in 2020! ⬇️
Not to play favorites, but we think Heather Smullen's 😷 looks the best.— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 31, 2020
Vote on who you think had the best 😷 of 2020! 👇
Everyone has a favorite go-to horse. 🐎— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 30, 2020
Who was your favorite horse to bet in 2020!?
Vote now! 👇
Who has the best Twitter fingers?— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 31, 2020
Vote below for the best racing tweet of 2020! ⬇️
#2020 has been a year.— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 30, 2020
When it comes to horse names, there are a few that stand out to us.
Vote on which horse represents 2020 the most. ⬇️
Did these performances have you on the edge of your seat, remembering why horse racing is the greatest sport in the world?😳— TwinSpires Racing 🏇 (@TwinSpires) December 31, 2020
Vote for your favorite "Did I Just See That" finish, below!