Horse of the Year

Horse of the Year

1971 Ack Ack – 3

1972 Secretariat (DRF, TRA) – 2  La Prevoyante (NTWA) – 1
1973 Secretariat – 3
1974 Forego – 3
1975 Forego – 3
1976 Forego – 3
1977 Seattle Slew – 2
Forego – 1
1978 Affirmed – 3
1979 Affirmed – 3
1980 Spectacular Bid – 3
1981 John Henry – 3 (Unanimous-All 191 individual votes)
1982 Conquistador Cielo (NTWA) – 1-18 Tie-Break Points (10-5-3 basis)
Lemhi Gold (DRF) – 1 – 15   Landaluce (TRA) – 1 – 10
1983 All Along – 3
1984 John Henry – 1.5 – 98 Tie-Break Points (individual votes)
Slew o’ Gold – 1.5 – 81
1985 Spend A Buck – 3
1986 Lady’s Secret – 3
1987 Ferdinand – 2  Theatrical – 1
1988 Alysheba – 3
1989 Sunday Silence – 3
1990 Criminal Type (DRF, NTWA) – 2   Unbridled (TRA) – 1
1991 Black Tie Affair – 3
1992 A. P. Indy – 3 (237 of 278 individual votes)
1993 Kotashaan (TRA, NTWA) – 2 (116 of 266 individual votes)
Lure (DRF) – 1 (101 of 266 individual votes)
1994 Holy Bull – 3 (241 of 246 individual votes)
1995 Cigar – 3 (304 of 306 individual votes)
1996 Cigar – 3 (267 of 292 individual votes)
1997 Favorite Trick (DRF, NTWA) – 2 (118 of 299 individual votes)
Skip Away (TRA) – 1 (88 of 299 individual votes)
1998 Skip Away – 3 (193 of 233 individual votes)
1999 Charismatic – 2 (55.5 of 209 individual votes)  Daylami – 1 (38.5 of 209 individual votes)
2000 Tiznow – 3 (157.5 of 218 individual votes)
2001 Point Given – 3 (156 of 228 individual votes)
2002 Azeri – 3 (189 of 225 individual votes)
2003 Mineshaft – 209 first place votes of 248
2004 Ghostzapper – 174 first place votes of 274
(Smarty Jones received 95 of the remaining 100 votes )
2005 Saint Liam – 194 first place votes of 254
(Afleet Alex received 56 of the remaining 60 votes)
2006 Invasor (Arg) – 228 first place votes of 271
2007 Curlin – 249 first place votes of 266
2008 Curlin 153 – first place votes of 240
2009 Rachel Alexandra – 130;    Zenyatta – 99
2010  Zenyatta 128    Blame 102    Goldikova (Ire) 5
2011  Havre de-Grace 166;    Acclamation 26;    Game On Dude 10;    Cape Blanco (Ire) 9;    Royal Delta 6;
Tizway – 6; Drosselmeyer 6;    Rapid Redux 4;    My Miss Arelia 3;    Animal Kingdom 3;    Caleb’s Posse 2;  Hansen 1;  Court Vision 1
2012   Wise Dan 194;  I’ll Have Another 30;  Fort Larned 12; Royal Delta 8; Little Mike 6; Frankel 1;  Groupie Doll 1;  Shanghai Bobby 1
2013  Wise Dan 208;  Mucho Macho Man 21;  Will Take Charge 15;  Dank (GB), Princess of Sylmar, Royal Delta 1 each
2014  California Chrome 143;  Main Sequence 53;  Bayern 36;  Shared Belief 12;  Untapable 11;  Wise Dan 6;  Adelaide 1;  Take Charge Brandi 1
2015  American Pharoah 261 (unanimous)
2016  California Chrome 202;   Arrogate 40;   Songbird 5;   Highland Reel (Ire) 1
2017  Gun Runner 248;  Arrogate 2
2018  Justify 191;  Accelerate 54;  Monomoy Girl 2;  Enable 1