Top 12 Raciest Racehorses in North America

As of Sept 27, 2016

Photo: ©Del Mar

The NTRA has its poll, and we have ours. And our poll is longer, stronger and righter.

Horse Network’s Top 12 Racehorses in North America


1. California Chrome
5 yo horse by Lucky Pulpit, Love the Chase (Not for Love)
Owner/trainer/jockey: California Chrome, LLC / Art Sherman / Victor Espinoza

Big fella is now 5 for 5 in 2016 and looks like a lock for his second Horse of the Year crown. After a rocky, injury-plagued 2015, Chrome hasn’t missed a step this year and is clearly a different animal. Credit to his team for keeping him happy and healthy. They have indeed created a monster whose focus has now caught up to his talent. The fairytale continues…

Next up: Awesome Again Stakes, 10/1 @ Santa Anita


2. Tepin
5 yo mare by Bernstein, Life Happened (Stravinsky)

Robert Masterson / Mark Casse / Julien Leparoux

Simply put, this mile monster is in the midst of one of the greatest runs in modern memory. She’s repelled some of the best in the world during her current 8-race win streak, and made it look easy. Males fear her, females want to be her. She’s quite simply “The Queen”.

Next up: First Lady 10/8 or Spinister 10/9 @ Keeneland

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