The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, and Daily Racing Form announced Jan. 25 that the heartwarming story of Cody’s Wish has been voted the 2022 FanDuel Racing-NTRA Moment of the Year based on the results of more than 1,000 votes cast via Twitter and an online poll.
The uplifting story that swept across America had the ultimate ending when Cody’s Wish won the Big Ass Fans Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Keeneland in Lexington, Nov. 5 in dramatic fashion. With namesake Cody Dorman and family in attendance, Cody’s Wish gave a winning performance that continues to warm the hearts of all who watched in amazement.
The FanDuel Racing-NTRA Moment of the Year will be recognized during the 52nd Annual Eclipse Awards Presented by John Deere, Keeneland, and The Jockey Club at The Breakers Palm Beach in Florida tomorrow, January 26. The ceremony will be broadcast live on FanDuel TV and Racetrack Television Network (RTN), and will be streamed live on multiple outlets including: NTRA.com, americasbestracing.net, bloodhorse.com, equibase.com, and NTRA’s Youtube channel.
Voting concluded Jan. 17 and Moment of the Year voters chose from 11 occurrences in 2022 illustrating a range of human emotions as well as outstanding displays of equine athleticism.