Secretariat Vox Populi Award
The Secretariat Vox Populi Award, also known as the "Voice of the People" award, was established in 2010 by Penny Chenery, who was the owner of Secretariat. The annual award "recognizes the horse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded with the American public and gained recognition for Thoroughbred racing."
Recipients of the award to date:
|2014||California Chrome||Art Sherman & Alan Sherman||Perry Martin/Steve Coburn|
|2013||Mucho Macho Man||Kathy Ritvo||Reeves Thoroughbred Racing|
|2012||Paynter||Bob Baffert||Zayat Stables|
|2011||Rapid Redux||David J. Wells||Robert Cole, Jr.|
|2010||Zenyatta||John Shirreffs||Ann & Jerry Moss|
As of 2013, the award is chosen by a combined vote of the general public, conducted online; plus a vote of the Vox Populi committee, and a vote by Chenery.
- ↑ "Mucho Macho Man wins 'Vox Populi' award". Usatoday.com. 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
- ↑ http://www.secretariat.com/fan-club/vox-populi-award/
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Vox Populi Award Goes to Mucho Macho Man". BloodHorse.com. 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
- ↑ "2011 Vox Populi Award Goes to Rapid Redux". BloodHorse.com. 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2013-12-27.