Australian Horse of the Year nominations released
The nominees for the 2022/2023 Australian Racehorse of the Year awards have been announced by Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) in association with Racing Australia. This year’s awards will be held at Optus Stadium in Perth on November 23, in what will be a double header event with the Australian Racing Hall of Fame ceremony.
The Australian Racehorse of the Year awards acknowledge performances on Australian racecourses, as well as international performances by Australian-trained horses for the period August 1, 2022 to July 31, 2023.
The nominees in each category have obtained the most votes from more than 70 of the nation’s most respected racing media, handicappers and form analysts, and each will be eligible to be crowned Australian Racehorse of the Year on the evening, joining previous winners including champions such as Winx (Street Cry), Nature Strip (Nicconi), Verry Elleegant (Zed), Black Caviar (Bel Esprit), Sunline (Desert Sun) and Makybe Diva (Desert King).