When it comes to the top the names from the first half of the year there are these nine and everyone else: Beholder, California Chrome, Exaggerator, Flintshire, Frosted, Melatonin, Nyquist, Songbird, and Tepin. Depending on their paths in the second half of the year, any could be in prime striking distance for Horse of the Year honors with the Breeders' Cup Classic potentially being the deciding race.
Vance Hanson mentions discusses Beholder and Nyquist's fist half campaign while Ed DeRosa touches on Tepin and California Chrome. Who will meet and when and where? Will Songbird challenge the top in her division? Stay tuned!