NYRA’s Kay Commissions New Triple Crown Trophy

Photo designed and created by Roberto Santo

Photo designed and created by Roberto Santo

The next time a horse is awarded the Triple Crown trophy will be the first time for a new design, as New York Racing Association president Chris Kay has commissioned a redesigned piece to replace the one awarded to the previous Triple Crown winners.

Designed and created by Cartier, the trophy awarded to American Pharoah’s connections last year is a three-sided vase, representing the three races of the Triple Crown. The trophy initially was presented retroactively to the first eight Triple Crown winners, then to the three winners of the 1970s, and last year to American Pharoah.

Kay wanted to add something to the current design.

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