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2013-01-17 08:25:31

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the 42(nd) Annual Eclipse Awards ceremony on January 19 racing fans have selected Wise Dan as their choice for Horse of the Year on Daily Racing Form's site, DRF.com. With over 11,000 votes cast, the fans' votes for Horse of the Year automatically entered them in Daily Racing Form's Eclipse Award Fan Vote Sweepstakes for a chance to win a VIP trip for two to attend this year's Eclipse Awards show, which will be streamed live at DRF.com....

2013-01-16 20:21:10

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the 2012 Eclipse Awards are handed out on Saturday, January 19 at Gulfstream Park, DRF.com will be the exclusive website offering FREE live coverage of the awards ceremony, beginning at 8:00 PM ET. Fans can also watch the awards ceremony live on HRTV and HRTV.com, both available by subscription. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/NY43893LOGO ) The 42(nd) Annual Eclipse Awards, presented by the Daily Racing Form, National...

2011-01-13 00:00:45

Horse of the Year Announcement to Highlight Show Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 The 40th annual Eclipse Awards, scheduled for next Monday at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, is shaping up as the most anticipated in the horse racing event's history. The reason, the hotly contested battle for Horse of the Year between America's Sweetheart, Zenyatta, and Blame, who nipped her in last year's Breeders' Cup Classic. Also a finalist for Horse of the Year is the French mare Goldikova, who...

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2009-01-27 00:54:01

Curlin, the all-time leading North American money-winning thoroughbred, was named 2008 Horse of the Year in Miami Monday night at the 38th Eclipse Awards. With $10.5 million in winnings, Curlin is in retirement after a career that saw him win four Eclipse Awards -- including two consecutive Horse of the Year honors. Curlin won Horse of the Year Award over Big Brown, who was named Champion Three-year-old, and Zenyatta, who was named Champion Older Female. At ceremonies in Miami Monday night,...

2009-01-14 14:38:14

Alice Headley Chandler will be honored for lifelong contributions to thoroughbred racing, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Wednesday. Chandler, owner of Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Ky., will receive the Eclipse Award of Merit at a ceremony Jan. 26 in Miami. Alice Chandler richly deserves to be honored for her lifelong contributions to the thoroughbred industry, NTRA President and CEO Alex Waldrop said. Her remarkable achievements as an owner and breeder, and her...

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2009-01-08 13:59:27

Curlin, Big Brown and Zenyatta are among thoroughbreds up for honors in the 2008 Eclipse Awards, to be presented in Miami Jan. 26. The three are favorites to be named during the ceremony as finalists for horse of the year. Curlin took the award last year. Curlin, winner of the Dubai World Cup and the first American horse to top $10 million in earnings, is a finalist for champion older male. Others under consideration are Commentator and Einstein. Big Brown, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness...

2006-01-24 00:57:12

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Breeders' Cup Classic winner Saint Liam picked up the 2005 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year on Monday, easily outpolling Afleet Alex for the honor. The five-year-old son of Saint Ballado, Saint Liam won a stretch duel with Flower Alley last October to capture the 1 1/4-mile $4.7 million Classic, North America's richest race. Saint Liam had 194 first-place votes, followed by Preakness and Belmont Stakes winner Afleet Alex, who had 56 votes in balloting by...