Latest Eclipse Award Stories

2014-05-17 23:01:25

Unique award program recognizes certified women business owners for their achievements in six categories (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Lake Park, FLA: The 2014 NWBOC Eclipse Awards honorees were announced Thursday evening, May 8, 2014, at the National Women Business Owners Corporation’s Decades of Excellence II awards gala at PGA National Resort and Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, according to Janet Harris-Lange, President, NWBOC, the predominate certifier of woman-owned businesses in the...

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...

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...

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...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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