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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...

2009-01-09 20:39:23

Longtime turf writer Joe Hirsch, who spent nearly 50 years at the Daily Racing Form, died Friday at the age of 80, the newspaper said. Hirsch covered the gamut of thoroughbred racing and was known for the Derby Doings column he penned for the Form since the 1950s. Hirsch, who battled Parkinson's disease, had been living in a long-term care facility in New York after breaking his hip last spring. Funeral services will be held Sunday at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel in Manhattan. The New...