eclipse awards

Tickets For January’s Eclipse Awards At Gulfstream Park Now On Sale

Tickets for the 48th annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group, and featuring the highly anticipated announcement of the 2018 Horse of the Year, are on sale now. The Eclipse Awards will be held Thursday evening, January 24, at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.  Eclipse Awards tickets are available for […]

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Apprentice Edgar Morales Chases Churchill Jockey Title, Eclipse Award

Jockey Edgar Morales will lose the five-pound weight allowance that is granted to apprentice riders on Saturday, but the 20-year-old Puerto Rico native has made the most of his final week with the “bug” by winning three races Wednesday to vault to the top of the Churchill Downs jockey standings with 11 victories. “I just hope we keep the momentum […]

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‘Did They Forget The Boy?’: Baffert Says Justify Slam-Dunk Horse Of The Year

While many observers believe this year’s Horse of the Year will be a close vote, trainer Bob Baffert tells Horse Racing Nation it’s an “easy” decision to go with Triple Crown winner Justify. “Everybody, they’re talking that other horse. I go, ‘What?’” Baffert said. “Did they forget the boy? It’s easy. It’s like, ‘Eh, Triple […]

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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA Bets: Who Gets The Hardware?

The 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships is in the books, so now the annual conversation about year-end awards begins. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the various Eclipse Award categories, starting with Horse of the Year, which became intriguing with the results at Churchill Downs […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Business Is Good?

The betting handle came pouring in for last weekend’s Travers Day at Saratoga, despite a lack of superstar power, namely this year’s Triple Crown winner. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the reasons behind recent record or near record handle days like the Travers and the Pacific Classic. […]

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#JustifyandI: Submit Your Personal Photos With Justify For Special NTRA Video Montage

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that it is asking fans and horsemen to submit their personal photos with Triple Crown winner Justify for inclusion in a video montage to be shown during the 48th Annual Eclipse Awards ceremony next January. Submissions can be made on Twitter by using the hashtag #JustifyandI or […]

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Dan Perlsweig, Trainer Of Champion Lord Avie, Dies At 91

Longtime trainer Dan Perlsweig, conditioner of 1980’s juvenile champion Lord Avie, died Tuesday at the age of 91, the Thoroughbred Daily News reported. During a career that spanned a quarter century beginning in 1976, Perlsweig won 505 races from 3,870 starts, collecting another 508 seconds and 518 thirds. Based in New Jersey and Florida, he […]

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‘We Still Think We Have The Best Horse’: Bolt D’Oro Returns To Work Tab

Bolt d’Oro had his first breeze of the year Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park, doing his best to assuage the feelings of owner/trainer Mick Ruis after Thursday night’s Eclipse Awards. Good Magic, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, was chosen as the 2017 2-Year-Old Champion by a margin of just 18 votes over Bolt […]

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No Surprise Here: Gun Runner Crowned 2017 Horse Of The Year, Champion Older Male

Gun Runner was crowned 2017 Horse of the Year and champion older male at the Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 25. The Eclipse Awards, presented by The Stronach Group, Daily Racing Form and the Breeders’ Cup, are voted on by the NTRA, Daily Racing Form (DRF) and the National Turf Writers And […]

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WinStar To Sponsor TVG’s Live Coverage Of Eclipse Awards

WinStar Farm – the Versailles, Ky., breeding operation that is home to leading stallions like Tiznow, Distorted Humor and Pioneerof the Nile – has signed on as the primary sponsor for TVG’s live coverage of the 47th Annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group on January 25 at 8 p.m. ET. TVG also […]

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