Category Archives: Eclipse Awards

Todd Pletcher on the Verge of 3,000 Wins

Todd Pletcher heads into Saturday’s racing needing only one more winner to reach the 3,000 victory mark.  Pletcher began his training career as an assistant to Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas.  Pletcher took out his training license and went … Continue reading

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Florida Sunshine Millions

Gulfstream Park hosts the Florida Sunshine Millions on Saturday, January 28.  Big name horses and $1.3 million of purses are featured in the six race series.  The undefeated four year-old filly Awesome Feather goes for her ninth victory in race … Continue reading

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Final Word on the Eclipse Voting

Just some final thoughts on the voting for the 2011 Eclipse Awards.  My Miss Aurelia should have been an unanimous choice in the two year-old filly category, but she received 243 out of 244 votes.  One voter had a need … Continue reading

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2011 Eclipse Award Picks From the Jersey Shore

In the first year of Racing at the Jersey Shore at I got to see several of the Eclipse Award finalists run or train at either my home track of Monmouth Park or on the New York circuit. At … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Eclipse Award Vote

After looking carefully at the Eclipse Award voting for the past six years a lot of interesting questions arose. Read the rest of the article at The Thoroughbred Racing Associations’ website says that, “The Eclipse Awards are presented annually … Continue reading

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