Eclipse Awards

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Is Horse Of The Year Clear?

2019-09-10T18:58:34-05:00September 10th, 2019|

Is Horse Of The Year Clear?   Midnight Bisou noses out Elate at the wire in the Personal Ensign Stakes (Grade 1) on August 24th, 2019. Photo: Steve Heuertz       After the rocky Triple Crown and the first half of the racing calendar concluded front runners [...]

A Closer Look: Pioneerof the Nile

2019-03-18T15:40:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|

    A Closer Look: Top Stallion Pioneerof the Nile Dead at 13 by Nicolle Neulist   Leading stallion Pioneerof the Nile has passed away suddenly at age 13, WinStar Farm announced this morning.   Born in 2006, he was a homebred for Zayat Stables, by Empire Maker through their [...]

Eclipse Awards Offer No Surprises

2018-01-26T18:30:18-05:00January 26th, 2018|

There were no real surprises in the Eclipse Awards last night. As expected Gun Runner took Horse of the Year honors, and rightfully so. The connections of Bolt D' Oro and Rushing Falls have legitimate gripes, especially Rushing Falls, but considering the voting process, voters, and some of the past [...]

Eclipse Speculation, Does It Matter?

2017-11-09T07:30:48-05:00November 9th, 2017|

Does speculating on the Eclipse awards really matter? I say no, and unless you are an owner or partner in a candidate that you'd like to breed, it may not matter to you either. I really don't see "fan" interest in the award anymore. Some of the votes have become [...]