Grass Championships Wide-Open at the 2018 Eclipse Awards

Enable winning the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) - Coady Photography When Eclipse Award voters fill out their ballots at the end of the year, they will be faced with several challenging decisions, and while the battle for Horse of the Year is receiving most of the attention, the showdowns to determine the 2018 champion turf horses figure to be just as contested. There certainly won’t be a unanimous choice for Champion Grass Male or Champion Grass Female, [...]

Eclipse Award Nominees for Outstanding Jockey and My Pick

Eclipse Award Nominees are out for 2016. Among the most contentious category is the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey. Those in the running are Javier Castellano, Jose Ortiz, and Mike Smith. Keep reading to find out why each is on the short list for the Eclipse Award. I also choose whom I'd have voted for if I had a vote.   Javier Castellano Javier has won the Eclipse for Outstanding Jockey three years running. The award has coincided [...]

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