January 23, 2018

Songbird – 2016 Champion Three-Year-Old Filly

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Songbird dominated her division, both as an Eclipse Award-winning two-year-old and now as the champion three-year-old filly. The Jerry Hollendorfer trainee brought an unbeaten record into her sophomore season and continued her winning ways in […]

Chad Brown – 2016 Outstanding Trainer

January 21, 2017 0

Once he went out on own in late 2007, Chad Brown quickly rose up in the trainer ranks. And after leading all conditioners by earnings in 2016, the 39-year-old native of Mechanicville, New York was […]

Beholder – 2016 Champion Older Dirt Female

January 21, 2017 0

Beholder added yet another award to her trophy case when honored as the 2016 champion older dirt female of 2016 Saturday evening during the Eclipse Awards ceremony. The Kentucky-bred mare successfully defended her older female […]

Flintshire (GB) – 2016 Champion Turf Male

January 21, 2017 0

Last winter, the Juddmonte brain trust had the clever idea to base Flintshire (GB) in the United States for his 2016 campaign, and the masterstroke yielded him an Eclipse Award as champion turf male. Flintshire […]

Tepin – 2016 Champion Turf Female

January 21, 2017 0

Robert Masterson’s Tepin joins an illustrious list of two-time champion turf females. Three of her predecessors were internationally based – French queens Miesque (1987-88) and Goldikova (Ire) (2009-10), and British royalty Ouija Board (GB) (2004 […]

Rawnaq – 2016 Champion Steeplechaser

January 21, 2017 0

Owner Irv Naylor and trainer Cyril Murphy, who celebrated an Eclipse Award victory by Dawalan a year ago, had the good fortune to campaign the country’s leading steeplechaser in 2016 as well. Rawnaq proved an […]

Drefong – 2016 Champion Male Sprinter

January 21, 2017 0

By two-time grass champion Gio Ponti and out of a mare by Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)-winning Horse of the Year Ghostzapper (who happened to be a pretty good miler, too), there wasn’t necessarily a genetic […]

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