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Keeneland Racing and Sales Well Represented by Eclipse Awards Finalists

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 5, 2018) – Keeneland racing and sales enjoy strong ties to the finalists for the 2017 Eclipse Awards, headlined by 15 sales alumni that include Breeders’ Cup winners Caledonia Road, Good Magic and Roy H. Finalists were announced today by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and National Turf Writers and Broadcasters.

Champions will be announced Thursday, Jan. 25, at the 47th annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ceremony at Gulfstream Park.

Six Keeneland Sales Graduates Win Eclipse Awards

Six Keeneland Sales Graduates Win Eclipse Awards

Keeneland congratulates the 2016 champions announced tonight at the 46th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park. Six champions are Keeneland sales graduates: Classic Empire, champion 2-year-old male; Champagne Room, champion 2-year-old female; Arrogate, champion 3-year-old male; Beholder, champion dirt female; Drefong, champion male sprinter; and Finest City, champion female sprinter.

Keeneland Well Represented by 2014 Eclipse Awards Finalists

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 7, 2015) – Seventeen horses with Keeneland connections today were named finalists for 2014 Eclipse Awards. The champions, which are determined by a vote of Daily Racing Form, National Thoroughbred Racing Association and National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, will be announced Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park.

Eclipse Award finalists that raced at Keeneland in 2014 or are graduates of Keeneland sales are:

Keeneland Returns as an Official Eclipse Award Partner

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 14, 2014) – Keeneland will once again serve as an Official Partner of The Eclipse Awards Presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group. The 43rd annual Eclipse Awards will be held Saturday at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Keeneland Well Represented by 2013 Eclipse Awards Finalists

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 8, 2014) -- A candidate for a second consecutive title as Horse of the Year, Wise Dan is one of 12 horses with Keeneland connections that today were named finalists for 2013 Eclipse Awards. The champions, which are determined by a vote of Daily Racing Form, National Thoroughbred Racing Association and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, will be announced Jan. 18 at Gulfstream Park.

Keeneland-Based Wise Dan Named 2012 Horse of the Year

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 20, 2013) – Keeneland-based Wise Dan swept honors as 2012 Horse of the Year, champion turf horse and champion older male, while Keeneland sales graduates I’ll Have Another, Shanghai Bobby, Beholder and Royal Delta were each named divisional champions at the 42nd annual Eclipse Award ceremony, held Saturday night at Gulfstream Park.

 Eclipse Award winners and their Keeneland connections include: