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2012 Eclipse Awards finalists

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2012 Eclipse Awards

Finalists for the 2012 Eclipse Awards, selected by voters from Daily Racing Form, the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. Click on a finalist to read DRF's profile. Winners will be announced Jan. 19 at the 42nd Annual Eclipse Awards dinner at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla.

Watch the Eclipse Awards live on DRF.com - Saturday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. ET

Horse of the Year

Fort Larned
Fort Larned
I'll Have Another
I'll Have Another
Wise Dan
Wise Dan
Breeding Sweeps

2-year-old male

 

2-year-old female

Shanghai Bobby
Shanghai Bobby

Uncaptured

Violence
 
Beholder
Beholder
Dreaming of Julia
Dreaming of Julia
Executive Privilege
Executiveprivilege

3-year-old male

 

3-year-old female

Bodemeister
Bodemeister
I’ll Have Another
I’ll Have Another
Union Rags
Union Rags
 
tk
Believe You Can
My Miss Aurelia
My Miss Aurelia
Questing
Questing

Older male

 

Older female

Fort Larned
Fort Larned
Little Mike
Little Mike
Wise Dan
Wise Dan
 
Include Me Out
Include Me Out
Groupie Doll
Groupie Doll
Royal Delta
Royal Delta

Male turf

 

Female turf

Little Mike
Little Mike
St. Nicholas Abbey
Point of Entry
Wise Dan
Wise Dan
 
Marketing Mix
Marketing Mix
tk
Tapitsfly
Zagora
Zagora

Male sprinter

 

Female sprinter

The Lumber Guy
The Lumber Guy
Trinniberg
Shackleford
Trinniberg
Trinniberg
 
tk
Contested
tk
Groupie Doll
Mizdirection
Mizdirection

Steeplechase horse

 

Trainer

Pierrot Lunaire
Demonstrative
Demonstrative
Divine Fortune
tk
Pierrot Lunaire
 
Bob Baffert
Bob Baffert
Todd Pletcher
Todd Pletcher
Dale Romans
Dale Romans

Owner

 

Breeder

Godolphin Racing LLC
Godolphin Racing LLC
John Oxley
Midwest Thoroughbreds
WinStar Farms
Reddam Racing
 
Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey
Adena Springs
Brereton Jones
Darley
Adena Springs
Brereton Jones

Jockey

 

Apprentice

 
Javier Castellano
Javier Castellano
Javier Castellano
Ramon Dominguez
John Velazquez
John Velazquez
 
Ryan Curatolo
Jose Montano
Kyle Frey
Irad Ortiz, Jr.
Rosario Montanez
Angel Suarez

2012 DRF/NTRA Handicapper of the Year

 

 

 
Michael Beychok
Michael Beychok