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2013 Eclipse Awards Finalists

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2012 Eclipse Awards

Finalists for the 2013 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. 18 at the 43nd Annual Eclipse Awards dinner at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Horse of the Year

Mucho Macho Man
Mucho Macho Man
Will Take Charge
Will Take Charge
Wise Dan
Wise Dan

2-year-old male

 

2-year-old female

Havana
Havana

New Year's Day

Shared Belief
 
Chriselliam
Chriselliam
Ria Antonia
Ria Antonia
She's A Tiger
She's A Tiger

3-year-old male

 

3-year-old female

Orb
Orb
Palace Malice
Palace Malice
Will Take Charge
Will Take Charge
 
Beholder
Beholder
Close Hatches
Close Hatches
Princess of Sylmar
Princess of Sylmar

Older male

 

Older female

Game on Dude
Game On Dude
Mucho Macho Man
Mucho Macho Man
Wise Dan
Wise Dan
 
Joyful Victory
Joyful Victory
Royal Delta
Royal Delta
Royal Delta
Tiz Miz Sue

Male turf

 

Female turf

Magician
Magician
St. Nicholas Abbey
Point of Entry
Wise Dan
Wise Dan
 
Dank
Dank
Laughing
Laughing
Mizdirection
Mizdirection

Male sprinter

 

Female sprinter

Points Offthebench
Points Offthebench
Trinniberg
Sahara Sky
Secret Circle
Secret Circle
 
Dance to Bristol
Dance to Bristol
tk
Groupie Doll
Mizdirection
Mizdirection

Steeplechase horse

 

Trainer

Gustavian
Gustavian
Demonstrative
Divine Fortune
Italian Wedding
Italian Wedding
 
Bob Baffert
Bob Baffert
Todd Pletcher
Todd Pletcher
Bill Mott
Bill Mott

Owner

 

Breeder

Juddmonte Stable
Juddmonte Stable
John Oxley
Midwest Thoroughbreds
Ken and Sarah Ramsey
Ken and Sarah Ramsey
 
Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey
Adena Springs
Ken and Sarah Ramsey
Ken and Sarah Ramsey
Morton Fink
Morton Fink

Jockey

 

Apprentice

 
Javier Castellano
Javier Castellano
Joel Rosario
Joel Rosario
Gary Stevens
Gary Stevens
 
Victor Carrasco
Victor Carrasco
Manuel Franco
Manuel Franco
Edgard Zayas
Edgard Zayas

2013 DRF/NTRA Handicapper of the Year

 

 

 
Jim Benes
Jim Benes