|Wednesday, January 03, 2007||Contact: Jim Gluckson, NTRA|
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The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), National Turf Writers Association (NTWA) and Daily Racing Form (DRF) today announced the finalists for the 2006 Eclipse Awards, as voted on and presented by the three organizations in recognition of excellence in Thoroughbred racing. Winners in all categories will be announced at the 36th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony, to be held Monday, January 22 at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The Eclipse Awards finalists (in alphabetical order) are:
The Eclipse Awards are named after the great 18th-century racehorse and foundation sire Eclipse, who began racing at age five and was undefeated in 18 starts, including eight walkovers. Eclipse sired the winners of 344 races, including three Epsom Derbies.
For hotel accommodations and Eclipse Awards dinner reservations, contact Debbie Blair at the NTRA’s Lexington office, (800) 792-6872, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.