2023 Eclipse Awards Finalists to be Announced Live 

January 4, 2024

On FanDuel TV Saturday, January 6

Eciipse Awards Release

Lexington, Ky. ― The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB), and Daily Racing Form announced today that FanDuel TV will televise live the announcement of the finalists in the horse and human categories for the 2023 Eclipse Awards this Saturday, January 6 at 12:00 pm EST. 

The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence in Thoroughbred racing, are voted upon by the NTRA, represented by member racetrack racing officials and Equibase field personnel, NTWAB, and Daily Racing Form, and are produced by the NTRA. The announcement of the Eclipse Awards finalists on FanDuel TV is sponsored by John Deere, Keeneland, and The Jockey Club.

FanDuel TV also will televise live the 53rd Annual Eclipse Awards Presented by FanDuel, John Deere, Keeneland, and The Jockey Club at The Breakers Palm Beach in Florida on Thursday January 25, 2024. The evening will begin with the Keeneland Red Carpet show at 6:30 p.m. ET, followed by the awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. ET. The ceremony will be co-hosted by Britney Eurton, Acacia Courtney Clement, and Nick Luck and Caton Bredar will again serve as the Ceremony Announcer. The evening will culminate with the announcement of the 2023 Horse of the Year. Finalists in the Horse of the Year category also will be announced earlier that evening.

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. The Eclipse Awards are bestowed upon horses and individuals whose outstanding achievements in North America have earned them the title of Champion in their respective categories. Eclipse Awards also are given to recognize members of the media for outstanding coverage of Thoroughbred racing.

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