Posts Tagged ‘ eclipse award ’

Russell Baze: The Winningest Jockey

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on August 15, 2013

As the jockey holding the record for the most wins in the history of North American horse racing, Russell Baze is the focus of a recent in-depth profile by the New York Times. Entitled simply The Jockey, the article starts off with an account of Baze's 50,000th start, before taking readers back to the beginning...

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Honoring Excellence in American Thoroughbred Racing

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on November 22, 2012

Named in honor of the 18th century British racehorse, Eclipse, the Eclipse Awards were established in 1971 to honor the champions of American thoroughbred horse racing. The Eclipse Awards are sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association...

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Rapid Redux Continues Winning Streak

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on January 5, 2012

With a winning streak stretching back to December 2010, six-year-old- gelding Rapid Redux took first place in the sixth race at Laurel Park on Wednesday January 4, thereby extending his United States record to winning twenty-two consecutive races.

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