I didn’t actually watch the Eclipse Awards myself, since Monday night is sacrosanct – House and How I Met Your Mother both take precedence, even on TiVo. But it sounds like I didn’t miss much: Curlin repeated as Horse of the Year, all the expected names won in their respective categories (although I would [...]
The Eclipse Awards presented (in the words of Radiohead) no surprises; Curlin was duly crowned Horse of the Year and Three-Year-Old Colt – ESPN notes that only last year, he had yet to make his first start. Chief owner Jess Jackson continued to send out positive signals about Curlin’s continued career on [...]
Apologies for the dearth of posts lately, I’ve been out of town and then very, very busy (and I don’t even get free press passes anymore, so that slows me down). The Eclipse Awards were as you would expect — no real news to report there.
I am very much looking forward to Sweetnorthernsaint’s return [...]
I’ve had ample time to consider my Eclipse Award would-be votes; now that we have finalists, here are my thoughts:
Steeplechase: McDynamo — I’m not sure why they bothered putting anyone else as a finalist, we know he’s the one.
Older Male: Looks like Invasor. If only we had more older males to consider…
Breeder: I think [...]