In a press release issued today, NTRA, DRF and NTWAB announced that Leonard Lavin of Glen Hill Farm will be honored with the Eclipse Award of Merit for a lifetime of outstanding achievement for a career marked by enduring accomplishments in racing, breeding and devotion to the Thoroughbred industry.
Tom Pedulla, President of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, today cautioned members to avoid conflicts of interest when casting votes for the Eclipse Awards.
This tribute to Australian radio giant Steve Cairns is worth reading. Ron Flatter writes, “You may not have known Steve Cairns, and he probably wanted it that way.”
Attendance at the 2015 Annual Awards Dinner was double that of the previous year, and the event was highlighted by a surprise announcement from Ahmed Zayat. This is an especially uplifting newsletter.
Highlights of the annual NTWAB Awards Dinner held in Lexington, Ky. on Oct. 28, 2015 produced on video by our intern Kami Griffiths.
Joe Nevills, the Daily Racing Form’s sales editor and breeding correspondent, won the second annual Ron Rippey Award for Handicapping Media for his “Who is Bred for the Distance”.
Rules for the 2015 Media Eclipse Awards have been promulgated by he National Thoroughbred Racing Association in conjunction with Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters.
The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters will salute American Pharoah and the team that molded him into the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years to highlight its 56th annual awards dinner on Oct. 28 at the Griffin Gate Marriott in Lexington, Ky.
Without further ado, here are the distinguished nominees for the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters annual major awards. The awards will be presented at the annual dinner gala on Oct. 28 at Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington, Ky.
I am sure the run to the Triple Crown reminded many of us why we chose this profession. What an honor and thrill it was to chronicle the first sweep in 37 years!