Long a success in racing, breeding, racetrack ownership and support of retired racehorse programs, Frank Stronach was named today by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) to receive the Eclipse Award of Merit for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in service to the Thoroughbred industry.
Part of NTWAB's mission is to donate annually to worthy organizations. Here's a rundown of this year's recipients.
Celebrating the NTWAB 58th Annual Awards Dinner with photos by Julie June Stewart
Venue: The Brigantine; Date and Occasion: Nov. 2, 2017, Breeders' Cup at Del Mar; Event Organizer: Loren Hebel-Osborne
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), in conjunction with Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters released guidelines for the 2017 Media Eclipse Awards.
Rick Porter, Randy Moss, Matt Hegarty and the Winners Foundation are great examples of outstanding people, and they are very deserving of the awards presented to them at our 58th Annual Dinner on Nov. 2 at The Brigantine.
Our Online Action is live through Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Don't miss out on bidding for Song Bird's silks, Gun Runner's halter and more.
Michael Spector, a freelance writer who grew up going to race tracks with his father, is the winner of the fourth annual Ron Rippey Award for Handicapping Media for his “2017 Kentucky Derby Pace Thesis” that appeared on RacingDudes.com ahead of this year’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.
The Breeders’ Cup Writing Awards honor excellence in coverage of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, and entries are being taken now.
The fourth annual Ron Rippey Handicapping Media Award is open for entries. Brisnet.com will present the winner on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters dinner at The Brigantine overlooking Del Mar.
Randy Moss, Rick Porter, Matt Hegarty and the Winners Foundation will be honored by the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters at the association's 58th annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 2 at the Brigantine Seafood & Oyster Bar in Del Mar, Caliifornia.