The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Joe Clancy, an NTWAB member and an Eclipse Award-winning writer and editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine, will receive the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, and Daily Racing Form announced Feb. 19 rules modifications and name changes in two Eclipse Awards categories. The older male category has been renamed older dirt male and the older female category has been renamed older dirt female.
President Pedulla’s update to membership covers the Eclipse Awards dinner, detailed voting results, related expenses, worthy causes, our representative to the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program, an update on Bill Mooney and a request that dues be paid promptly.
Complete list of the 2014 Eclipse Awards winners presented at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 17, 2015.
View the finalists in each category, human and equine.
Joe Clancy has won the 2014 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the News/Enterprise category for “Horse of a Lifetime,” a news account of the 2014 Preakness Stakes won by California Chrome, which appeared in the July edition of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine.
John Scheinman is the winner of the 2014 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the Feature/Commentary category for “Memories of a Master: The Determined Life of Dickie Small".
Barbara Livingston has won the Media Eclipse Award for Photography for a third time with her photo of Tapiture breezing in a driving rain before the Kentucky Derby.
The Blood-Horse has won the 2014 Media Eclipse Award in the Audio/Multi-Media Internet category for “Waiting, and Waiting, for Crowning Glory: A generation repeatedly denied a Triple Crown winner looks to California Chrome.”
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced that NBC Sports has won the Media Eclipse Award for Television – Live Racing Programming for its broadcast of the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic.