ECLIPSE AWARD WINNERS:
PRINT AND INTERNET

FEATURE/COMMENTARY

2016 — JOHN SCHEINMAN
Writing for Paulick Report

2015 — JENNIE REES
Louisville Courier-Journal

2014 — JOHN SCHEINMAN
Writing for The Blood-Horse

2013 — MARTY McGEE
Daily Racing Form

2012 — RYAN GOLDBERG
Daily Racing Form

2011 — CLAIRE NOVAK
The Blood-Horse

2010 — WRIGHT THOMPSON
ESPN.com

NEWS/ENTERPRISE

2016 — NATALIE VOSS
Paulick Report

2015 — TIM SULLIVAN
Louisville Courier-Journal

2014 — JOE CLANCY
Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred

2013 — MARCUS HERSH
Daily Racing Form

2012 — MARY SIMON
Thoroughbred Times

2011 — JENNIE REES
Louisville Courier-Journal

2010 — BILL FINLEY
Thoroughbred Daily News

MULTI-MEDIA INTERNET

2016 — JAY HOVDEY, BARBARA LIVINGSTON and MOLLY McGILL
Daily Racing Form

2015 — MARY SIMON
DRF.com

2014 — BLOODHORSE.com

2013 — NYTIMES.com

2012 — GLENYE CAIN OAKFORD
DRF.com

2011 — THOROUGHBREDTIMES.com

FEATURE WRITING

2009 — JOE DRAPE
The New York Times

2008 — VINNIE PERONNE
Mid Atlantic Thoroughbred

2007 — BRIAN HIRO
North County Times

2006 — MIKE JENSEN
Philadelphia Inquirer

2005 — JANET PATTON
Lexington Herald-Leader

2004 — MIKE JENSEN
Philadelphia Inquirer

2003 — WILLIAM NACK
Gentlemen’s Quarterly

2002 — JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN
Harper’s Magazine

2001 — LAURA HILLENBRAND
Equus

2000 — MARY SIMON
Thoroughbred Times

1991 — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

NEWS/COMMENTARY

2009 — SEAN CLANCY
The Blood-Horse

2008 — BILLY REED
Thoroughbred Times

2007 — BILL MOONEY
Post Time USA34

2006 — DICK JERARDI
Philadelphia Daily News

2005 — BOB FORD
Philadelphia Inquirer

2004 — BILL CHRISTINE
Los Angeles Times

2003 — JAY HOVDEY
Daily Racing Form

2002 — JOE DRAPE
New York Times

2001 — JANET PATTON
Lexington Herald-Leader

2000 — JAY HOVDEY
Daily Racing Form

1991 — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

NEWSPAPER WRITING

1999 — MARYJEAN WALL
Lexington Herald-Leader

1998 — TOM KEYSER
The Baltimore Sun

1997 — MARYJEAN WALL
Lexington Herald-Leader

1996 — TOM KEYSER
The Baltimore Sun

1995 — STEPHANIE DIAZ
The Riverside Press-Enterprise

1994 — MIKE DOWNEY
Los Angeles Times

1993 — JENNIE REES
Louisville Courier-Journal

1992 — JAMES WALLACE
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

1990 — PAUL MORAN
Newsday

1989 — RONNIE VIRGETS
Gambit

1988 — BILLY REED
Lexington Herald-Leader

1987 — TIM LAYDEN
Capital Newspapers

1986 — EDWIN POPE
Miami Herald

1985 — PAUL MORAN
Newsday

1984 — EDDIE DONNALLY
Dallas Morning News

1984 — BILL CHRISTINE
Los Angeles Times

1983 — DAVE KOERNER
The Louisville Times

1982 — EDWIN POPE
Miami Herald

1981 — DAVE KINDRED
The Washington Post

1980 — MARYJEAN WALL
Lexington Herald

1979 — BILLY REED
Louisville Courier-Journal

1978 — JOE HIRSCH
Daily Racing Form

1977 — SKIP BAYLESS
Los Angeles Times

1976 — EDWIN POPE
Miami Herald

1975 — BOB HARDING
Newark Star-Ledger

1974 — WILLIAM H. RUDY
New York Post

1973 — RED SMITH
The New York Times

1972 — PHIL RANALLO
Buffalo Courier Express

1971 — SCOTT YOUNG
Toronto Telegram

MAGAZINE WRITING

1999 — TOM KEYSER
Breeders’ Cup Souvenir Magazine

1998 — LAURA HILLENBRAND
American Heritage

1997 — BILL HELLER
Backstretch

1996 — DON CLIPPINGER
Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred

1995 — AWARD VACATED

1994 — JAY HOVDEY
The Blood-Horse

1993 — STEPHANIE DIAZ
The Backstretch

1992 — JOSEPH P. PONS JR.
The Blood-Horse

1991/Feature — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

1991/News — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

1990 — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

1989 — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

1988 — JENNIE REES
Louisville Courier-Journal

1987 — JACK MANN
Spur

1986 — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

1985 — BILL MOONEY
The Thoroughbred Record

1984 — FRANK DEFORD
Sports Illustrated

1983 — ARNOLD KIRKPATRICK
Keeneland

1982 — JAY HOVDEY
Horsemen’s Journal

1981 — JOSEPH P. PONS JR.
The Blood-Horse

1980 — CLIVE GAMMON
Sports Illustrated

1979 — WILLIAM LEGGETT
Sports Illustrated

1978 — BILL NACK
Sports Illustrated

1977 — WHITNEY TOWER
Classic

1976 — WHITNEY TOWER
Classic

1975 — FRANK DEFORD
Sports Illustrated

1974 — CHET HAGAN
Spur

1973 — PETE AXTHELM
Newsweek

1972 — EDWARD L. BOWEN
The Blood-Horse

1971 — BILL SURFACE
Reader’s Digest