Horse of the Year
Vote count: Curlin, 249; Rags to Riches, 12; Invasor (ARG) 2; Corinthian, 1;
English Channel, 1; Street Sense, 1. Abstentions, 1.
Vote count: War Pass, 262; Court Vision, 1; Kodiak Kowboy, 1; Nownownow,1.
Vote count: Indian Blessing, 250; Country Star, 11; Pure Clan, 2; Cry and Catch
Me, 1; Mushka, 1; Proud Spell, 1. Abstentions, 1.
Vote count: Curlin, 262; Street Sense, 3; Hard Spun 1; Abstentions, 1.
Rags to Riches
Vote count: Rags to Riches, 258; Octave, 4; Panty Raid, 2; Dream Rush, 1; Lear's
Princess, 1; Abstentions, 1.
Vote count: Lawyer Ron, 147; Invasor (ARG) 94; Corinthian, 13; Lava Man,
4; English Channel 3, Student Council, 2. Abstentions, 4.
Vote count: Ginger Punch, 247; Nashoba's Key, 18, Take D'Tour, 1. Abstentions,
Vote Count: Maryfield, 155, Dream Rush, 61; River's Prayer, 32; Hystericalady,
12. Abstentions, 7.
Vote count: Midnight Lute, 229; Hard Spun, 18; Fabulous Strike, 9; Idiot Proof,
3; Diabolical, 2; Greg's Gold, 1; In Summation, 1; Mach Ride, 1; Smokey Stover,
1. Abstentions, 2.
Male Turf Horse
Vote count: English Channel, 251; Kip Deville, 6; After Market, 5; Cloudy's
Knight, 1; Daytona (IRE), 1; Doctor Dino (FR), 1; Shakespeare, 1. Abstentions,
Female Turf Horse
Vote count: Lahudood (GB), 188; Nashoba's Key, 43; Precious Kitten, 16;
Citronnade, 7; Bit of Whimsy, 3; Panty Raid, 3; Honey Ryder, 2; Mrs. Lindsay, 1;
Rutherienne, 1; Wait a While, 1. Abstentions, 2.
Good Night Shirt
Vote count: Good Night Shirt, 222; McDynamo, 13; Floodlights, 1; Planets
Aligned, 1. Abstentions, 30.
Vote count: Shadwell Stable, 144; Stronach Stables, 59; Maggi Moss, 18; West
Point Thoroughbreds, 8; James Tafel LLC, 7; Zayat Stables, LLC, 5; Stonestreet
Stable, Padua, George Bolton and Midnight Cry Stables, 4; James Scatuorchio, 3;
Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith, 3; Jess Jackson, 2; Fares Farm Inc. 1; Fox Hill
Farms, Inc. 1; Louis D. O'Brien LLC, 1; Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc., 1;
Vote count: Adena Springs, 203; Fares Farm Inc., 13; Martin and Pam Wygod, 12;
William S. Farish, 11; James Tafel, 8; Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey, 2; Skara Glen
Stables, 2; Farnsworth Farms, 1, Juddmonte Farms, 1; Eugene Melnyk, 1;
Vote count: Todd Pletcher, 139; Steve Asmussen, 65; Kiaran McLaughlin, 39; Carl
Nafzger, 9; Bill Mott, 5; Scott Lake, 3; Dale Baird, 1; Larry Jones, 1; Graham
Motion, 1; Abstentions, 4.
Vote count: Garrett Gomez, 248; Robby Albarado, 11; Russell Baze, 2; Calvin
Borel, 1; Ramon Dominguez, 1. Abstentions, 4.
Outstanding Apprentice Jockey
Vote count: Joe Talamo, 254; Carol Cedeno, 2; Arnaldo Bocachica, 1. Abstentions,
The winner of the
Eclipse Award of Merit,
voted on by a panel of representatives from the
three presenting organizations and previously announced, is John Nerud. The Eclipse Award of Merit is presented to an individual or entity
displaying outstanding lifetime achievement in, and service to, the Thoroughbred
Special Award - Voted on by a panel of
representatives from the three presenting organizations and previously
announced, the award went Roy and Gretchen Jackson and the University of
Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for their
attempts to save Barbaro. The Special Award is presented to honor
outstanding individual achievements in, or contributions to, the sport of
Media Eclipse Awards also are given in the categories of
photography, audio/multi-media Internet, news/commentary,
feature/enterprise writing, local television, national
television–feature and national television–live racing programming
to recognize members of the media for outstanding coverage of
Thoroughbred racing. The 2006 Media Eclipse Awards winners,
determined by a judges' panel for each category and previously
- Photography: Douglas
Lees, Fauquier Times Democrat, "Down
to Earth" October 24, 2007
- Writing - Feature:
Brian Hiro, North County Times; "Death and Durability of the Race
Horse"; August 12-14, 2007.
- Writing - News/Commentary:
Bill Mooney, Post Time USA, "Final Days for a Hall of Famer,"
- TV - Live Racing: NBC
Sports, The Kentucky Derby; Sam Flood, Producer; May 5, 2007
- TV – Feature: HBO Sports, "Barbaro"; June, 15, 2007
TV - Local: Horse Racing
Alberta, CTV Calgary; The Alberta Derby; Jeff Robillard,
producer. June 16, 2007
- Audio/Multi-Media Internet: "Kentucky Derby Coverage"
April 29-May 5, 2007; David Stephenson, multi media editor.