Horse of the Year
Vote count: Zenyatta, 128; Blame,102; Goldikova (IRE), 5; Voter Abstention, 1;
No Vote, 2.
Vote count: Uncle Mo, 236; Boys at Tosconova, 1; Pluck, 1.
Vote count: Awesome Feather, 235; Turbulent Descent, 2, More Than Real, 1.
Lookin At Lucky
Vote count: Lookin At Lucky, 224; Eskendereya 5; Drosselmeyer, 3; Afleet
Express, 1; Discreetly Mine, 1; Paddy O’Prado, 1; Super Saver, 1; Smiling Tiger,
1; Twirling Candy, 1.
Vote count: Blind Luck, 237; No Such Word, 1.
Vote count: Blame, 238.
Vote count: Zenyatta, 237; Goldivoka (IRE), 1.
Vote Count: Dubai Majesty, 232; Franny Freud, 3; Rightly So, 2; Serious
Vote count: Big Drama, 170; Majesticperfection, 61; Discreetly Mine, 4; Bribon
(FR), 1;Chamberlain Bridge, 1; Smiling Tiger, 1.
Male Turf Horse
Vote count: Gio Ponti, 199; Dangerous Midge, 22; Champ Pegasus, 6; Winchester,
6; Paddy O’Prado, 5.
Female Turf Horse
Vote count: Goldikova (IRE), 212; Proviso (GB), 15; Tuscan Evening (IRE), 11.
Vote count: Slip Away, 175; Arcadius, 25; Percussionist (IRE), 6; Sermon of
Love, 4; Voter Abstentions, 28.
Vote Count: WinStar Farm, 100; Mr. and Mrs. Jerome S. Moss, 81; Claiborne
Farm and Adele Dilschneider 16; Midwest Thoroughbreds 15; Juddmonte Farms, 5;
Zayat Stables, 5; Repole Stable 3; Edward P. Evans, 2; Augustin Stable 1; Melnyk
Racing Stables 1; Maggi Moss, 1; Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey, 1; Wertheimer and
Frere, 1; Voter Abstentions, 6. .
Vote count: Adena Springs, 69; Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider 55;
Brereton C. Jones, 43; WinStar Farm 26; Edward P. Evans, 12; Maverick
Productions, 10; Juddmonte Farms, 7; Gulf Coast Farms 3; Ocala Stud, 2; Eugene
Melnyk, 1; Pamela and Martin Wygod, 1; Voter Abstentions, 9.
Vote count: Todd Pletcher,168; John Shirreffs, 28; Jerry Hollendorfer, 17; Steve
Asmussen, 8; Albert Stall, Jr., 5; W. Brett Calhoun, 4; Bob Baffert, 1; Freddy
Head, 1; Juan Carlos Guerrero, 1; Kiaran McLaughlin, 1, Bill Mott, 1 ; Voter
Abstentions, 2; No Vote, 1.
Vote count: Ramon Dominguez, 124; Garrett Gomez, 60, John Velazquez, 32; Mike
Smith, 13; Deshawn Parker, 3; Joel Rosario, 2; Kent Desormeaux, 1; Russell Baze,
1. No Vote, 1; Voter Abstention, 1.
Outstanding Apprentice Jockey
Vote count: Omar Moreno, 197; Forest Boyce, 6; Freddy Lenclud, 4; Angel Serpa,
4; Luis Saez, 3; Tyler Kaplan 1; Marcelino Pedroza, Jr., 1; Voter Abstentions,
20; No Vote, 2.
The winner of the
Eclipse Award of Merit,
voted on by a panel of representatives from the three presenting organizations
and previously announced, is presented to Claiborne Farm and Marylou Whitney. The
Award of Merit is presented to honor outstanding lifetime achievement in the
Special Award - The winner of the
Special Award, voted on by a panel of representatives from the three presenting
organizations and previously announced, is Team Zenyatta, consisting of the
individuals who helped 6-year-old Zenyatta become one of the most recognizable
sports stars of 2010. 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 2010 Media Eclipse Awards winners,
determined by a judges' panel for each category and previously
Michael Clevenger, Louisville Courier-Journal, "Breeders’ Cup
Classic Finish", Nov. 7, 2010.
Writing - News/Enterprise:
Bill Finley, Thoroughbred Daily News, "Do We Need a Sturdier
Racehorse? Racing Grapples With Smaller Fields, Fewer Starts",
Nov. 16, 2010
Writing - Feature/Commentary:
Wright Thompson, ESPN.com, "The Legend of Zenyatta"; Oct. 10,
Television - Live Racing
ESPN, "The Breeders’ Cup World Championships", ABC/ESPN; Mike McQuade, Coordinating Producer; November 5-6, 2010
Television - Feature
HRTV, "Inside Information: Swale"; Amy Zimmerman, Producer;
February 28, 2010
Not awarded in 2010
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), 2010 Breeders’ Cup World
Championships; Mike Penna, President; Nov. 5-6. 2010