Edited NTRA Staff Release ― The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB), and Daily Racing Form announced today that FanDuel TV will televise live the announcement of the finalists in the horse and human categories for the 2022 Eclipse Awards this Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT.
The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence in Thoroughbred racing, are voted upon by the NTRA, represented by member racetrack racing officials and Equibase field personnel, NTWAB, and Daily Racing Form, and are produced by the NTRA. The announcement of the Eclipse Awards finalists on FanDuel TV is sponsored by Keeneland and John Deere.
FanDuel TV also will televise live the 52nd Annual Eclipse Awards, presented by John Deere, Keeneland, and The Jockey Club, from The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday, Jan. 26. The evening will begin with the Keeneland Red Carpet show at 6:30 p.m. ET, hosted by Todd Schrupp and Christina Blacker, followed by the awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. ET. The ceremony, which will be streamed on additional outlets, will culminate with the announcement of the 2022 Horse of the Year. Finalists in the Horse of the Year category also will be announced earlier that evening.
The Eclipse Awards are named after the great 18th-century racehorse and foundation sire Eclipse, who began racing at age five and was undefeated in 18 starts, including eight walkovers. Eclipse sired the winners of 344 races, including three Epsom Derbies. The Eclipse Awards are bestowed upon horses and individuals whose outstanding achievements in North America have earned them the title of Champion in their respective categories. Eclipse Awards also are given to recognize members of the media for outstanding coverage of Thoroughbred racing