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Eclipse

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Pedigree:
Marske  -  Spilletta  by  Regulus
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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Eclipse...

A look at the bloody side of Thoroughbred bleeding, with facts, insight and hope towards a cleaner, safer and superior future for racing.Read More
Your predictions? |||||||||| Horse of the Year: Cross Traffic ||| 2yo Colt: Albert's Hope ||| 2yo Filly: Designer Legs ||| 3yo Colt: Moreno ||| 3yo Filly: Princess of Sylmar ||| Older Male: Game on Dude ||| Older Female: Royal Delta ||| Sprinter: Sahara Sky ||| Male Turf: Big Blue Kitten ||| Female Turf: Laughing ||| Steeplechase: Divine Fortune ||| Owner: Ramseys ||| Breeder: Ramseys ||| Trainer: D Wayne Lukas ||| Jockey: Joel Rosario ||| Apprentice: Riardo Mejias
  • kaitlinefree1 · Moreno? · 234 days ago ·
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  • sosotricksy · If Pletcher doesn't get the eclipse I'll eat my hat. Lukas may have random 3 yr old stars, but Pletcer has all but dominated all age groups in the past year. · 234 days ago ·
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The most coveted award in thoroughbred racing -The Eclipse Award-Horse of the Year-started in the NTRA in 1972 and since that time 40 most memorable and honorable contenders of our generation have been under consideration. Why is this award named 'Eclipse"?Read More
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  • rafirox · Why is Eclipse rated so low???? 7.7??? · 489 days ago ·
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  • cocoa2 · because we know almost nothing about his racing career and there is no way to rank him comparative to modern thoroughbreds. I give him honorable mention along with Silky and Kincesm · 489 days ago ·
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Youtube has a series called Inside Nature's Giants--Racehorse. We get to see the skeleton of Eclipse the horse for starters, all pretty fascinating if you haven't already seen it.
My Predictions..
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  • TimSmith · far too early? There is one more race in most of these seasons? This is the time for predictions. IMO.. There are people on this site predicting TC winners . The BC is only a couple weeks away TV you are one of a kind · 551 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · Breders Cup changes a lot of things · 551 days ago ·
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My Predictions..
They all get beat, or so the saying goes. Eclipse never did though. In fact, the English colt retired in 1771 with a perfect record of 19-for-19 because there was no competition left to take him on. You know the saying: “Eclipse first, the rest nowhere.” Colin was undefeated, too, winning 15 straigh...Read More
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  • travel_vic · most successive victories in a row? Camarero 56 wins · 553 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · Many of Eclipse's run were walkovers: June 15 Winchester, (4 mile heats) walkover, June 28 Salisbury King's Plate walkover, July 25th, Canterbury King's Plate walkover. 1770 April 17th beat a single horse Bucephalus going 4 miles 1 furlong 138 yards, June 5th Guilford 4 mile heats walkover, July 3rd 4 mile heats at Guildford a walkover, July 3rd Nottingham walker,August 20th York walkover, Sptember 3 Lincoln King's Plate 4 mile heats, walkover, October 4th Newmarjet 4 mile heats, walkover. · 553 days ago ·
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As of right now who would win the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year, Champion two year old colt, Champion two year old filly, Champion three year old colt, champion three year old filly, champion older male, champion older female, champion sprint horse, champion female sprint horse, champion turf horse, champion female turf horse?
Before 1936, there were no formal championship titles in American racing. Horses that racked up the greatest earnings and the most stakes wins in their divisions were called champions. The horse acclaimed the best of the year was often the one with the highest earnings of all, a convention that neat...Read More
Legendary horses throughout history continue to thrill us when we read accounts of their greatness. This sampling of horse profiles spans eras, countries and even breeds!Read More
Long before Zenyatta was born, there was an Eclipse. Eclipse was a race horse from Great Britain that retired with an undefeated record in eighteen career starts during the 18th Century. Eclipse never felt the feeling of defeat. He made the winner’s circle his stomping ground...Read More

Eclipse - Race Results & Past Performances

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