The Eclipse Award deadline for voting is Tuesday. But I went all in already, so I will share my vote in each division.
Most folks look at Jan. 1 as the start of the New Year. In horse racing, our New Year starts Dec. 26 with opening day at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
If you never have seen California Chrome race in person, he will be making his final local start in the Winter Challenge Stakes on Saturday at Los Alamitos.
The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club concluded a successful Bing Crosby meet last Sunday. On closing day at any racetrack, all carryover pools must be paid out including the Pick 6.
The Claiming Crown is copied after the Breeders’ Cup, but as the name says, it is for horses that have run in a claiming race.