The 2011 Media Eclipse Award in the audio/multimedia Internet category has gone to Thoroughbred Times Co. for its “Breeders’ Cup—On the Scene” coverage of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs.
The coverage was led by Thoroughbred Times managing editor Tom Law and Greg Charkoudian, the company’s multimedia manager. Charkourdian was director and co-producer of the series.
Honorable mention in the category went to Sirius XM Radio, “At the Races” for its live Breeders’ Cup preview coverage Nov. 2. Steve Byk was the producer and host of the show.
Judges for the category were Bob Ike, radio commentator of “Thoroughbred Los Angeles” with Jay Privman; Mike Farrell of The Associated Press, and Joe Withee, director of broadcast publicity at Emerald Downs.
The Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form and Breeders’ Cup, will be presented Jan. 16, 2012, in Los Angeles.