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Jerardi Wins Eclipse Award for Barbaro Coverage

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Dick Jerardi of the Philadelphia Daily News won the 2006 media Eclipse Award for writing in the news/commentary category for his series of articles on the events surrounding the injury and surgery on Barbaro, and The Blood-Horse received two honorable mentions in the same category for columns that appeared in the magazine.

2006 Sovereign Award Media Finalists Announced

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The Jockey Club of Canada announced finalists in the 2006 Sovereign Award Media categories. Winners will be announced at the 32nd annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the InterContinental Toronto Centre Dec. 16.

Read All About It -- Or Not

By T.D. Thorton - It was no surprise the Thoroughbred industry went into its well-practiced "wounded party" act when the Boston Globe and Washington Post both recently announced that statistical racing coverage--those several-inch squares of abbreviated agate type--would be slashed from each paper's sports section.

Make Them Talk

By Dan Liebman -- On Oct. 27 at Belmont Park, there was a media press conference following each of the eight Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships races. After three of the races, the winning trainer did not show up.

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