Divine Fortune, the Eclipse Award-winning champion steeplechase horse of 2013, started a successful defense of his title May 10, winning the Iroquois Stakes (NSA-I) at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.
Eaton Sales' Take Charge Lady, the dam of champion 3-year-old colt Will Take Charge, was honored as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon April 17.
Talk about a wide-open category: the Steeplechase division of the 2013 Eclipse Awards appears to be anybody's ballgame as no single jumper landed more than one grade I event during the season.
The 5-year-old gelding, ridden by Ross Geraghty, won the 2 1/8-mile steeplechase in 4:04.2. Fog Island was 1 1/2 lengths back in second, while Forgotten Man was an additional 5 3/4-lengths back in third.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Alajmal||Janet E. Elliot||
|Birthday Beau||Michele C. Sanger||
|Brave Prospect||Jack O. Fisher||
|Cornhusker (GB)||Alicia Murphy||
|Dr. Wheat||Leslie F. Young||
|Ebanour (IRE)||Brianne A. Slater||
|Fog Island||Richard L. Valentine||
|Forgotten Man||Paul Douglas Fout||
|Grand Pride||Jack O. Fisher||
|Ground Frost||Thomas H. Voss||
|Gustavian||Leslie F. Young||
|Staying On (IRE)||Jack O. Fisher||
|Wild for Gold||Janet E. Elliot||
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|Race 2 (MSW) at BEL on 7/1/15|
|Race 3 (ALW) at BEL on 7/1/15|
|Race 4 (MCL) at BEL on 7/1/15|
|Dancin Renee S.|
|Race 8 (AOC) at BEL on 6/28/15|
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|Perfect Sting S.||BEL||7/3|