Midshipman took the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and the Eclipse for 2-year old male.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Stardom Bound dominated the Breeders' Cup, and the voting for 2-year old filly champion.
Conduit vaults from the Winner's Circle in the Breeders' Cup to the Eclipse winner for top Male Grass Horse.
Champion Turf Female goes to Forever Together.
Photo: Adam Conglianese
Steeplechaser Good Night Shirt was a perfect 5 for 5 in 2008, and was a clear choice for the Eclipse in his division.
Benny the Bull was named champion sprinter, and it was announced that he would be returning to the track in 2009.
Indian Blessing outran the competition in the Filly & Mare Sprint Category.
Photo: Benoit Photo
Steve Asmussen won 622 races in 2008 and picked up the Eclipse Award for top trainer.
In the closest vote of the night, Frank Stronach's Stronach Stables was named leading owner over IEAH. Stronach's Adena Springs was also named top Breeder.
Zenyatta dominated her competition all year, and the votes for Older Female reflected that.
Photo: Skip Dickstein
Curlin added an Eclipse for Champion Older Male to his mantle.
Paco Lopez took home the trophy as top Apprentice Jockey.
Photo: Jim Lisa Photos
Garrett Gomez was North America's leading jockey for the 3rd year in a row, and picked up his 2nd Eclipse.
Kentucky Oaks winner Proud Spell was named Champion 3-year old filly.
While Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Big Brown collected the Eclipse as champion 3-year old male.
For the 2nd year in a row, Curlin got the hardware as Horse of the Year. Owner Jess Jackson and Trainer Steve Asmussen accepted the trophy.
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