HRTV Show to Announce Eclipse Award Finalists

Show will unveil equine and human finalists for 2013 Eclipse Awards.

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, and Daily Racing Form announced that finalists for the 2013 Eclipse Awards will be announced live on HRT at 11:30 a.m. (EST), Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Finalists in 17 equine and human categories will be revealed during "Eclipse Award Finalists" program that will be presented by Hidden Brook Farm. The 30-minute show from Los Angeles will be hosted by Laffit Pincay III and Christina Blacker. The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence in Thoroughbred racing, are voted upon by the NTRA, NTWAB, and Daily Racing Form.

Winners in all categories will be announced at the 43rd annual Eclipse Awards on Saturday evening, Jan. 18 at Gulfstream Park Racetrack and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. HRTV also will provide live coverage of the ceremony.