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  • Breeders' Cup Media Awards Contest

    The Breeders' Cup Media Awards honor excellence in coverage of the Breeders' Cup World Championships. There are four awards that will celebrate outstanding writing and communication of the Championships in 2008: The Joe Hirsch Award for Outstanding Newspaper writing, Bill Leggett Award for Outstanding Magazine writing, the Online Writing Award, and the Social Media Award.

  • English Channel lays claim to Turf title with Hirsch Classic win.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Pletcher Assault Ends With English Channel

    English Channel got a dream trip behind slow fractions set by his stablemate and easily won the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) Saturday, completing Todd Pletcher's assault on Belmont Park's "Super Saturday" card with the trainer's third grade I win.

  • NYRA Renames Turf Classic to Honor Retiring Hirsch

    The name of the $750,000, 1 1/2 mile Turf Classic, to be run at Belmont Park on Oct. 2, 2004, has been changed to the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational, it was announced Thursday by Barry K. Schwartz, chairman and CEO of the New York Racing Association.

  • Scholarship Established to Honor Hirsch

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and <i>Daily Racing Form </i> announced Monday the creation of the Joe Hirsch Scholarship, named after the legendary DRF columnist who will retire later this month after 55 years of covering Thoroughbred racing.

  • Top Form

    <i>By Steve Haskin </i> -- The void of not having Joe Hirsch's "At the Post" column grace the pages of the <i>Daily Racing Form </i>any longer is so vast it is impossible to even imagine it.

  • Joe Hirsch, Dean of Turf Writers, to Retire

    Joe Hirsch, 74, </i>Daily Racing Form</i> award-winning executive columnist who is recognized as the most accomplished turf writer in the history of Thoroughbred racing, will end his legendary 55-year career when he pens his final DRF column on Nov. 29.

  • Dark Day Doings

    The Trackmen Golf Club blends horses and the course.

  • Mash One Defends Title in Clement Hirsch

    Mash One, sidelined since winning the Oak Tree Turf Championship Handicap (gr. IT) at Santa Anita last October, returned to successfully defend his title in the race now known as the Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship (gr. IT).