The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) and Daily Racing Form announced Jan. 13 that TVG will televise live the announcement of the finalists in 16 horse and human categories for the 2021 Eclipse Awards on Jan. 15 at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT.
The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence in Thoroughbred racing, are voted upon by the NTRA, represented by member racetrack racing officials and Equibase field personnel, NTWAB and Daily Racing Form, and are produced by the NTRA.
TVG also will televise live the 51st Eclipse Awards ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 10 beginning with a “Green Carpet” Preview Show Presented by Keeneland at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the Eclipse Awards broadcast at 8 p.m. ET. The ceremony also will be streamed on additional outlets. The evening will culminate with the announcement of the 2021 Horse of the Year. Finalists in the Horse of the Year category also will be announced earlier that evening.