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  1. Runyonesque charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Arkansas Online

    Steven Crist, who retired last year as editor of the Daily Racing Form, is the son of the late film critic Judith Crist.

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  2. Runyonesque charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | NWAonline

    Steven Crist, who retired last year as editor of the Daily Racing Form , is the son of the late film critic Judith Crist. He studied English at Harvard, joined the staff of the undergraduate humor publication Harvard Lampoon, and fell in love with racing the summer following his junior year.

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  3. Big Apple CornerRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 1 | The Big Apple

    ... Sunday Telegraph . On closing, it was replaced by an Eastern edition Triangle's sister publication, the Daily Racing Form . The Society for New York City History Why Do They Call It "The Big Apple"? (...) Joe Zito, who joined the paper as a young ...

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  4. Oaklawn changes: Smith GM, Jackson senior VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... to us horsemen." Jackson, a Hot Springs native, formerly worked for his late father, who distributed Daily Racing Form in the city, before becoming operations director at Oaklawn in 1978. He was promoted to general manager in 1987 after the death of ...

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  5. How Jimmy Breslin, Irish Catholic Pulitzer winner, came to appreciate ShabbosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Jewish World Review

    ... I wanted to bet a horse in the sixth race, Lonsdale. I liked the workouts as I made them out in the Daily Racing Form. But the horse clearly had the breeding of a barnyard pig and I don't see how Rags, this filthy Communist, and his man, Joseph, ...

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  6. What's Going On Here: Something More Than FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Blood Horse

    ... Awards, the Experimental might be a little more relevant to the moment. Starting in 1981 with the help of Daily Racing Form columnist Leon Rasmussen, the Experimental Free Handicap was used as a tool to predict the winner of the Kentucky Derby (G1) ...

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  7. Shurman, Wolfson Sr. Selected to NHC Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Blood Horse

    Paul Shurman, a 15-time NHC qualifier and the 2011 NHC Tour champion, and Steve Wolfson Sr., an 11-time NHC qualifier known as the "godfather of handicapping contests," have been selected for induction to the NHC Hall of Fame, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 26. Shurman and Wolfson will be inducted at the NHC Champions Dinner Jan. 29 at the conclusion of the 18th Daily Racing Form /NTRA National Handicapping Championship Presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island Las Vegas, set for Friday to Sunday at Treasure Island. Shurman has qualified to the NHC for 15 straight years, a record he shares with two others.

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  8. California Chrome wins Horse of the Year at Eclipse AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... tar Farm got the Eclipse as top breeder for the first time. The Eclipse Awards are selected by voters from Daily Racing Form, the NTRA and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters.

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  9. Eclipse Awards to be Televised on TVG2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Blood Horse

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, and Daily Racing Form announced Jan. 18 that the 46th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony will be televised live on TVG2 and also streamed on multiple outlets Jan. 21, beginning at 8 p.m. ET from the Sport of Kings Theater at In addition to TVG2, the following websites will provide live video coverage: XBTV.com ; gulfstreampark.com and drf.com . NBCsports.com will pick up live coverage of the ceremony beginning at 10 p.m. ET.

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  10. Top Striker finalist for Eclipse AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... candidates Arrogate, California Chrome and Songbird, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced the finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Awards, recognizing ...

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  11. Tod Marks Wins Media Eclipse Award For PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Chronicle of the Horse

    ... in the Chronicle of the Horse Untacked. Photo by Tod Marks. The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters announced Jan. 4 that Tod Marks has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for ...

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  12. Marks Wins Media Eclipse Award for PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Blood Horse

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form , and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters announced Jan. 4 that Tod Marks won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Photography for a picture of the stretch run of the Sloan Hurdle at the Iroquois Steeplechase meet in Nashville, during which fallen jockey Kieran Norris is diving toward his loose whip as his luckier competitor, Hooded, streaks by. This is the first Eclipse Award for Marks, who resides in Yonkers, N.Y., and is a regular contributor to The Chronicle of the Horse , The Saratoga Special , thisishorseracing.com , and many other publications.

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  13. Voss Wins Media Eclipse Award for News/EnterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Blood Horse

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters announced Jan. 4 that Natalie Voss has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the News/Enterprise category for "'Something's Wrong With My Brain'--The Lurking Danger of Concussions for Jockeys," an examination of head trauma and the racing industry's response to preventive measures, which appeared on the Paulick Report website on Dec. 30, 2015.

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  14. Scheinman Wins Eclipse Award for Feature/CommentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Blood Horse

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form , and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters announced Jan. 4 that John Scheinman has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the Feature/Commentary category for "Andrew Beyer: Rebel with a Cause," a dynamic profile of the former Washington Post racing columnist, horseplayer, and creator of the Beyer Speed Figures, which appeared on the Paulick Report website on November 12, 2016. This is the second Eclipse Award for Scheinman, a freelance writer-editor and former turf writer at the Washington Post , who lives in Baltimore.

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  15. 'King of the Fairs' Figueroa Dies at Age 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Blood Horse

    ... for Figueroa as soon as she graduated high school and took out her license in 1992. A look back at the Daily Racing Form Chart Book for August 1963 verifies the story. In the final race of the Weymouth Fair meeting Aug. 17, Shannon's Hope scored a ...

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  16. DRF Secures Media Eclipse Award in Audio/Multi-MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Blood Horse

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form , and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters announced today that Daily Racing Form has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award in the Audio/Multi-Media and Internet category for "Time Bandits," which profiled the remarkable longevity of Hall of Fame Jockeys Alex Solis, Mike Smith and Gary Stevens. The story concept, text and rider profiles of "Time Bandits," which first appeared on the Daily Racing Form website, DRF.com, on June 6, 2016, were written by executive columnist Jay Hovdey, who has won four previous Media Eclipse Awards for writing.

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  17. ESPN Wins Media Eclipse Award for Feature ProgrammingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Blood Horse

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters announced Jan. 3 that ESPN has won the Media Eclipse Award for Television - Feature Programming for its news magazine program E:60 feature "Barnyard Buddies," on the unusual relationships between racehorses and stable companion animals. The program aired May 3, 2016.

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  18. Horse Racing: Saying Goodbye to a LegendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Isportsweb.com

    ... Native Dancer, one of his favorite horses. Harris worked at the Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Daily Racing Form before arriving in New York to write for the New York Daily News in 1977. He worked there until his retirement at the end of ...

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  19. Crist, Beyer to be Honored With Eclipse Awards of MeritRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Through extraordinary work as journalists and providing a voice for horseplayers while promoting positive change and breakthrough handicapping innovations across North America, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form , and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Dec. 22 announced that Andrew Beyer and Steven Crist will each receive Eclipse Awards of Merit for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in Thoroughbred racing. Both Beyer and Crist will receive their Awards of Merit at the 46th Annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ceremony Jan. 21, at in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

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  20. Crist, Beyer Honored With Eclipse Award of MeritRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Through extraordinary work as journalists and providing a voice for horseplayers while promoting positive change and breakthrough handicapping innovations across North America, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Daily Racing Form , and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Dec. 22 announced that Andrew Beyer and Steven Crist will each receive the Eclipse Award of Merit for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in Thoroughbred racing. Both Beyer and Crist will receive their Awards of Merit at the 46th Annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ceremony Jan. 21, at in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

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