The 51st annual Eclipse Awards Ceremony will be held Thursday at Santa Anita beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Honoring Thoroughbred racing’s 2021 champions, horse and human awards in 17 categories will be presented during the program, culminating with the announcement of the 2021 Horse of the Year.
Also during the ceremony, Ambassador Earle Mack will be presented with the Eclipse Award of Merit and Justin Mustari will be honored with an Eclipse Award as the 2021 Horseplayer of the Year.
TVG’s coverage will begin with a “Green Carpet” Preview Show Presented by Keeneland at 7 p.m. ET, followed immediately with the awards ceremony.
In addition to TVG and RTN, the ceremony will be streamed live on NTRA.com, americasbestracing.net (ABR), Bloodhorse.com, DRF.com, Equibase.com, MyRaceHorse.com (YouTube), santaanita.com/live Thoroughbred Daily News (TDN.com), TOBA.org and XBTV.com.
The Eclipse Awards ceremony will be hosted by Acacia Courtney, Britney Eurton, Gabby Gaudet and Michelle Yu.