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Grade I champs are Eclipse Award finalists
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Headlined by three-time Grade I winner and 2014 Lonesome Glory Champions Award recipient Demonstrative, along with two-time Grade I winner, 2013 Eclipse Award and 2014 Colonial Cup champion Divine Fortune and Makari, all three horses which won Grade I events on the National Steeplechase Association circuit last year are the three finalists for the 2014 Eclipse Award for steeplechasing. Winners in 17 horse and human categories will be announced at the Eclipse Awards dinner on Saturday, Jan. 17. Owned by Jacqueline Ohrstrom and trained by Richard Valentine, Demonstrative won three consecutive Grade I chases in the summer and fall with Robbie Walsh in the saddle each time.