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Scorpiancers short season did not fail to impress Eclipse Award voters
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SCORPIANCER, SHOWN HERE with Sean McDermott up, received 92 first place votes to win the 2017 Eclipse Award for Steeplechase Horse. - photo by Photo courtesy of NYRA/Susie Raisher
Bruton Street-US’s Scorpiancer, the National Steeplechase Association’s only two-time graded stakes winner in 2017, was crowned the year’s Eclipse Award winner as champion steeplechase horse at last Thursday’s 47th Annual Eclipse Awards Ceremony at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Gun Runner, a winner of four Grade 1 races culminating with the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, was voted the 2017 Horse of the Year at the 47th Annual Eclipse Awards Ceremony at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence in North American Thoroughbred racing, presented by The Stronach Group, Daily Racing Form and the Breeders’ Cup, are voted on by the NTRA, Daily Racing Form (DRF) and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB).

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