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Top Striker finalist for Eclipse Award
Rawnaq, Scorpiancer round out top 3
TOP STRIKER CARRIED Ross Geraghty to a convincing victory in last falls $150,000 Colonial Cup for owner Sue Sensor and trainer Arch Kingsley Jr., both Camden residents. - photo by Lindsay Jennings/C-I
Thanks in large part to his 10 ½-length win in November’s $150,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup (GR. I), Top Striker went from being one of the boys in to elevating his profile to where he is now mentioned with current group of top jumpers in American steeplechasing. Thursday, Top Striker --- owned by Camden’s Sue Sensor and trained by Camden’s Arch Kingsley --- found himself among chasing’s elite as he joined Rawnaq and Scorpiancer as the three finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Award for Steeplechase Horse. The winners in all divisions, both horse and human, will be announced at the 46th Annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ceremony Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.