Eclipse Awards moved to Saturday in January

6/28/2012 10:09:01 AM

The ceremony will be part of a "Champions Week" that will also feature a weeklong series of events including a golf tournament, celebrity poker and slots tournaments and a special handicapping expo presented by Daily Racing Form,

"Next January's event will incorporate an exciting series of fan-friendly components that will allow many more people to be a part of an event honoring excellence in thoroughbred racing," said Alex Waldrop, President and CEO of the NTRA.

Voted on by the NTRA, National Turf Writers And Broadcasters and Daily Racing Form, the Eclipse Awards recognize achievements in thoroughbred racing from the preceding year.