2017 Eclipse Awards


Keeneland congratulates each of the champions crowned as 2017 Eclipse Award winners, seven of which are graduates of Keeneland sales. Get to know these champions.

Keeneland Sales graduates
Two-Year-Old Male
Two-Year-Old Male

Stonestreet Farm and e5 Racing’s Good Magic won the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1). The Champion Two-Year-Old Male was a $1 million Keeneland September yearling.

Two-Year-Old Female
Two-Year-Old Female

Caledonia Road, who won the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), was crowned as Champion Two-Year-Old Female.

Three-Year-Old Male
Three-Year-Old Male

West Coast, winner of the Travers (G1) and Pennsylvania Derby (G1), was named Champion Three-Year-Old Male. Ben Glass purchased the colt at the 2015 September Sale on behalf of owners Gary and Mary West.

Three-Year-Old Female
Three-Year-Old Female

Abel Tasman, winner of the Kentucky Oaks (G1), Acorn (G1) and Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) is an alumnus of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Male Sprinter
Male Sprinter

Two-time Keeneland sales graduate Roy H won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G1) and True North (G2).

Female Sprinter
Female Sprinter

Unique Bella, winner of the La Brea (G1), was honored as 2017 Champion Female Sprinter. The filly sold in Book 1 of the September Yearling Sale..

Female Turf Horse
Female Turf Horse

Lady Eli, winner of the Diana (G1) and Gamely (G1) in 2017, earned honors as Champion Turf Female. The two-time Keeneland sales graduate returns to Keeneland for the 2018 November Sale.

Features


Explore our features on the 2017 Eclipse Awards.

Keeneland Represented by Numerous 2017 Champions


Seven champions are alumni of Keeneland sales

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The Making of a Champion


Those involved in the making of these Eclipse Award winners reflect on their path to success

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10 Fast Facts on Eclipse Award Finalists


10 interesting facts to learn about the Keeneland connections to the Eclipse Awards

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Mother-Daughter Duo Share Success


Eclipse Award finalist Unique Bella has a few things in common with her dam, Unrivaled Belle

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