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List of Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winners from every year the award has been given out. All Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year award are listed along with photos for every Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winners of all time. Anybody who won the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year, so most of the famous Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. The list you're viewing is made up of different items like Conquistador Cielo and Moccasin. (48 items)

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A.P. Indy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
A.P. Indy A.P. Indy is a champion stallion Thoroughbred racehorse best known for his wins in the Belmont Stakes and Breeders' Cup Classic in 1992. As of 2010, he is the oldest living winner of the ...more

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Ack Ack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Ack Ack Ack Ack was an American Thoroughbred Hall of Fame racehorse. He raced with success at age two to four, scoring wins in the important 1969 Withers Stakes and Arlington Classic. In 1971 at age ...more

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Affirmed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Affirmed was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who was the eleventh winner of the United States Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Affirmed was also known for his famous rivalry with Alydar, ...more

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All Along is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
All Along was a champion Thoroughbred racemare that was foaled in France. She was one of the top fillies of the last part of the 20th century, racing mostly in Europe.

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Alysheba is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Alysheba Alysheba was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that won two legs of the Triple Crown in 1987. A successful sire, he produced 11 stakes winners. A bay colt, Alysheba was sired by Alydar out of ...more

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Arts and Letters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Arts and Letters Arts and Letters was an American Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. Owned and bred by American sportsman and noted philanthropist Paul Mellon, and trained by future Hall of Famer ...more

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Assault is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Assault Assault was an American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse who won the U.S. Triple Crown in 1946.

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Azeri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Azeri Azeri is an American Hall of Fame champion thoroughbred racehorse who was 2002 US Horse of the Year and Champion Older Female from 2002 to 2004.

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Black Tie Affair is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Black Tie Affair Black Tie Affair was a thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by American businessman Stephen D. Peskoff, he was out of the mare Hat Tab Girl and sired by Miswaki, who also sired Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe ...more

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Buckpasser is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Buckpasser Buckpasser was an American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse that won 9 of his 11 race starts for international record winnings for a two-year-old of $586,090. He was leading broodmare sire in 1983, ...more

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Charismatic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Charismatic Charismatic is a stallion Thoroughbred horse, and is known as one of the closest challengers to the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing since the last winner, Affirmed, accomplished the feat in ...more

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Cigar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Cigar, was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who, in 1995 and 1996, became the first American racehorse racing against top-class competition to win 16 consecutive races since Triple Crown ...more

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Citation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Citation was the eighth American Triple Crown winner, and one of three major North American Thoroughbreds to win at least 16 consecutive races in major stakes race competition. He was the first ...more

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Conquistador Cielo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Conquistador Cielo Conquistador Cielo was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. He is best known for his performances as a three-year-old in 1982 when he won the Belmont Stakes and was voted United States Horse of ...more

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Count Fleet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Count Fleet Count Fleet was born and died at Stoner Creek Stud farm in Paris, Kentucky, United States. He was a Thoroughbred racehorse and Triple Crown champion in 1943.

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Criminal Type is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Criminal Type Criminal Type was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. He won two Eclipse Awards in 1990.

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Curlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Curlin Curlin is an American Thoroughbred racehorse and the highest North American money earner with over US$10.5 million accumulated. His major racing wins include the 2007 Preakness Stakes, 2007 ...more

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Damascus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Damascus Damascus was a thoroughbred race horse sired by Sword Dancer out of Kerala foaled at the Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Though he finished third in the 1967 Kentucky Derby, he won so many ...more

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Dr. Fager is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Dr. Fager Dr. Fager was an American thoroughbred racehorse who had what many consider one of the greatest single racing seasons by any horse in the history of the sport. He is the only horse to ever held ...more

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Favorite Trick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Favorite Trick Favorite Trick was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who in 1997 became the first 2-year-old in twenty-five years to be voted United States Horse of the Year. Bred at Wintergreen Farm in ...more

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Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Ferdinand Ferdinand was a Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1986 Kentucky Derby and 1987 Breeders' Cup Classic. He was voted the 1987 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. He entered stud in 1989 and was ...more

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Forego is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Forego was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that won eight Eclipse Awards including Horse of the Year, Champion Handicap Horse and Champion Sprinter. Foaled at Claiborne Farm in Paris, ...more

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Fort Marcy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Fort Marcy Fort Marcy was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. His grandsire was the important Italian horse, Nearco. In 1970 he earned three Champion titles. He was named Horse of the Year in a poll by the ...more

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Gallant Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Gallant Fox Gallant Fox was a United States Thoroughbred horseracing champion. In a racing career which lasted from 1929 to 1930 he ran seventeen times and won eleven races. As a three-year-old in 1930 he ...more

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Ghostzapper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Ghostzapper Ghostzapper was a Thoroughbred racehorse, who won the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2004, outdistancing Roses in May by three lengths in a stakes record of 1:59.02. His gate-to-wire Classic victory ...more

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Holy Bull is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Holy Bull Holy Bull is an American Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. He was sired by Great Above, whose dam was the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame filly Ta Wee.

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Invasor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Invasor Invasor is a Thoroughbred racehorse bred in Argentina by Haras Clausan. The winner of the 2005 Triple Crown in Uruguay, he was later purchased by Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who paid ...more

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John Henry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
John Henry John Henry was an American Thoroughbred race horse who had 39 wins, with $6,591,860 in earnings. He was twice voted the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year in 1981 and 1984, with his 1981 ...more

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Kelso is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Kelso Kelso was an American thoroughbred race horse considered among the best racehorses of the 20th century. In the list of the top 100 U.S. thoroughbred champions of the 20th Century by The ...more

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Kotashaan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Kotashaan Kotashaan was an Thoroughbred racehorse who competed in France and earned Champion honors in the United States.

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Lady's Secret is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Lady's Secret Lady's Secret was an American Eclipse Award winning Thoroughbred racemare that was listed in the Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century.

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Mineshaft is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Mineshaft Mineshaft was a multi-millionaire American thoroughbred racehorse and successful stallion. He was sired by 1992 U.S. Horse of the Year and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee A.P. Indy, who in ...more

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Moccasin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Moccasin Moccasin was an American Thoroughbred Champion racehorse. In a career which lasted from 1965 to 1967 she ran twenty-one times and won eleven races. She remains the only two-year-old filly to be ...more

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Personality is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Personality Personality was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who was voted 1970 American Horse of the Year honors.

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Point Given is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Point Given Point Given is an American Hall of Fame champion. As a three-year-old, he won the 2001 Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, along with the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. He is the only ...more

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Rachel Alexandra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Rachel Alexandra is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse and the 2009 Horse of the Year. When she won the 2009 Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, she became the first ...more

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Roman Brother is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Roman Brother Roman Brother was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. As a two-year-old, he was initially overshadowed by his stable companion Raise a Native before emerging as one of the year's ...more

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Saint Liam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Saint Liam Saint Liam was an American thoroughbred racehorse who was voted 2005 Eclipse Award Horse of the Year honors. Sired by Saint Ballado out of the dam Quiet Dance, by Quiet American, Saint Liam was ...more

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Seattle Slew is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Seattle Slew was an American Thoroughbred race horse who won the Triple Crown in 1977—the tenth of eleven horses to accomplish the feat. He is the only horse to win the Triple Crown while ...more

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Secretariat is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Secretariat was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that in 1973 became the first U.S. Triple Crown winner in 25 years. He set race records in all three events in the series – the Kentucky Derby, ...more

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Sir Barton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Sir Barton, was a chestnut thoroughbred colt who in 1919 became the first winner of what would come to be known as the American Triple Crown. He was sired by leading stud Star Shoot out of the ...more

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Skip Away is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Skip Away Skip Away, a gray Thoroughbred race horse, was named America's Champion 3 Year Old Male in 1996 and twice named America's Champion Handicap Horse. He won 10 Grade 1 races for $9,616,360 in prize ...more

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Spectacular Bid is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Spectacular Bid was an American Thoroughbred race horse. In a racing career which lasted from 1978 through 1980, Spectacular Bid won 26 of 30 races, set several track records and earned ...more

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Spend A Buck is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Spend A Buck Spend A Buck was an American thoroughbred race horse.

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Sunday Silence is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Sunday Silence Sunday Silence was an American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and Sire. In 1989, he won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes but failed to complete the Triple Crown when he was defeated in ...more

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Tiznow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Tiznow Tiznow is an American Thoroughbred Hall of Fame racehorse best known for his wins in the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2000 and 2001.

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War Admiral is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
War Admiral War Admiral was an American thoroughbred racehorse, the offspring of Man o' War and Brushup. War Admiral was born at Faraway Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, and was owned by Samuel D. Riddle. After ...more

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Whirlaway is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year Winners List
Whirlaway Whirlaway was an American champion thoroughbred racehorse. The chestnut horse was sired by English Derby winner Blenheim II, out of the broodmare Dustwhirl. Whirlaway was bred at Calumet Farm in ...more