Eclipse Awards:  (1971-Present): Award of Merit


1976 - Jack J. Dreyfus
1977 - Steve Cauthen
1978 - Ogden Mills (Dinny) Phipps
1979 - Frank E. (Jimmy) Kilroe
1980 - John D. Shapiro
1981 - William Shoemaker
1984 - John Gaines
1985 - Keene Daingerfield
1986 - Herman Cohen
1987 - J.B. Faulconer
1988 - John Forsythe
1989 - Michael Sandler
1990 - Warner L. Jones
1991 - Fred W. Hooper
1992 - Joe Hirsch / Robert P. Strub
1993 - Paul Mellon
1994 - Alfred G. Vanderbilt
1995 - James E. "Ted" Bassett III
1996 - Allen Paulson
1997 - Bob and Beverly Lewis
1998 - D. G. Van Clief, Jr.
1999 - No award presented
2000 - Jim McKay
2001 - Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. / Pete Pederson
2002 - Ogden Phipps / Howard Battle
2003 - Richard L. Duchossois
2004 - Oaklawn Park/The Cella Family
2005 - Helen "Penny" Chenery
2006 - John A. Nerud
2007 - No award presented
2008 - Alice Headley Chandler
2009 - William S. Farish, Lane's End Farm
2010 - Claiborne Farm/Marylou Whitney
2011 - W. Cothran "Cot" Campbell
2012 - Nick Nicholson
2013 - D. Wayne Lukas
2014 - Tom Durkin
2015 - Leonard Lavin