Eclipse Awards (1971-Present): Local Television Achievement


1975 - Cawood Ledford, WHAS, Louisville
1976 - NYRA-OTB Race of the Week
1977 - Jane Chastain, KABC, Los Angeles
1978 - Cawood Ledford, WHAS, Louisville
1979 - Dave Johnson, ON-TV
1980 - WCAU, Philadelphia
1981 - WHAS, Louisville
1982 - ON-TV, Los Angeles
1983 - Cawood Ledford Productions
1984 - NYRA/Cinema Mistral
1985 - Oak Tree Racing Association
1986 - Louisiana Downs
1987 - Arlington Park
1988 - Joseph Kwong, KCET-TV, Los Angeles
1989 - Chris Thomas, WFLA-TV, Tampa
1990 - Philip Von Borries, WKPC-TV, Louisville
1991 - WABC-TV, New York
1992 - Rick Cushing, WKPC-TV, Louisville
1993 - Stephen Sadis, KBTC, Tacoma
1994 - Ronnie Virgets, WNXO, New Orleans
1995 - JCM Productions, New York
1996 - Kenny Rice, WTVQ-TV, Lexington
1997 - Brian Blessing, The Ontario Jockey Club
1998 - Jeff Lifson, WHAS-TV, Louisville, KY
1999 - FOX Sports West 2 - The Best of Santa Anita
2000 - WMAR-TV, Lexington, KY
2001 - WTVI-TV, Charlotte, NC - Forgotten at the Finish Line
2002 - Fox Sports Net Southwest - Louisiana Champions Day
2003 - WKYT-TV, Lexington, KY - "If it Was Easy, Everyone Would Do It"
2004 - WAVE 3 TV, Louisville; "Kentucky Derby Day at Churchill Downs," Dan Foos
2005 - WAVE 3 TV, Louisville; "Kentucky Derby Day at Churchill Downs," Dan Foos
2006 - WLKY-TV "The Final Foal", Louisville, KY
2007 - Horse Racing Alberta, CTV Calgary; The Alberta Derby; Jeff Robillard, producer.  June 16, 2007
2008 - WAVE3-TV, Louisville, Ky. "A Legend Re--Affirmed; Lee Eldridge, executive producer; May 1, 2008
2009 - WLKY-TV- Louisville, Ky. "Tom McCarthy"; John Boel and Scott Eckhardt, Producers; April 29, 2009