All Decade Eclipse Award Winners

Steve Haskin's Look Back at the Decade 

Editors of The Blood-Horse challenged senior correspondent Steve Haskin to fill in the blanks on several “best of” lists for the decade of 2000-2009. While several of them appear in the Dec. 26/Jan. 2 combined issue of the magazine (mailing on Dec. 29), there wasn’t space for them all.

Over the coming days until the end of the year, all of Steve’s lists will be posted here with readers of encouraged to comment.

All Decade Eclipse Award Winners

2-year old male Vindication
2-year old female Tie: Indian Blessing and Sweet Catomine
3-year old male Tie: Point Given and Curlin
3-year old female Rachel Alexandra
Older male Tie: Invasor and Ghostzapper
Older female Zenyatta
Sprinter Midnight Lute
Grass Male English Channel
Grass Female Ouija Board
Horse of the Decade Curlin with 4 Eclipse Awards and
2 Horse of the Year Awards

Previous Lists:

12/21/09 - Most Physically Impressive Horses
12/22/09 - Most Memorable Triple Crown Performances
12/23/09 - Most Memorable Breeders' Cup Performances
12/26/09 - Greatest Training Achievements
12/27/09 - Best Losing Performance in a Breeders' Cup or Triple Crown Race
12/28/09 - Most Memorable Two-Horse Stretch Battles
12/29/09 - Best Goosebump Moments / Favorite Breeders' Cup Experiences

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