The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers And Broadcasters and Daily Racing Form announced today that finalists for the 2013 Eclipse Awards will be announced live on HRTV, the Network for Horse Sports, on Wednesday, January 8 at 11:30 a.m. ET.

Finalists in 17 Equine and Human categories will be revealed during “Eclipse Award Finalists” presented by Hidden Brook Farm. The 30-minute show from Los Angeles will be hosted by Laffit Pincay and Christina Blacker. The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence in Thoroughbred racing, are voted upon by the NTRA, NTWAB and Daily Racing Form.

Winners in all categories will be announced at the 43rd annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group, on Saturday evening, January 18 at Gulfstream Park Racetrack and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. HRTV will also provide live coverage of the ceremony.

Tickets to the Eclipse Awards are available for $400 each. Order forms for tickets and the Eclipse Awards weeklong schedule of events are available at Hotel Reservations at the Westin Diplomat can be made at  Hotel reservations at the Trump International can be made at For additional information, please contact Michele Ravencraft of the NTRA at