I’ll Have Another is finalist for Horse of Year



HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Fort Larned, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another and BC Mile winner Wise Dan are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards.

I’ll Have Another, Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags and Derby and Belmont runner-up Bodemeister are finalists for 3-year-old champion male honors.

The 42nd annual awards will be presented Jan. 19 at Gulfstream Park.

BC Juvenile winner Shanghai Bobby, Uncaptured and Violence are contenders for 2-year-old male. Fort Larned, Little Mike and Wise Dan are finalists for older male.

Groupie Doll, Include Me Out and two-time BC Ladies’ Classic winner Royal Delta are up for older female honors.

Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher and Dale Romans are vying for trainer of the year honors.