HRTV Rides Off with Media Eclipse Award


HorseRacing TV and Pony Highway Productions won a Media Eclipse Award for documentary On the Muscle: Portrait of a Thoroughbred Racing Stable.

The award -- presented by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, the National Turf Writers Association and Daily Racing Form -- was for national television, features.

On the Muscle chronicled one year inside Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella’s stable and featured individual stories on six horses: Pleasantly Perfect, Redattore, Kudos, Ile de France, Brisquette and The Tin Man.

The 36th Annual Eclipse Awards will be held Monday, Jan. 22 at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.