Horse Racing

Del Mar’s Joe Harper to receive Eclipse Award of Merit

Del Mar’s Joe Harper to receive Eclipse Award of Merit

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters recently announced that Joe Harper, who has led the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club over the past 40 years and enabled Del Mar to become one of North America’s most successful racetracks, has been selected to receive the Eclipse Award of Merit in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding achievement in thoroughbred racing.

Harper, chief executive officer of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, will receive the Award of Merit at the 48th annual Eclipse Awards Dinner and Ceremony honoring the 2018 champions of Thoroughbred racing on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Gulfstream Park Racing &...

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