Britney Eurton, Scott Hazelton, Maggie Wolfendale To Co-Host 2022 Eclipse Awards

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced today that Britney Eurton, Scott Hazelton, and Maggie Wolfendale will co-host the 52nd Annual Eclipse Awards, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 at The Breakers Palm Beach.

The Eclipse Awards will honor the 2022 human and equine Champions of Thoroughbred racing. Named after the great 18th-century racehorse and foundation sire Eclipse, the awards will be presented in 17 categories and will be announced live on FanDuel TV, Racetrack Television Network (RTN), and streamed on multiple outlets.

VIP pre-sale tickets for the black-tie event will begin on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, and general ticket sales will begin on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. To stay up to date on the 52nd Annual Eclipse Awards and for more information, visit https://www.ntra.com/eclipse-awards/.

Britney Eurton serves as a host and reporter for Thoroughbred racing’s largest events through her work with FanDuel TV and NBC Sports, including the Triple Crown, Royal Ascot, and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. She returns to the Eclipse Awards in 2023 having co-hosted the past three years. Eurton began her broadcasting career in 2014 and made her NBC Sports debut in 2017 on the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series. She covered her first Triple Crown for NBC Sports in 2018 and has co-hosted the network’s coverage of Royal Ascot in both 2019 and 2022. Eurton, a graduate of the University of Southern California, is the daughter of Peter Eurton, a former jockey and accomplished Thoroughbred trainer.

Scott Hazelton began his broadcast career first at HRTV before moving to TVG (now FanDuel TV), where he has covered the Triple Crown, Dubai World Cup and Royal Ascot, among other premier events. He also serves as the Keeneland Paddock Show host and works with Keeneland as a sales announcer during its many sales. Hazelton is a graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. His father, the late Richard Hazelton, won more than 4,700 races during a training career that spanned over 60 years.

Maggie Wolfendale-Morley is a third-generation horsewoman who for the past 12 years has served as a host and paddock analyst for the New York Racing Association. She is a mainstay on the NYRA-produced shows “America’s Day at the Races” and “Saratoga Live” which air on FOX Sports. Upon graduating from Towson University with a degree in public relations and broadcasting, Wolfendale worked as an on-air analyst for the Maryland Jockey Club and Colonial Downs before joining NYRA. Wolfendale also stays very hands on with the horses serving as an exercise rider for her husband, NYRA-based trainer Tom Morley, and she has retired and retrained several of her father’s and husband’s former runners.

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