Knicks Go capped off a stellar racing career with being named Horse of the Year at the 2021 Eclipse Awards, held in California on February 10.
The six-year-old was bred in Maryland by Sabrina and Angie Moore out of GreenMount Farm and finished his career with $9,258,135 in earnings. He is by Paynter and out of the Outflanker mare Kosmo’s Buddy.
Owned by Korea Racing Authority and trained by Brad Cox, who was named Top Trainer, Knicks Go won five out of seven starts in 2021. He started out the season by wining the Pegasus World Cup (G1) and finished with winning the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). In 2021 alone, Knicks Go won $7,324,140 in earnings.
Knicks Go’s jockey Joel Rosario also took home an Eclipse Award with his Top Jockey win.
After running second in this year’s Pegasus World Cup, Knicks Go settled into Taylor Made in Kentucky where he will stand at stud.
Kudos also to Sandra McKee who won the Media Eclipse Award for Feature/Commentary Writing. Her winning article was entitled, “A Jockey’s Life. Baltimore’s Adams Set Riding Record in 1930,” which appeared in the June 2021 Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred.
To read more about Maryland breeders GreenMount Farm, click here: https://equiery.com/maryland-breeder-greenmount-farm/