Big night for Wise Dan at Eclipse

Updated: January 21, 2013, 1:52 AM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Morton Fink's homebred Wise Dan swept three categories -- Horse of the Year, older male, and male turf horse -- at the Jan. 19 Eclipse Awards ceremony in Hallandale Beach, Fla., becoming the first horse to do so since John Henry in 1981.

The versatile chestnut gelding snapped two track records in 2012 while concluding his season with a brilliant turn of foot in the Breeders' Cup Mile , joining just three other Horse of the Year champions since 1971 -- when the modern Eclipse Award voting ...

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