"Old Friends" and "Racing To The
Table" Selected As Book Of The Year Award Finalists By Foreword
LEXINGTON, KY - Eclipse Press, the book publishing division of
Blood-Horse Publications, proudly announces that two of its recent
publications, Old Friends: Visits with My Favorite Thoroughbreds
and Racing to the Table: A Culinary Tour of Sporting America have
been selected as Book of the Year award finalists by Foreword
magazine. Foreword's Book of the Year awards recognize excellence
in publishing from independent presses.
First, second and third place award winners in forty seven categories
will be announced at a special program at BookExpo America in
Los Angeles on Friday, May 30th, 2003.
"We are thrilled that two of our most successful titles have
been selected by Foreword," commented Jackie Duke, editor
of Eclipse Press. "Old Friends, with photographs and essays
by Eclipse Award-winner Barbara Livingston, sold out in two months
and is now in its second printing. And people who love good food
and horseracing can't seem to get enough of Racing to the Table."
Eclipse Press is dedicated to the enjoyment and welfare of the
horse. Titles range from practical aspects of hands-on horsemanship
to equine art and retrospectives on the great Thoroughbred racehorses.
For more information on Eclipse Press, visit http://www.EclipsePress.com.
Eclipse Press books are sold through Exclusively Equine at www.ExclusivelyEquine.com
and are available through other fine book sellers.
Blood-Horse Publications is a multimedia publishing company that
traces it roots to 1916. Blood-Horse Publications' flagship publication,
The Blood-Horse, is the Thoroughbred industry's premier source
for racing and breeding news and information, and the oldest continually
published North American Thoroughbred magazine. Blood-Horse Publications
also publishes The Horse, a monthly equine health care magazine;
the official Kentucky Derby and World Thoroughbred Championships/Breeders'
Cup souvenir magazines; Auction Edge; Keeneland magazine; and
the Eclipse Awards program. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications
also operates Exclusively Equine, its e-commerce and mail-order
catalogue division; and a family of leading Web sites including
bloodhorse.com and TheHorse.com.