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Blackstone Farm-Breds Up For 10 Iroquois Awards


April 8, 2022

Five Blackstone Farm-bred runners are among the finalists for a

2021 Iroquois Award, the Pennsylvania equivalent of an Eclipse Award. 


The quintent has been nominated for a total of 10 trophies, headed by 2021 graded stakes winner The Critical Way, who is a finalist for four awards, including Horse of the Year. Detroit Tesoro, an earner of over $700,000, was a 3-time winner in Japan last season and could walk way with a trio of Iroquois Awards.


The winners will be announced on May 13. The full list of Blacktone Farm-bred nominees: 

The Critical Way

Horse of the Year, Older Male, Male Sprinter, Turf Male


You Look Cold

2-Year-Old Filly


Detroit Tesoro

Older Female, Female Sprinter, Turf Female


Dance Code

2-Year-Old Male


Marion Francis

3-Year-Old Filly

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