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Havre de Grace (Saint Liam) and jockey Ramon Dominguez win the Gr I Beldame at Belmont Park 10/1/11

Havre De Grace winning the Beldame Stakes at Belmont Park

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Havre De Grace tops fans' poll for Eclipse

USA: Three-time Grade 1 winner Havre De Grace was the pick in a poll conducted among racing fans for their choice for 2011 Eclipse Horse of the Year.

The winner of the prestigious award will be announced on Monday and 4,249 people opted for her, 2,036 more than Rapid Redux, who is on his way to the all-time US record for consecutive victories.

Trained by Larry Jones, Havre De Grace won the Woodward and Beldame Invitational Stakes last year and was last seen finishing fourth in the Breeders' Cup Classic in November.

The poll - sponsored by the Daily Racing Form and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association - asked fans to pick the horse they felt most deserving of the award, which was won by Zenyatta in 2010.

 
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