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American Champion Female Turf Horse

The American Champion Female Turf Horse award is an American Thoroughbred horse racing honor. It is part of the Eclipse Awards program and is awarded annually to a female horse (filly or mare) for her performance on grass race courses.

Until 1978 it was awarded to either a male or female horse. During this time, Dahlia was the only filly voted Best Turf Horse. In 1979 an individual category was created for each of the sexes.

Past winners:

  • 2007 : Lahudood
  • 2003 : Islington
  • 2002 : Golden Apples
  • 2000 : Perfect Sting
  • 1998 : Fiji
  • 1997 : Ryafan
  • 1996 : Wandesta
  • 1995 : Possibly Perfect
  • 1990 : Laugh and Be Merry
  • 1989 : Brown Bess
  • 1980 : Just A Game


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