William Farish to receive Eclipse Award of Merit
Lane’s End Farm owner William S. Farish has been chosen to
receive an Eclipse Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in
Farish is an owner and breeder, and vice chairman of The Jockey
Club. He also was the former chairman of the executive committee of
the Breeders’ Cup and currently serves as chairman of the
Among the top stallions currently at Lane’s End near Lexington
are 1992 Horse of the Year A.P. Indy and 2003 Horse of the Year
Mineshaft. Farish is a two-time Eclipse Award winner as leading
breeder, and he was the co-breeder of Seattle Dancer, who sold for
a yearling record price of $13.1 million in 1985.
The honor was announced on Tuesday. The Eclipse Awards will be
presented Jan. 18.