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The World’s Richest Standardbred Retires On New Year's Eve

Foiled Again will run his final race at The Meadows Monday evening

December 31, 2018 - 1:23 pm

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - A racing legend is stepping down Monday evening. Foiled Again, the World’s Richest Standardbred is retiring at the Meadows on New Year’s Eve.

The 14-year-old racehorse has more than $7.6 million in career earnings and has to officially retire when he turns 15 on New Year’s Day.

The festivities kick off at 5:30 p.m. and feature a retirement ceremony after the race called “Foiled Again’s Last Call”. Foiled Again is scheduled in the 10th race.

Other races are on the scheduled and patrons who attend will get New Year’s party hats and noisemakers and will be invited to ring in the New Year inside the Meadows Casino.

In addition, different prizes will be given to the first 150 people in the Race Book such as shot glasses and Foiled Again “terrible towels”, hats, and New Year’s swag!

It’s also the Meadows’ “Night of Champions” which is where they honor The Meadows Racing best horses of 2018. 

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