Watch Beholder edge Songbird in thrilling Breeders' Cup Distaff

BY Barry Werner • November 15, 2016

What a way to finish an incredible career.

Beholder, under Gary Stevens, completed her remarkable career with a victory over previously undefeated Songbird in the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita on Friday.

The 6-year-old mare was able to get her nose in front of her younger rival at the wire of the $2 million race after a stirring stretch duel.

Watch these titans battle it out:

And after the victory, the great mare took to social media to thank her fans:

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