Watch Beholder edge Songbird in thrilling Breeders' Cup Distaff
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:
Beholder hanging out back at Richard Mandella's barn after her third Breeders' Cup victory. pic.twitter.com/KO2c9HQ8fs— Spendthrift Farm (@spendthriftfarm) November 5, 2016