Harness Racing's Best of the Decade (2010 - 2019) - Pacer

Harness Racing's Pacer of the Decade (2010-2019)

Foaled on May 8, 2004 in Englishtown, N.J., world champion pacing gelding Foiled Again is the leading money-winning Standardbred of all time. In addition to his 109 lifetime victories, he is the only Standardbred to have earned more than $1 million in three consecutive seasons, with average annual earnings in excess of $585,000 over 13 years. He finished on the board in 222 of his 326 starts.

In 2011, seven-year-old Foiled Again recorded victories in his second consecutive Quillen Memorial, the Molson Pace, Graduate Final, Indiana Pacing Derby and American-National. The second-leading money-winning Standardbred of 2011, his earnings of $1,400,937 also made him the top single-season money-winning pacing gelding ever. He was voted Dan Patch Pacer of the Year as well as the Dan Patch and O’Brien Older Pacing Horse of the Year.

Eight-year-old Foiled Again’s major victories included the Canadian Pacing Derby, his second-consecutive Molson Pace and second consecutive Indiana Pacing Derby. The third-leading money-winning pacer in 2012 with $1,207,534 in earnings, Foiled Again became the oldest pacer on record to have a $1 million year. He was voted Dan Patch Older Pacing Horse of the Year.

In 2013, nine-year-old Foiled Again became the oldest horse to ever win a Breeders Crown. Other major victories included the Ben Franklin and TVG Final. In the Franklin elimination, Foiled Again set a world record 1:48f for all-age pacing geldings on a five-eighths-mile track. With $1,409,670 in earnings, he was the third-leading money-winning Standardbred in 2013, as he recorded his third consecutive $1 million season. He was voted Dan Patch and O’Brien Older Pacing Horse of the Year.

Ten-year-old Foiled Again’s third Quillen Memorial win contributed to $879,315 in total earnings, which made him the leading money-winning Standardbred gelding of 2014.

Foiled Again retired at the age of 14 with $7,676,047 in earnings.

What They Said About Foiled Again:

"When I left Alberta for Ontario I had hoped one day I'd get to see this horse in person. Hanging out in the paddock with him during the night of his final Canadian start and then attending the winner's circle following his win that night, I felt like kid again and that's a night I'll never forget." - Shannon 'Sugar' Doyle, announcer, The Raceway at the Western Fair District

"What a machine!" - Dave Landry, Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Famer

"His body of work was extraordinary." - Scott Zeron, Triple Crown winning driver

Top Three In Voting

1. Foiled Again
2. McWicked
T3. Always B Miki / Wiggle It Jiggleit

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