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Twilight Payment Retired

  • Twilight Payment has been retired from racing
  • The son of Teofilo won the 2020 Melbourne Cup
  • He competed in three Melbourne Cups overall
  • The five-year-old accrued more than $5.8 million in prize money
Twilight Payment Retired
Jye McNeil riding Twilight Payment to victory in the 2020 Melbourne Cup. (Getty)
Bets.com.au Staff 02 Nov 2021
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Twilight Payment has run his last race, with connections deciding to retire the nine-year-old from racing following his 11th-placed finish in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup.

Co-owner Nick Williams released the following:

"Twilight Payment has been retired. On behalf of the owners I would like to thank 
@JosephOBrien2 and all his team particularly his handler Sean Corby and Mark Power," twittered Williams.

"He has brought so much excitement to our ownership group, families and friends. 

"Living Legends will be his new home."
An eight-time stakes winner, Twilight Payment's most famous victory was the 2020 Melbourne Cup when leading throughout under Jye McNeil, which provided Lloyd Williams his seventh Melbourne Cup as an owner and Joseph O'Brien his second as a trainer.

The son of Teofilo competed in three Melbourne Cups overall and retires with prize money earnings of over $5.8 million.

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