HARRINGTON, Del. - Foiled Again's bid for a third Bobby Quillen Memorial title at Harrington Raceway just got a little tougher.
The 9-year-old champion pacer drew post eight Tuesday afternoon in the 7th Annual $223,500 Bobby Quillen Memorial Final to be held Monday September 16.
Thegelding had an auspicious return to Delaware and registered his 71st career win in his elimination with a 1:49.4 score. Foiled Again ( ), the richest pacer of all-time with winnings in excess of $5.3 million, had his elimination win trumped only by his stablemate Clear Vision, who left flames over the Harrington half-mile with a track record-equaling 1:49.2 victory in his division.
Clear Vision () will start from post three. Clear Vision and Foiled Again will be joined by another -trainee, Escape the News (pp 7) in the final.
The Quillen will go postward as the 10th race on a 13-race program that will feature a $7,500 guaranteed pick four pool beginning in race three.
Here's a look at the draw for the Quillen field with final driver changes still pending until noon on Wednesday.
$223,500 Bobby Quillen Memorial Final
1 - Mel Mara ( ) 5/1
2 - Sapphire City ( ) 6/1
3 - Clear Vision ( ) 2/1
4 - Mcerlean ( ) 8/1
5 - Dynamic Youth ( ) 10/1
6 - Heston Blue Chip ( ) 4/1
7 - Escape the News ( ) 12/1
8 - Foiled Again ( ) 5/2
by Matt Sparacino for Harrington Raceway