Known for his leisurely exits from the starting gate, Evening Attire (right) steps out for the start of the Brooklyn Handicap at Belmont Park on June 6, 2008. His competition included Angliana (left) and Delosvientos (center.)
|Ridden by Cornelio Velasquez, Evening Attire races to a second-place finish in the Brooklyn.|
|Evening Attire returns to his barn after finishing second to Delosvientos in the one and a half mile Brooklyn Handicap, the 68th race of his career.|
|In the walking ring at Philadelphia Park, Evening Attire gets ready to compete in the Greenwood Cup on July 19, 2008.|
|After winning the mile and a half Greenwood Cup by more than eight lengths--and setting a track record for the distance--Evening Attire gets a pat from jockey Jose Espinoza. It was the 10-year-old gelding’s first win outside of New York state.|
Water from a hose cools Evening Attire after the Greenwood Cup, his 15th win in 69 starts. The race turned out to be his final one before retirement.
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