General Hospital director, William Ludel retired in late September. The cast and crew of the ABC daytime drama gathered for a beautiful send-off with a day of watching horseraces at Santa Anita Park! Ludel has worked with the show since 1993 and has been nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards numerous times winning the award 9 times. He has also worked on shows such as; Days of Our Lives, Another World, Port Charles and General Hospital: Night Shift. See the tribute from the cast below as we wish him all the best.