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The Pegasus statue at Gulfstream Park
12 For $12 Million: Field Finalized For Pegasus World Cup

On Monday, Jan. 16, the final two slots for the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational were filled, just 12 days before the race is scheduled to be run at Gulfstream Park. The brainchild of Frank Stronach, the Pegasus contest truly began when the race was first announced in January of last year. Details […]

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Arrogate breezing at Santa Anita on Jan. 15
Baffert: Arrogate ‘Got A Lot Out Of’ Breeze On Sunday

Despite curve balls thrown at him by the weatherman, Arrogate remains sitting on a fastball as he awaits a rematch with the People’s Horse, California Chrome, in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. Arrogate, who defeated California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. […]

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Arrogate breezes at Santa Anita Jan. 15
Baffert ‘Couldn’t Be Happier’ With Arrogate’s Latest Work Toward Pegasus

With Bob Baffert in contact throughout via two-way radio, Martin Garcia guided reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic Champion Arrogate through a powerful six furlong work of 1:12.29 late Sunday morning at Santa Anita. The 4-year-old grey colt by Unbridled’s Song will have one more local work before he’s scheduled to depart for Florida in what shapes […]

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California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza
Espinoza On Chrome: ‘I’m Not Going To Ride Him Again Like That’

Jockey Victor Espinoza has faced heavy criticism for the defeat of California Chrome in the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic, as many fans watching the race complained that he had ridden the horse with too much confidence. Espinoza told thoroughbredracing.com that he does not plan on making the same mistake twice when he and the 6-year-old […]

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Arrogate received special permission to jog over Santa Anita's muddy main track on Saturday morning
Baffert: Arrogate’s Post Position Draw In Pegasus ‘Very Important’

The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup is still a few weeks away, but trainer Bob Baffert is already thinking about the post position draw. In a race in which his star 4-year-old Arrogate will face a rematch with California Chrome, Baffert is hoping to draw one of the innermost stalls in […]

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Arrogate breezes at Santa Anita on Jan. 8
Arrogate Drills Through ‘Very Important’ Six-Furlong Work Before Races At Santa Anita

Trainer Bob Baffert had been watching the weather channel with anticipation throughout the week, as his stable star Arrogate was in need of a serious workout in order to stay on schedule for the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park. At Santa Anita, however, rain had drenched the area for nearly a […]

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California Chrome jogs a Gulfstream Park
California Chrome ‘Feeling Really Good’ During Early Morning Jog At Gulfstream

On an unseasonably cold morning in South Florida, Pegasus World Cup contender California Chrome paid his first visit to the Gulfstream Park track on Sunday, marking it with a spirited jog that suggested he was eager to do much more. With his regular exercise rider Dihigi Gladney aboard, California Chrome, who arrived at Gulfstream Park […]

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Arrogate received special permission to jog over Santa Anita's muddy main track on Saturday morning
Arrogate’s Pegasus Entry May Be In Jeopardy Due To Rainy California Weather

Bob Baffert hopes to work Arrogate Sunday if the weatherman cooperates and track conditions at Santa Anita are suitable. The Hall of Fame trainer plans to run the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and finalist for Horse of the Year honors in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 28, but […]

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Horse Of The Year, Eclipse Award Finalists Announced

Led by Horse of the Year candidates Arrogate, California Chrome, and Songbird, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced the finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Awards, recognizing excellence in Thoroughbred racing. Winners in 17 horse and human categories will be announced at the 46th […]

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Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, with Bob Baffert and Arrogate at Santa Anita Park
UFC Champ Conor McGregor Brings His Game To Promote Pegasus World Cup

It looks like champions stick together. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Arrogate were joined by UFC champion Conor McGregor behind the scenes on set recently at Santa Anita Park for the filming of what sources say will be a unique campaign promoting the inaugural running of the $12-million Pegasus World […]

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