pegasus world cup

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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Prayer for Relief wins Super Derby
UPDATED: Prayer For Relief To Be Entered In Pegasus World Cup

UPDATE: On Monday morning, Zayat Stables announced on Twitter it has reached an agreement with the Rosedown Racing stable of Jeffrey Weiss – an original purchaser of a starting berth – to enter Prayer for Relief in the inaugural running of the $12-million Pegasus World Cup. In the aftermath of Prayer for Relief’s eye-catching workout Saturday, Zayat Stables and […]

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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 breezes at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 14
California Chrome, Eragon Exit Sunday Works In Good Order

Sunday dawned a quiet morning for megastar California Chrome, the day after his five-furlong workout in 1:00 3/5 for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28. Assistant trainer Alan Sherman walked the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner in the shedrow before sunrise on Sunday. Sherman left shortly thereafter for a day […]

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Noble Bird works at Palm Meadows Jan. 15
Noble Bird ‘Really Good’ In Latest Breeze, Enters Pegasus Consideration

John C. Oxley’s Noble Bird, whose multiple graded stakes wins include the 2015 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1), is under consideration for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park following a sharp half-mile work Sunday morning. The 5-year-old son of Birdstone went four furlongs in 48.20 seconds over the main […]

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Breaking Lucky schools in the paddock at Gulfstream Park
‘Uniqueness’ Of Pegasus Exemplified In Partnership Behind Breaking Lucky

Pegasus World Cup contender Breaking Lucky became acquainted with the Gulfstream Park paddock Saturday afternoon, and at the same time some of the newest partners in the graded stakes winner had the opportunity to see him in the flesh for the first time. Earlier this week it was announced that Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and West […]

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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 that he does not plan on making the same mistake twice when he and the 6-year-old […]

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California Chrome breezes at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 14
‘Chrome Community’ Shows Up To Watch First Breeze At Gulfstream

California Chrome attracted a crowd for his first workout over the Gulfstream Park track Saturday morning, when racing’s most enduring star breezed five furlongs in preparation for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28. With fans and horsemen lining the rails on the grandstand apron and backstretch, the 2014 Kentucky Derby and […]

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Enhanced Security Protocols Announced For Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group is pleased to announce its enhanced security measures for horses competing in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (Gr. I). “We at The Stronach Group are committed to maximizing the integrity, safety and welfare of our athletes. These enhancements reaffirm that commitment,” said Mike Rogers, Racing Division President of The Stronach Group. In […]

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