Pegasus World Cup

Fipke, Stewart ‘Seeking’ Clark Repeat Against Field Of Eight On Black Friday

Churchill Downs-based star Seeking the Soul is set to bid for repeat glory over his home track in Friday’s 144th running of the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I), the premier race of the historic track’s Fall Meet. The 1 1/8-mile Clark heads a duo of stakes races on the 12-race “Black […]

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Clark Handicap: Seeking The Soul ‘Getting Better As The Year Goes On’

Charles Fipke’s 2017 Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I) winner Seeking the Soul completed his final major preparation to defend his title in the 1 1/8-mile race with a half-mile breeze in :48.80 Saturday morning at Churchill Downs. “We actually planned on working him at 5:30 a.m. (all times Eastern) but there was […]

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Audible On Target For Pegasus World Cup, To Prep In G3 Harlan’s Holiday

Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible has returned to Todd Pletcher’s training base at Palm Beach Downs to continue preparations for a planned start in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 26. The 3-year-old son of Into Mischief is scheduled to make his next start in the Dec. 15 Harlan’s […]

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Monomoy Girl To Race Next Year But Skip Pegasus World Cup

Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner Monomoy Girl will run as a 4-year-old in 2019, but she will not be taking on the boys in January’s Pegasus World Cup Invitational, reports the Daily Racing Form’s Marty McGee. According to McGee, the certain 3-year-old champion filly could make her first start next year in the Grade 1 Apple […]

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Comebacking Audible Targets Harlan’s Holiday As Pegasus Prep

Audible returned to the races for the first time since his third-place finish in the Kentucky Derby on Breeders’ Cup weekend, winning Saturday’s listed $200,000 Cherokee Run Stakes at Churchill Downs. Trainer Todd Pletcher indicated that the 3-year-old son of Into Mischief would be aimed at the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 26, and told drf.com […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winners Accelerate, City Of Light, And Monomoy Girl Could Meet In Pegasus

Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate was bright-eyed the morning after his triumphant victory at Churchill Downs, and trainer John Sadler told drf.com that the colt was in good shape. Plans call for the 5-year-old son of Lookin at Lucky to spend a few days at Lanes End Farm this week, where he will stand stud for […]

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2019 Pegasus World Cup Tickets Go On Sale

The Stronach Group announced that tickets for the 2019 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, to be held on Saturday, January 26 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL, are now on sale. Since 2017, the Pegasus World Cup has become one of the premier events on the Thoroughbred racing calendar, blending entertainment, innovation and horse racing […]

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Top Trainers Mull ‘Opportunity,’ Prospects For Pegasus World Cup

Bob Baffert doesn’t know who he may saddle in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) or $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1), but one thing is for certain. “I’ll be there with something,” Baffert said. Baffert isn’t the only one who plans on being at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26 for the Pegasus World […]

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Stronach Group Adds Grade 1 Turf Race To 2019 Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group, owners of the Pegasus World Cup, announced today an exciting new element to what has become, in just two short years, one of the premier events on the Thoroughbred racing calendar.  The Pegasus World Cup 2019, to be held on January 26, will be adding a Grade 1 turf stakes to this year’s […]

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Good Magic ‘Done For The Season,’ Audible Targeting Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Chad Brown has officially stated that Good Magic, the Haskell winner and Kentucky Derby runner-up, will not race again this season, according to drf.com. The Curlin colt most recently ran ninth as the Travers favorite, and was sent to Stonestreet for a break from the racetrack. “He needs some time,” Brown said. “A decision on […]

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