Pegasus World Cup

Long And Winding Road: Toast Of New York’s Unconventional Journey To The Pegasus

There is no question that Toast of New York has taken the most unconventional path of the 12 horses headed to the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), the world’s richest race Saturday, Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park. It’s not even close. In a remarkable turnabout, Toast of New York, a 7-year-old son of […]

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Harlan’s Holiday Winner Fear The Cowboy Joins Pegasus World Cup Field

Well-traveled Fear the Cowboy, a three-time stakes winner at Gulfstream Park, has been confirmed as the 11th starter in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) to be run on Saturday, January 27. A total of 12 runners will go to the gate for the second edition of the Pegasus, the world’s richest race. […]

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‘Tremendous’ Work Has Collected Ready For Gun Runner Rematch

Collected, working for a rematch with probable Horse of the Year Gun Runner in the $16 million Pegasus Cup World Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27, breezed seven furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track Monday morning at 7:45 in 1:24.20 under Mike Smith, who rides the son of City Zip in the world’s richest race to be decided at […]

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‘He’s Ready. He’s Gun Runner’: Asmussen’s Star Exits Sunday Work In Fine Order

Gun Runner came out of Sunday’s impressive workout at the Fair Grounds in fine order and now awaits Thursday’s flight to Fort Lauderdale for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park. The Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner, an overwhelming favorite for Horse of the Year, powered six furlongs in 1:11 in […]

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West Coast Works In Company From The Gate Toward World’s Richest Race

Multiple Grade I winner West Coast, favored to win an Eclipse Award as outstanding three-year-old male of 2017, worked six furlongs handily from the gate in a bullet 1:12 at 7:45 Sunday morning for the world’s richest race, the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 27. West Coast went in company with Cat Burglar, who was […]

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Gun Runner ‘Looked Pretty Sharp’ In Final Major Work At Fair Grounds

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his final major workout for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Sunday afternoon, working six furlongs in 1:11 at Fair Grounds. Working in company with regular workmate Gettysburg, Gun Runner was clocked galloping out seven furlongs in 1:23.40 and the mile in 1:37 under jockey Florent Geroux as they prepare for […]

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Stellar Wind ‘Hasn’t Missed A Beat’ In Pegasus World Cup Preparations

Stellar Wind continued to impress trainer Chad Brown Sunday morning with her preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup (G1), breezing five furlongs in 1:00.80  at Palm Meadows Training Center. The breeze was the 6-year-old mare’s sixth workout for the world’s richest race Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park since joining Brown’s stable at Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility […]

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Seeking The Soul ‘Went Well’ In Penultimate Work For Pegasus

Grade I $16 million Pegasus World Cup contender Seeking The Soul continued preparations for the lucrative event on the morning of Saturday, January 13 with a  five-furlong drill in 1:00.40, which was the second fastest of 60 moves at the distance at the Fair Grounds. Owned by Charles Fipke, the son of Perfect Soul (Ire.) went out […]

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‘Sharp’ Azteca Impresses Paolucci With Five-Furlong Breeze Toward Pegasus

Sharp Azteca breezed five furlongs in a sharp 1:00.60 over a sloppy track at Gulfstream Park West Saturday in preparation for a start in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27. The Jorge Navarro-trained son of Freud galloped out six furlongs impressively under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. to finish off a workout […]

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Then There Was One: Stronach Group Makes Deals For Two Of Final Three Pegasus Slots

Just nine of a possible 12 spots in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup had been sold by the deadline in mid-December, so The Stronach Group had to get creative to fill the remainder of the starting gate in the world’s richest horse race. According to drf.com, TSG marketed those three remaining spots to horse owners […]

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