Grade 1 winners Audible and Patternrecognition were among the final group of horses to arrive Wednesday for the third running of the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park.
Audible, whose Grade 1 triumph came over Gulfstream's main track in the 2018 Florida Derby, Patternrecognition and True Timber – who ran 1-2, respectively, in the Cigar Mile (G1) Dec. 1 at Aqueduct – all came in from Palm Meadows, Gulfstream's satellite training facility in Palm Beach County. Audible, trained by Todd Pletcher, schooled during Wednesday's sixth race.
Also arriving Wednesday from Gulfstream Park West was Gunnevera, a multiple graded-stakes winner of more than $4 million in lifetime purses who ran third in the 2018 Pegasus behind Horse of the Year Gun Runner.
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Accelerate, the 9-5 program favorite for the Pegasus and finalist for 2018 Horse of the Year, and stablemate Catapult are scheduled to school in the paddock in Thursday's third race. Catapult is second choice on the morning line at 7-2 for Saturday's inaugural $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1).
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