Pegasus World Cup

Donegal’s Keen Ice Under Consideration For Pegasus World Cup

Following a late-closing third-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Classic last weekend, Donegal Racing’s Keen Ice is being considered for a try in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park, according to drf.com. The Todd Pletcher trainee was the only horse to defeat American Pharoah during his record-setting 2015 season, […]

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O’Brien Refuses To Rule Highland Reel Out Of Pegasus World Cup

After the Coolmore partners-owned Highland Reel stole away from the pack to win Saturday’s Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf, trainer Aidan O’Brien refused to rule the son of Galileo out of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 28, according to the Daily Mail. “He has never raced on the Dirt but […]

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California Chrome Expected To Train Up To Pegasus World Cup

Following his defeat in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, California Chrome is still being pointed to the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28, 2017. However, instead of finding a prep race for his valiant runner-up, trainer Art Sherman now expects to train him up to the race, according to various sources. “He’s still a champion in […]

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Tickets Now On Sale For Inaugural Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group announced today the first blocks of tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational are now available. The Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the world’s richest thoroughbred race, will be contested on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at The Stronach Group’s premier destination, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Be part of history and reserve […]

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NBC Sports Group To Televise $12 Million Pegasus World Cup

NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the inaugural running of the $12 Million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational. The world’s richest thoroughbred race will be contested on January 28, 2017 at The Stronach Group’s premier destination, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The […]

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Kumin, Covello Sell Pegasus World Cup Stake To Earle Mack

Wall Street financiers Sol Kumin and James Covello have sold their spot in the starting gate to the $12 million Pegasus World Cup, reports drf.com. In a transaction which was finalized last week, the pair transferred the berth to real estate developer and owner-breeder Earle Mack, for “very, very, very close to the original price” […]

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Pegasus World Cup May Make Early Retirement Of Top Horses Less Lucrative

One of the major complaints that the sport of horse racing has encountered from would-be fans is that the top stars are never around for very long. Just last year, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah retired after his 3-year-old season, moving straight to the breeding shed. According to the Thoroughbred Racing Commentary, the advent of […]

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Stronach Group Adds Minor Stake To Pegasus World Cup Card

In addition to the $12 million Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup to be held on Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park, The Stronach Group has announced that it will add a secondary stake, the Poseidon, to be run at the same conditions, 1 1/8 miles on the dirt, with a $400,000 purse. According to the Daily […]

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New Pegasus World Cup Invitational Awarded Grade 1 Status

The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today it has voted to assign Grade I status to the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, formerly the Grade I Donn Handicap, for its 2017 renewal. At its first meeting after the 2017 Pegasus World Cup Invitational, most likely in April 2017, the […]

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Pegasus World Cup Oversubscribed; Reddam, McIngvale Purchase Spots

Days after details surrounding the $12 million Pegasus World Cup were released, The Stronach Group reports that all 12 starting spots in the Jan. 28 contest have been purchased. At a press conference Thursday afternoon of Preakness week, representatives revealed that the last spot in the race was sold on Tuesday and there were more interested […]

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