Pegasus World Cup

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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Baffert, Smith Presented With Pegasus World Cup Championship Rings

Hall of Fame trainer, Bob Baffert and Hall of Fame jockey, Mike Smith, who teamed for victory this past Saturday in the 81st running of the Grade I, $1-million Santa Anita Derby with Justify, took home some additional hardware on Thursday, as they were each presented with Championship Rings commemorating their epic win at Gulfstream Park […]

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Changes To Gulfstream Being Considered In Order To ‘Enhance’ Pegasus World Cup Experience

The Stronach Group is considering possible expansion plans and other improvements for Gulfstream Park which would help keep the Pegasus World Cup at the track for the long term. In a recent interview with the BloodHorse, Stronach Group president and chairman Belinda Stronach said that plans under consideration include developing land around the racetrack, making improvements to […]

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Gunnevera Under Consideration For Dubai World Cup

Third-place finisher in the Pegasus on Saturday, Gunnevera could now be pointed to the Dubai World Cup in March. Trainer Antonio Sano told drf.com that the 4-year-old son of Dialed In exited the $16 million race in good order. “I am so proud of my horse,” Sano said. “I know some people said the horse was working […]

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Baffert: West Coast May Head To Dubai, Collected To Get A Vacation

Following his solid runner-up performance in the Pegasus World Cup on Saturday, Gary and Mary West’s West Coast may have earned a trip to the Dubai World Cup in March. Trainer Bob Baffert won’t make any firm decisions until he sees how the 4-year-old son of Flatter comes back to training, according to drf.com. “It looked […]

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That’s A Wrap: Gun Runner Closes His Career With A Bang In Pegasus World Cup

Champion Gun Runner left it all on the track on Saturday, and heads off to the breeding shed with no question left unanswered. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride is one of a small number of top-caliber Thoroughbreds to improve with each start, and he ended his career with a personal best Beyer Speed Figure […]

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‘I Still Believe There’s A Grade 1 In Him’: Osborne Keeps The Faith In Toast Of New York

It was a fairytale from the start for 7-year-old Toast of New York. After being retired and covering a few mares, the horse returned from a 1,130-day layoff to win a race at Lingfield Park. Trainer Jamie Osborne had his sights set on bigger dreams for “Toast,” pointing him to the world’s richest horse race […]

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Gun Runner Makes His Own Trip In Swan Song Pegasus World Cup Victory

There were questions about the post position and about the pace scenario, but Horse of the Year and race favorite Gun Runner answered them all with a 2 1/2-length triumph in Saturday’s second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Florent Geroux rode hard out of the gate on the 5-year-old son of Candy […]

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‘This Is My House’: Hometown Advantage For Gunnevera In Pegasus

Trainer Antonio Sano believes his Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Gunnevera has a hometown advantage in the world’s richest horse race, the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. “This is my house,” said the popular Sano, who has saddled Gunnevera to five victories and $1.6 million in earnings while being based in […]

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