Pegasus World Cup

Eric Kalet’s Pegasus World Cup Photo Blog: Clash Of The Titans

The Paulick Report was delighted to have photographer Eric Kalet at Gulfstream Park for the inaugural running of the $12 million, G1 Pegasus World Cup. The Pegasus World Cup brought together some of the top older horses in the country, headlined by recently crowned 2016 Horse of the Year California Chrome, and champion 3-year-old colt, Arrogate. The race would […]

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Dubai World Cup? What’s Next For Pegasus Champion Arrogate

When Arrogate was announced as the Longines World’s Best Racehorse on Tuesday, trainer Bob Baffert told The National that he had no plans to take the 4-year-old superstar son of Unbridled’s Song overseas for the $10 million Dubai World Cup in March. “We’ll give him a little break after the Pegasus as usually we would […]

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‘I Imagine He Knows How Good He Is’: Arrogate Heads Back To California

It was still dark and a misty rain had yet to begin falling Sunday morning when Jimmy Barnes, assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and trusted traveling partner to his best horses, arrived on the Gulfstream Park backstretch to check on their stable star. Fresh off his commanding victory late the previous afternoon […]

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Update: California Chrome Shows Fluid In Right Knee After Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Art Sherman told drf.com that two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome was a bit sore when cooling out Saturday evening, after the 6-year-old was beaten 29 1/2 lengths by Arrogate to finish ninth in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. Upon further investigation, Sherman determined that the cause was likely a bit of […]

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Arrogate Proves Much The Best In Inaugural Pegasus World Cup

Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate overcame a difficult inside post position, stalking the early leaders and powering away cleanly in the inaugural running of the world’s richest horse race, the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. Despite coming eye-to-eye with Horse of the Year California Chrome down the backstretch, 4-year-old Arrogate was able to make his move around […]

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Crawford Enjoying ‘Free Roll Of The Dice’ With Keen Ice In Pegasus

If Keen Ice were to win Saturday’s inaugural running of the Pegasus World Cup, besting both California Chrome and Arrogate, he would likely be known as the biggest upset horse of all time. With one major upset already on the books, his victory over Triple Crown champion American Pharoah in the 2015 Travers, Keen Ice […]

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‘This Is Our Super Bowl’: Baffert Feeling Good About Arrogate, Pegasus World Cup

After sending Arrogate out for a routine gallop around Gulfstream Park Friday morning, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert handled a variety of requests from national and international media concerning Saturday’s $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). Baffert said that everything is going smoothly with Juddmonte Farms’ champion colt, who will again meet two-time […]

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Pegasus World Cup: Smith ‘Very Blessed’ For Opportunity To Ride In World’s Richest Race

As the world’s richest horse race nears its inaugural running, it seems only fitting that the world’s best big-money rider would not only be involved, but have a major say in its outcome. Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith will be aboard Arrogate in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream […]

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Pegasus World Cup: ‘Horseless Horseman’ Schafer Taking A Shot With War Story

Horse of the Year California Chrome and champion 3-year-old colt Arrogate have understandably drawn most of the attention heading into Saturday’s rich $12 million Pegasus World Cup. Although many of the other 10 entrants may be considered outsiders, that certainly hasn’t dampened the excitement of the owners of those horses. One such person is Dan Schafer, who was one of […]

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Pegasus World Cup: Arrogate Gets First Look At Gulfstream Park

Less than 15 hours after arriving in South Florida for his 4-year-old debut in Saturday’s $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), Juddmonte Farms’ Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Arrogate got his first look at Gulfstream Park’s main track Wednesday morning. The newly crowned champion 3-year-old male of 2016 stepped on the track at 7:53 […]

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