Pegasus World Cup

California Chrome, Eragon Exit Sunday Works In Good Order

Sunday dawned a quiet morning for megastar California Chrome, the day after his five-furlong workout in 1:00 3/5 for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28. Assistant trainer Alan Sherman walked the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner in the shedrow before sunrise on Sunday. Sherman left shortly thereafter for a day […]

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Noble Bird ‘Really Good’ In Latest Breeze, Enters Pegasus Consideration

John C. Oxley’s Noble Bird, whose multiple graded stakes wins include the 2015 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1), is under consideration for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park following a sharp half-mile work Sunday morning. The 5-year-old son of Birdstone went four furlongs in 48.20 seconds over the main […]

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‘Uniqueness’ Of Pegasus Exemplified In Partnership Behind Breaking Lucky

Pegasus World Cup contender Breaking Lucky became acquainted with the Gulfstream Park paddock Saturday afternoon, and at the same time some of the newest partners in the graded stakes winner had the opportunity to see him in the flesh for the first time. Earlier this week it was announced that Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and West […]

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Espinoza On Chrome: ‘I’m Not Going To Ride Him Again Like That’

Jockey Victor Espinoza has faced heavy criticism for the defeat of California Chrome in the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic, as many fans watching the race complained that he had ridden the horse with too much confidence. Espinoza told thoroughbredracing.com that he does not plan on making the same mistake twice when he and the 6-year-old […]

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‘Chrome Community’ Shows Up To Watch First Breeze At Gulfstream

California Chrome attracted a crowd for his first workout over the Gulfstream Park track Saturday morning, when racing’s most enduring star breezed five furlongs in preparation for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28. With fans and horsemen lining the rails on the grandstand apron and backstretch, the 2014 Kentucky Derby and […]

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13th Jockey Episode Two: Conor McGregor In Training

UFC Champion and ’13th Jockey’ Conor McGregor and actor, comedian and ‘Trainer’ Jon Lovitz are back with the release of the 2nd episode of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational’s ’13th Jockey’ series of short comedic films. Episode 2 entitled “Training Day”, features McGregor being pushed by Lovitz to adopt a new and unusual training regimen as he prepares to become a […]

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Jose Ortiz To Ride Shaman Ghost In Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens, who is preparing Stronach Stables’ Shaman Ghost for a start in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28, said the mount on the Grade 1 winner will go to 2016 Eclipse Award finalist Jose Ortiz. Last week when Javier Castellano, who rode Shaman Ghost to victory in the 2016 […]

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Partnership Formed To Run Canadian Classic Winner Breaking Lucky In Pegasus World Cup

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing is pleased to announce that a deal has been reached with Gunpowder Farms and West Point Thoroughbreds to run Breaking Lucky in their starting gate position for the Inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational to be held January 28 at Gulfstream Park. Gunpowder Farms owner Tom Keithley is […]

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Baffert: Arrogate’s Post Position Draw In Pegasus ‘Very Important’

The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup is still a few weeks away, but trainer Bob Baffert is already thinking about the post position draw. In a race in which his star 4-year-old Arrogate will face a rematch with California Chrome, Baffert is hoping to draw one of the innermost stalls in […]

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Pegasus Playbook: Deal Done

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, a private racing stable owned by Dean and Patti Reeves of Atlanta, GA., is one of a dozen stakeholders in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the world’s richest horse race to be run Saturday, Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park. The Reeves, who formed their stable in 2009 with trainer Kathy […]

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