Pegasus World Cup

Stewart: ‘Now Is The Time To Take A Shot’ With Seeking The Soul

Seeking the Soul, winner of the Clark Handicap (G1) in his last start, had his final tune-up before Saturday’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park, working a half-mile in 48 3/5 seconds Sunday under exercise rider Emerson Chavez at Fair Grounds Race Course. The time matched the ninth-fastest for 81 works at the distance. “It […]

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Gun Runner: ‘Horse Of The Year On Thursday And A Chance To Prove It On Saturday’

Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen has a big week ahead. On Thursday, Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner – whom Asmussen has saddled to 11 victories and $8.9 million in earnings – is expected to be named Horse of the Year at the 47th Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream Park. Two days later, Gun […]

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Toast Of New York Arrives In South Florida

Globetrotting Toast of New York completed the final leg of his journey from England Saturday afternoon and settled in at Gulfstream Park, where he will compete in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) on Jan. 27. Toast of New York was flown from England to Miami on Jan. 18 and spent the required 48 hours in […]

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Stellar Wind, Other Pegasus Contenders Undergo Final Works On Saturday

Margoth’s Gunnevera breezed Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park West, his final prep for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) on Jan. 27. Four other Pegasus runners, Sharp Azteca, Stellar Wind, War Story and Fear the Cowboy also breezed on Saturday. Singing Bullet, who is a possible starter in the world’s richest race, breezed for […]

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Enhanced Security Measures And Protocols In Place For Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group has announced its enhanced security measures and protocols for horses competing in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday, Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park. “The Stronach Group is committed to the safety, welfare and integrity of all our athletes. We believe these security measures and protocols reaffirm our commitment to the sport, […]

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Pegasus: After Three-Year Hiatus, ‘Fire Still Burning’ In Toast Of New York

Trainer Jamie Osborne admits the odds of running Toast of New York in the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park a year ago “were a 1,000-1.” But after a three-year hiatus, the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) runner-up has returned to racing and is one of the more intriguing entries in the $16 […]

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Giant Expectations Fires Bullet Ahead Of Pegasus World Cup

In his final major breeze for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27, San Antonio Stakes winner Giant Expectations went five furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track at 7:45 Friday morning in a bullet 58 seconds flat under exercise rider Pepi Aragon. It was the fastest of 53 drills at the distance, […]

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‘Great Work Horse’ Gettysburg The Perfect Partner For Gun Runner

Gettysburg is a 5-year-old horse who is 1 for 13 lifetime, lost his last two starts by a combined 32 lengths and made a total of $1,768 in 2017. His value to owners Three Chimneys Farm and Winchell Thoroughbreds? Incalculable. Since Gettysburg was purchased privately last fall to serve as the designated workmate to Gun […]

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No Fear: Stellar Wind Set To Take On The Boys In Pegasus World Cup

When Stellar Wind enters the Gulfstream Park starting gate January 27 for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), she will become the first female to run in the prestigious event. The 2015 Eclipse Award champion filly, Stellar Wind was purchased for $6 million in November and is now under the care of trainer […]

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Gun Runner Arrives At Gulfstream Ahead Of Pegasus World Cup

Gun Runner, the likely favorite for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) –the world’s richest horse race Saturday, Jan. 27– arrived at Gulfstream Park Thursday at approximately 6:47 p.m. Expected to be named Horse of the Year Thursday, Jan. 25 during the Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream, Gun Runner was led off the van […]

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