Pegasus World Cup

Pegasus World Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: A $16 Million Doubleheader

With the addition of the Turf Invitational this year, the Pegasus World Cup is now headlined by a pair of feature races with a combined purse of $16 million. No wonder both races attracted large, competitive fields. In today’s edition of the News Minute, Scott Jagow looks at Tuesday’s post position draw for each race; […]

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Accelerate Draws Post Five, 9-5 Favorite In Third Pegasus World Cup

The two favorites for this year’s Pegasus World Cup Invitational both drew well in a field of 12 Tuesday at Gulfstream Park. Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and Horse of the Year candidate Accelerate will be slotted in the 5 post as the 9-5 favorite, while second choice and Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner City of […]

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Pegasus Turf: Iavarone Back In The Game With ‘Really Eager’ Next Shares

After watching a Santa Anita turf stakes on New Year’s Day, 2018, Michael Iavarone got the itch again. And he’s soothed it in a big way with the purchase of Next Shares, who will start in the inaugural running of the $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. One of […]

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Pegasus World Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: Beyond The Rematch?

The third annual Pegasus World Cup Invitational and inaugural Pegasus World Cup Turf are just days away, and throughout this week, the Paulick Report will keep you updated on the the fields for both races and the latest news and developments. In today’s edition of the News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the […]

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Fipke Eyes Pegasus Prize With Seeking The Soul

Seeking the Soul figures to be a price at the betting windows when the Grade 1-winning 6-year-old horse competes in Gulfstream Park’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). But owner-breeder Charles “Chuck” Fipke has made a career out of long shots. Actually two careers. Fipke, who grew up dirt poor in British Columbia in […]

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‘Following My Gut’: Imperative Fills McKinzie’s 12th Pegasus Slot

The 12th and final slot in the third running of the Pegasus World Cup will officially be filled by Imperative, owner Ron Paolucci announced on Twitter on Saturday. McKinzie was ruled out by trainer Bob Baffert on Friday, leaving a stall in the gate open. Win lose or draw I’ve gotten where I’m at in […]

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‘He’s Always Deserved A Chance’: Another Bullet Work For Tom’s D’Etat

GMB Racing’s Tom’s d’Etat, six days before making his graded-stakes debut at age 6 in the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park, had his final timed workout Sunday at Fair Grounds, blowing out an easy half-mile in 48.40 seconds Sunday under jockey Shaun Bridgmohan. The work, which came after the mid-morning track renovation break, was […]

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Bravazo, Aerolithe Take First Tours Around Gulfstream Park

Japanese Group 1 winner Aerolithe and Grade 2-winning millionaire Bravazo each got acquainted with the Gulfstream Park surface on a rainy but busy Sunday morning for horses pointing to the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series Jan. 26. Calumet Farm’s Bravazo was first on the track at 5:45 a.m., less than 24 hours […]

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Brown Taking ‘A Big Swing’ At Pegasus On Turf And Dirt

On Thursday night at Gulfstream Park, Chad Brown could be named the country’s outstanding trainer for the third consecutive year at the 48th annual Eclipse Awards. Less than 48 hours later, the 40-year-old will saddle Patternrecognition in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and Bricks and Mortar in the $7 million Pegasus World […]

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Pegasus: Top Contenders Complete Final Workouts, Bravazo Arrives In Florida

Working for the Pegasus World Cup on Saturday were Gunnevera, third in last year’s race and an earner of more than $4 million in purses, six furlongs in 1:13.20 at Gulfstream Park West; 2018 Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible, four furlongs in 48.42 seconds at Palm Beach Downs, fastest of 21 horses; and Cigar Mile […]

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