Pegasus World Cup

Pick The Pegasus: Keep OTTBs Warm With Charity Contest

In conjunction with Horseware Ireland®, the Paulick Report is pleased to announce “Pick The Pegasus: Keep OTTBs Warm With Charity Contest,” a free online game based on the results of the inaugural $12-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational to be run at Gulfstream Park Saturday, Jan. 28. The contest will benefit an aftercare charity accredited by […]

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Arrogate Arrives At Gulfstream For Pegasus World Cup

Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate arrived at Gulfstream Park Tuesday afternoon and settled in for his rematch with Horse of the Year California Chrome in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Saturday. Arrogate, accompanied by fellow Pegasus runners Semper Fortis and War Envoy, was flown from California to Palm Beach International Airport. They completed their journey […]

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Baffert Recalls First ‘Fairytale Race’ At Gulfstream Park

Now the most recognizable person in racing, Bob Baffert was a low-profile trainer still fairly new to Thoroughbred racing when he made his debut at Gulfstream Park at the 1992 Breeders’ Cup. While Baffert’s trademark white hair was already in full bloom, much has changed since he picked up his first Grade 1 victory in […]

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Arrogate, California Chrome To Bookend Field In Pegasus World Cup

The $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) will be inaugurated Saturday at Gulfstream Park with the distinction of providing a stage for the most highly anticipated high-stakes showdown in Thoroughbred racing history. The world’s richest horse race, for which 12 stakeholders each put up $1 million to participate, will provide two-time Horse of the […]

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‘Match Made In Heaven’: Gladney Perfect Partner For California Chrome

The first time Dihigi Gladney swung his right leg over California Chrome’s back, eased his seat in the saddle, and slipped his boots into the stirrups, the exercise rider wasn’t at all prepared for what he would feel next. “This horse was like a beast,” Gladney exclaimed recently when he recalled their first moment as […]

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Semper Fortis To Represent Reddam-O’Neill In Pegasus World Cup

Reddam Racing, which had planned on running G1 winner Ralis in the Pegasus World Cup, will instead enter stakes-placed Semper Fortis in the $12 million race. In an interview Sunday with the BloodHorse, trainer Doug O’Neill said that the decision to make the change came after both colts worked in company Saturday at Santa Anita. O’Neill said […]

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Eragon ‘A Little Stronger’ In Final Work For Pegasus World Cup

On Sunday, Argentinian Group 1 winner Eragon recorded his final work prior to the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. The recent James McIngvale purchase worked at Gulfstream Park, covering five furlongs in 1:02.34 under Edgar Prado, according to the Daily Racing Form. “I thought today’s work was better than last week. […]

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California Chrome: Sherman To Focus On ‘Fundamental’ Schooling Before Pegasus

Watching his son and assistant, Alan, lead California Chrome around the Gulfstream Park shedrow shortly before 7 Sunday morning, trainer Art Sherman continued to marvel at the strength and energy of his newly crowned two-time Horse of the Year. “I was going to walk him myself if they didn’t show up,” he said. “It’s a […]

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Gun Runner’s Connections Opt Out Of Pegasus World Cup Consideration

It was announced early last week that Grade 1 Clark Handicap winner Gun Runner was a candidate for the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup, when owners Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm made a deal with Pegasus slot-holder Mick Ruis. That deal was contingent upon lifting of the EHV-1 quarantine at the Fair Grounds, […]

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Shaman Ghost ‘Willing’ In Half-Mile Breeze At Palm Meadows

The Stronach Stables-owned Shaman Ghost sped solo through a half-mile work in a bullet 47.70 at the Palm Meadows Training Center Sunday as he continues his preparations for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. With regular exercise rider Kelvin Pahal in the irons. Shaman Ghost galloped out five […]

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