Pegasus World Cup

Pegasus World Cup May Make Early Retirement Of Top Horses Less Lucrative

One of the major complaints that the sport of horse racing has encountered from would-be fans is that the top stars are never around for very long. Just last year, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah retired after his 3-year-old season, moving straight to the breeding shed. According to the Thoroughbred Racing Commentary, the advent of […]

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Stronach Group Adds Minor Stake To Pegasus World Cup Card

In addition to the $12 million Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup to be held on Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park, The Stronach Group has announced that it will add a secondary stake, the Poseidon, to be run at the same conditions, 1 1/8 miles on the dirt, with a $400,000 purse. According to the Daily […]

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New Pegasus World Cup Invitational Awarded Grade 1 Status

The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today it has voted to assign Grade I status to the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, formerly the Grade I Donn Handicap, for its 2017 renewal. At its first meeting after the 2017 Pegasus World Cup Invitational, most likely in April 2017, the […]

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Pegasus World Cup Oversubscribed; Reddam, McIngvale Purchase Spots

Days after details surrounding the $12 million Pegasus World Cup were released, The Stronach Group reports that all 12 starting spots in the Jan. 28 contest have been purchased. At a press conference Thursday afternoon of Preakness week, representatives revealed that the last spot in the race was sold on Tuesday and there were more interested […]

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$12-Million Pegasus World Cup: My Horse Against Yours

Some people thought the late John Gaines was crazy in the early 1980s when he proposed Thoroughbred breeders fund a $10-million day of seven championship races. That idea, the Breeders’ Cup – which has grown to a two-day $25-million extravaganza – has worked out pretty well. It’s not surprising that Frank Stronach’s proposal for the […]

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$12 Million Pegasus World Cup – World’s Richest Thoroughbred Race – Set For Jan. 28

The Stronach Group is pleased and proud to announce today that the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup – the world’s richest Thoroughbred race – has been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at Gulfstream Park. The unique and innovative Pegasus World Cup, the vision of Frank Stronach, Founder and Honorary Chairman […]

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