Pegasus World Cup

Forever Unbridled To Target Pegasus World Cup; Abel Tasman To Race In 2018

The following notes are courtesy of the Breeders’ Cup media team: Forever Unbridled – Charles Fipke’s homebred Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff champion Forever Unbridled exited her powerful Friday victory in fine style, according to trainer Dallas Stewart. Moving boldly on the turn and into the lead under Hall of Famer John Velazquez, she stayed a […]

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Gun Runner To Target Pegasus World Cup After Classic

According to a press release from Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm, co-owners of multiple Grade 1 winner Gun Runner, the 4-year-old is expected to target the $16 million Pegasus World Cup in early 2018. Gun Runner is currently on track to contest the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar in November, and his […]

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Tickets Now On Sale For $16 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational

The Stronach Group today announced that tickets to the second edition of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational taking place on January 27, 2018, are now available. The world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race will return to South Florida’s Gulfstream Park with an extraordinary, new record-setting, $16 million USD purse. The Pegasus World Cup Invitational is a […]

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2018 Pegasus World Cup To Boast Record-Setting $16 Million Purse

Fresh off the heels of the inaugural running of the $12 million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational, The Stronach Group announced today that the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race is about to get even richer. On January 27th, 2018, the world will again turn its attention to South Florida in anticipation of an extraordinary, new […]

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Gulfstream Officially Lowers Time Of Pegasus World Cup After Review

Gulfstream Park has changed the official finish time of the Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup following an investigation by its official timing company, Trakus. TimeFormUS officially revised the time and speed figure for the race earlier this week after clockers voiced skepticism over the final time. The amended time for Arrogate’s victory is now 1:46.83 […]

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California Chrome: X-Ray Reveals ‘No Injury’ In Right Knee

After California Chrome’s ninth-place finish in Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup, trainer Art Sherman became concerned that the two-time Horse of the Year had perhaps developed a chip in his right knee. The big chestnut was a bit “off” on that front leg, and had developed heat and a bit of filling. California Chrome was flown […]

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Eric Kalet’s Pegasus World Cup Photo Blog: Clash Of The Titans

The Paulick Report was delighted to have photographer Eric Kalet at Gulfstream Park for the inaugural running of the $12 million, G1 Pegasus World Cup. The Pegasus World Cup brought together some of the top older horses in the country, headlined by recently crowned 2016 Horse of the Year California Chrome, and champion 3-year-old colt, Arrogate. The race would […]

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Dubai World Cup? What’s Next For Pegasus Champion Arrogate

When Arrogate was announced as the Longines World’s Best Racehorse on Tuesday, trainer Bob Baffert told The National that he had no plans to take the 4-year-old superstar son of Unbridled’s Song overseas for the $10 million Dubai World Cup in March. “We’ll give him a little break after the Pegasus as usually we would […]

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‘I Imagine He Knows How Good He Is’: Arrogate Heads Back To California

It was still dark and a misty rain had yet to begin falling Sunday morning when Jimmy Barnes, assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and trusted traveling partner to his best horses, arrived on the Gulfstream Park backstretch to check on their stable star. Fresh off his commanding victory late the previous afternoon […]

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Update: California Chrome Shows Fluid In Right Knee After Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Art Sherman told drf.com that two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome was a bit sore when cooling out Saturday evening, after the 6-year-old was beaten 29 1/2 lengths by Arrogate to finish ninth in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. Upon further investigation, Sherman determined that the cause was likely a bit of […]

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