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Geroux Reflects On Gun Runner’s ‘Desire Of Winning Races’

With 2017 Horse of the Year and Grade I Pegasus World Cup victor Gun Runner’s racing career in the rearview mirror, jockey Florent Geroux took some time to talk about what the horse meant to his riding career and how special he really was. Geroux began riding Gun Runner at the beginning of his 3-year-old campaign, which began […]

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That’s A Wrap: Gun Runner Closes His Career With A Bang In Pegasus World Cup

Champion Gun Runner left it all on the track on Saturday, and heads off to the breeding shed with no question left unanswered. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride is one of a small number of top-caliber Thoroughbreds to improve with each start, and he ended his career with a personal best Beyer Speed Figure […]

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Pegasus World Cup: Gun Runner Se Despide A Lo Grande En La Carrera Mas Rica Del Mundo

“El puesto no es el mejor, pero él es Gun Runner,” fueron las palabras del entrenador Steve Asmussen cuando se le preguntó acerca del puesto de pista 10 para su pupilo. Estaba totalmente en lo cierto. Con una magistral conducción por parte del jinete Florent Geroux, el hijo de Candy Ride se despidió de las […]

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Gun Runner Makes His Own Trip In Swan Song Pegasus World Cup Victory

There were questions about the post position and about the pace scenario, but Horse of the Year and race favorite Gun Runner answered them all with a 2 1/2-length triumph in Saturday’s second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Florent Geroux rode hard out of the gate on the 5-year-old son of Candy […]

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Texting Wraps Up Black Type To Kick Off Pegasus Card

Sarah Sharp Farish’s homebred Texting earned the first graded stakes victory of her career on Saturday, scoring by a half-length in the G3 La Prevoyante at Gulfstream Park. The first stake and third race on the Pegasus World Cup card, the La Prevoyante saw jockey Javier Castellano win his second start on the afternoon at […]

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Suspensions Will Force Bowman To Miss 2018 Debut Of Champion Winx

Jockey Hugh Bowman has been aboard wondermare Winx for 20 of her 22 consecutive victories, but he will be forced to miss her 2018 debut on Feb. 17. According to sportinglife.com, Bowman will be serving a pair of careless riding suspensions for a total of 19 days from Feb. 4 through 22. “I won’t be appealing […]

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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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Gun Runner ‘Looked Pretty Sharp’ In Final Major Work At Fair Grounds

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his final major workout for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Sunday afternoon, working six furlongs in 1:11 at Fair Grounds. Working in company with regular workmate Gettysburg, Gun Runner was clocked galloping out seven furlongs in 1:23.40 and the mile in 1:37 under jockey Florent Geroux as they prepare for […]

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G1 Winner Misremembered Will Stand 2018 At California’s Barton Thoroughbreds

G1 Santa Anita Handicap winner Misremembered will stand the 2018 breeding season at Barton Thoroughbreds in Santa Ynez, Calif., reports drf.com. The Candy Ride son’s fee will be set at $2,500. Misremembered earned $1,306,709 on the track, winning six of his 13 starts. He won both the G2 Indiana Derby and G2 Swaps, as well as […]

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Gun Runner Handles Latest Breeze ‘Really Nicely’ At Fair Grounds

Prohibitive Horse of the Year favorite Gun Runner had another methodical work on his march to Gulfstream Park’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), motoring three-quarters of a mile in 1:13 1/5 with his faithful workmate Gettysburg Sunday morning at the Fair Grounds. Starting off a couple of lengths behind his fellow newly-turned 5-year-old, Gun Runner […]

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