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City Of Light, Game Winner Top First NTRA Polls Of 2019

A rousing victory in Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational allowed City of Light to officially end his career on top by earning first place in the initial National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of 2019, the NTRA announced today. In his final start before heading off to stud at Lane’s End […]

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Pegasus Concept (And Horse Racing) A Great Outlet For Owners’ Competitive Fires

At last Tuesday’s post position draw for the $9-million Pegasus World Cup, William Warren Jr., co-owner of City of Light with wife Suzanne, went out of his way to wish John Sadler good luck with Hronis Racing’s Accelerate, complimenting the trainer on the skill with which he’s guided the 6-year-old son of Lookin At Lucky’s […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Curlin To Mischief, A Climax Stallion: City Of Light Offers Diverse Traits

When the slop settled at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, City of Light (by Quality Road) took home the gold and glory after bolting home by 5 ¾ lengths over a talented outsider in Seeking the Soul (Perfect Soul) and race favorite Accelerate (Lookin at Lucky). And just like that, the first and third horses in […]

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City Of Light’s Pegasus Win Just ‘Icing On The Cake’ For McCarthy

Trainer Michael McCarthy spent much of the 2 1/2 hours he was at Gulfstream Park Sunday morning in the stall with William and Suzanne Warren’s City of Light, winner of Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). “I try to spend as much time as I can with him, to sit around,” McCarthy said […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pegasus World Cup

It’s a giant Saturday at Gulfstream Park, featuring the third running of the Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup and the inaugural running of the Pegasus World Cup Turf. The four (graded) undercard stakes should also be full of strong betting opportunities. Champion Shamrock Rose leads a field of eight in the G3 Hurricane Bertie, and […]

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‘Cat-And-Mouse’: Accelerate, City Of Light Camps Considering Pegasus Strategies

California-based trainers John Sadler and Michael McCarthy were back training the two favorites for Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) before daylight the morning after attending Thursday night’s Eclipse Awards dinner in Gulfstream’s Sport of Kings facility. The Sadler-trained Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate, voted champion older horse and runner-up to Triple Crown […]

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Pegasus Favorite Accelerate ‘Looks Good’ In First Gulfstream Gallop

Hronis Racing LLC’s Accelerate, the 9-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), got acquainted with Gulfstream Park during a morning gallop Wednesday. John Sadler-trained Accelerate arrived at Gulfstream Park Tuesday evening, along with stablemate Catapult, who will compete in Saturday’s $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1). “Accelerate’s doing […]

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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 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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