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City Of Light ‘Got Over The Racetrack Nicely’ In Local Pegasus Workout

Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.’s multiple Grade 1 winner City of Light, three days after arriving in South Florida, sparkled in his first local work and final breeze ahead a final career start in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. Hall of Famer Javier Castellano was […]

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Javier Castellano ‘Looking Ahead’ Through Next 10 Years Of Hall Of Fame Career

Hall of Fame Jockey Javier Castellano had a tough decision to make when it came to the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). Ride Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner City of Light or Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible? Castellano talks about that decision as well as becoming more selective with his mounts, maintaining […]

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‘In Good Order’: City Of Light Arrives At Gulfstream For Final Start In Pegasus

Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.’s City of Light settled in nicely at Gulfstream Park Thursday on the morning after shipping cross country for a scheduled start in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 26. “He got here in good order; he traveled in good order. This is his fourth ship […]

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Castellano Chooses City Of Light Over Audible For Pegasus Mount

Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano has officially decided to ride Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner City of Light instead of Audible in the upcoming Pegasus World Cup, according to drf.com. That leaves Audible, trained by Todd Pletcher, open for a new rider. No decisions had been made as of Friday afternoon. The remainder of the […]

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Pegasus: Accelerate Puts In ‘Good Long-Distance Work’ Over Seven Furlongs

Horse of the Year finalist Accelerate had his penultimate workout at Santa Anita Friday morning for the $9 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26, going seven furlongs under a blue/gray sky in a bullet 1:27.20 with assistant trainer Juan Leyva astride. “I got him in 1:27 and (galloping) out a mile […]

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Accelerate To Work ‘Long’ On Friday; Malibu Winner McKinzie Still On Fence

With rain forecast in Southern California starting Friday evening in an erratic weather pattern forecast over the next few days, Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and Horse of the Year finalist Accelerate will work at Santa Anita on Friday morning at 6:30 instead of Saturday, as previously scheduled, in advance of the $9-million Pegasus […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Narrow Races For Top Consignor, Breeder, Sire In Final 2018 Rankings

The 2018 racing calendar featured a run of dominant individual performances in graded stakes races, but several of the industry’s core positions saw tight finishes in compiled graded wins as the year came to a close, especially in the bloodstock realm. The races for top consignor and breeder by number of graded winners in 2018 […]

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Sadler: Accelerate ‘On The Same Pattern He Was Before He Won The Pacific Classic’

Horse of the Year contender Accelerate worked six furlongs in a bullet 1:13.40 at Santa Anita on Saturday morning, preparing for his final race in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26. It was the fastest of 18 works at the distance, the average time of which was 1:14.96. “He […]

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Accelerate ‘Maybe Better Than Ever’ In Latest Pegasus Work

At 6:30 Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park, with temperatures hovering above freezing, Accelerate turned on the heat with a five furlong move in 1:00.40 as the Horse of the Year contender moved a step closer to the final race of his career in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. […]

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