pegasus world cup

Pegasus Runner Up Mr Freeze Powers Clear In Gulfstream Park Mile

Runner up last time out behind Mucho Gusto in the Pegasus World Cup, Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister’s Mr Freeze proved too much for his rivals in Saturday’s Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Mile. The 5-year-old son of To Honor and Serve pressed the pace and took over in the far turn, pulling away to win […]

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Mucho Gusto, Tiz The Law Retain Top Spots On NTRA Polls

With light graded stakes action taking place this past weekend, there was relatively little shifting in the respective top ten positions in both the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll and NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll. The Bob Baffert-trained Mucho Gusto, winner of the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes on January 25, […]

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Mucho Gusto Tops Midnight Bisou In First NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

After starting his year off with a handy victory in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes on January 25, the Bob Baffert-trained Mucho Gusto finds himself on top once more in the initial National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of 2020, the NTRA announced today. In his 4-year-old debut, Mucho Gusto […]

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Eclipse Award, Pegasus Win Net Irad Ortiz Jockey Of The Week Award

After receiving his second straight Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey on Thursday night and winning the prestigious $3 Million Pegasus World Cup on Saturday, Irad Ortiz, Jr. was voted the Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for January 21-26. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by […]

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Baffert Relishes Mucho Gusto’s Pegasus Win From Afar; Colt Earns Invitation To Saudi Cup

Idle since fourth in the Grade III Oklahoma Derby Sept. 29, Bob Baffert’s Santa Anita-based Mucho Gusto ran the race of his life in yesterday’s Grade I, $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream, winning by 4 ½ lengths while getting a mile and one eighth in 1:48.85. Ridden for the first time in […]

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‘Personal Stuff’ Keeps Trainer John Sadler At Santa Anita On Pegasus World Cup Day

In what is sure to be a Hall of Fame career, trainer John Sadler has opted to keep the home fires burning as he wages a four-front war on Saturday. “We’ve got horses in a four different tracks today, Santa Anita, Gulfstream, Oaklawn Park and Golden Gate Fields,” said Sadler this morning from Barn 56 […]

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Phat Man Gives Trainer Kent Sweezey First Graded Stakes Win In Hooper

Trainer Kent Sweezey sent out his first graded stakes winner on the Pegasus World Cup undercard, saddling Marianne Stribling, Force Five Racing and Two Rivers Racing Stable’s Phat Man for a 6-1 victory in the Grade 3 Fred W. Hooper Stakes on Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The 6-year-old son of Munnings, ridden by Irad Ortiz, […]

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Redefining Thoroughbred Racing: The Stronach Group Launches Consumer Facing Brand 1/ST

The Stronach Group, a world-class entertainment and real estate development company with Thoroughbred horse racing at the core, introduced a new consumer facing brand: 1/ST (pronounced “First”). 1/ST represents the company’s continued movement toward redefining Thoroughbred racing and the ecosystem that drives it. 1/ST is the engine that advocates for and drives the 1/ST Horse […]

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‘Truly Special’ Omaha Beach Will Continue To Be Evaluated Ahead Of Breeding Season

Scratched from his career swansong in the Pegasus World Cup after x-rays revealed the beginnings of a fracture in his right hind ankle, Omaha Beach is scheduled to ship to Spendthrift Farm on Monday. According to, additional x-rays will be performed when the 4-year-old son of War Front arrives, in order to ensure that Omaha Beach […]

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