pegasus world cup

The Friday Show: Purse Inflation, Derby Chaos?

In recent days we’ve learned the two richest races in horse racing plan to become even wealthier. The Pegasus World Cup has upped its purse to a whopping $16 million, and the Dubai World Cup could still top that with its desire to reclaim the title of world’s richest race. In this week’s The Friday […]

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Gulfstream Sets Record Championship Meet Handle Of $867 Million

It was a winter to remember at Gulfstream Park. Bringing together the top horses and horsemen for a winter program of world-class racing highlighted by the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby, Gulfstream’s total handle for the 87-day meet was a record $867 […]

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2018 Eclipse Awards Moved To Thursday Before Pegasus World Cup

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Friday that the 47th Annual Eclipse Awards will be held January 25, 2018 – the Thursday before the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes – at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The Eclipse Awards – bestowed upon horses and individuals whose outstanding achievements […]

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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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Arrogate ‘Wasn’t Really Tired’ After Dubai World Cup, Will Have A Break Before Next Start

Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate blew away the competition against all odds after a nightmarish start in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup, and Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said that the colt will get a well-deserved vacation before his next race. Despite the 4-year-old son of Unbridled Song’s four consecutive jaw-dropping performances, Baffert told drf.com that the […]

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World’s Richest Horse Race: Sheikh Mohammed Plans Purse Increase For Dubai World Cup

Saturday saw Juddmonte’s Arrogate take down the Dubai World Cup in spectacular fashion to become the richest North American racehorse in history, boasting a mind-boggling $17 million in earnings. On the same night, reports The National, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, vice president of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, made a public promise: he will increase […]

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Australia: Slots For $10M ‘The Everest’ Now Open To Bidding

Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club today officially announced details of the terms and conditions and bidding process for slot licenses in the $10 million The Everest to be run at Royal Randwick Racecourse on 14 October 2017. The terms and conditions of The Everest and Bid forms are available on both the Racing […]

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‘We’re Going For It’: Neolithic Headed To Dubai World Cup

Starlight Racing’s Neolithic, a 4-year-old son of Harlan’s Holiday, has rebounded well from a strong third-place finish in the inaugural Pegasus World Cup in January, according to bloodhorse.com. Owner Jack Wolf and trainer Todd Pletcher have decided to send the colt across the ocean to contest the $10 million Dubai World Cup on March 25, […]

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Arrogate ‘Worked Great Again’ In Preparation For Dubai World Cup

Longines World’s Best Racehorse and Pegasus World Cup Champion Arrogate made another step toward his expected start in the Mar. 28 Dubai World Cup Sunday morning, breezing seven furlongs at Santa Anita under regular work rider Martin Garcia. According to bloodhorse.com, the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song was clocked in 1:24 for the distance, and […]

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Castellano ‘Thrilled’ To Pilot Shaman Ghost In Santa Anita Handicap

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens’ Shaman Ghost, who got a career best 112 Beyer Speed figure while running second to Arrogate in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Jan. 28, will arrive at Santa Anita on Tuesday as he prepares for next Saturday’s Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap, to be run at a […]

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