pegasus world cup

Trainers Share Views On First Pegasus World Cup With No Race-Day Medication

For the first time in 2020, Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series presented by Runhappy will be run free of race-day medications, heralding a new era in the sport of Thoroughbred racing in North America. The medication-free policy is consistent with the International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities (IFHA) standards. Two percent of the […]

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Equibase Analysis: A Surprise Could Be Coming In Pegasus World Cup

Note: Omaha Beach was withdrawn after this article was published. Previous to that, Spun to Run was withdrawn The fourth running of the Grade 1, $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes drew a well matched field of 12, including Omaha Beach, winner of last year’s Grade 2 Rebel Stakes and Grade 1 Arkansas Derby. […]

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Spun To Run Scratched From Pegasus World Cup Because Of Skin Disease

Robert Donaldson’s Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner Spun to Run has been scratched from Saturday’s $3-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) presented by Runhappy, said trainer Juan Carlos Guerrero Thursday morning. “After he came to Palm Meadows [Training Center] we noticed he was a little hot so we clipped his hair,” Guerrero said. “Then […]

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Millionaire Spiced Perfection Seeks Eighth Stakes Win In Grade 2 Inside Information

Pantofel Stable, Wachtel Stable and Peter Deutsch’s multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Spiced Perfection goes after her eighth career stakes victory and second straight on the East Coast in Saturday’s $200,000 Inside Information (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The 41st running of the seven-furlong Inside Information for fillies and mares 4 and older is among nine stakes, six […]

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‘Looking For A Home Run’: Winchell Hoping Tenfold Lives Up To His Potential In Pegasus

When owner Ron Winchell and Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen came to the Pegasus World Cup (G1) presented by Runhappy two years ago, they were armed with reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner and Horse of the Year Gun Runner. It’s a much different scenario this year when they run Tenfold, who has flashed […]

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Javier Castellano Picks Up Pegasus Mount On Spun To Run

Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano will ride Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Spun to Run in Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park, reports Trainer Juan Carlos Guerrero made the announcement on Tuesday, after the 4-year-old son of Hard Spun breezed a half mile in :47.51 at Palm Meadows. “I didn’t think he […]

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‘All About Taking A Shot’: Hui, Maker Aim High With Zulu Alpha In Pegasus World Cup

Rather than have Zulu Alpha try for a repeat win in the W.L. McKnight (G3) on Jan. 25, owner Michael Hui is opting for a far bigger prize later that afternoon at Gulfstream Park, the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1) presented by Runhappy. Hui said that when trainer Mike Maker laid out […]

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‘He’s Got A Lot Of Speed’: Baffert Seeks Second Pegasus Victory With ‘Quick’ Mucho Gusto

Bob Baffert returns to the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) presented by Runhappy after a one-year absence Saturday with Mucho Gusto, a 4-year-old colt whose strong workout last week convinced the Hall of Fame trainer that he is ready for prime time. Baffert won the inaugural running of the Pegasus World Cup in 2017 with […]

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Gulfstream Park: $4-Million Guaranteed Rainbow 6 Jackpot Thursday; Mandatory Payout On Sunday

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot pool for Thursday’s program at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., will be guaranteed at $4 million. The popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 38th consecutive racing day of the 2019-’20 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Monday, when multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $1,421.20. The Rainbow […]

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