pegasus world cup

Tenfold ‘In A Great Rhythm’ Ahead Of Pegasus; Javier Castellano Will Ride Asmussen Trainee

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Tenfold worked a leisurely half-mile in 51 seconds flat at the Fair Grounds on a frigid Monday morning, his last training session before flying from New Orleans to South Florida Tuesday for Saturday’s $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) presented by Runhappy. The workout time ranked 43 out of 52 works at the […]

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Not Your Typical ‘War Story’: Guarnere Shares Connection To Famed ‘Band Of Brothers’

Long before he became a part owner in the Thoroughbred horse War Story, who is scheduled to run in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) presented by Runhappy on Jan. 25 at Gulfstream Park, John Guarnere had a deep and personal connection to World War II through his uncle William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, […]

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Gulfstream Wagering Up 17 Percent Through First 18 Days Of 2020

Gulfstream Park will enter Pegasus World Cup week on a wave of optimism and success. The fourth running of the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series presented by Runhappy Saturday will feature many of the best horses in training while showcasing Gulfstream’s modernization and its growing business. Through the first 18 days of racing in […]

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‘Like A Porsche’: Omaha Beach Cruises Through Final Pegasus Breeze

Omaha Beach cruised through a five-furlong work in 1:00.72 Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park, his final breeze for Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). Entries will be taken Wednesday for the $3 million Pegasus and Omaha Beach, owned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farms, is expected to be the heavy morning-line favorite for the 1 […]

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‘Upsetting And Surprising’ Call From Irad Ortiz Leaves Spun To Run Riderless For Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Juan Carlos Guerrero suddenly has to deal with an unforeseen issue a week before the $3 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park. According to, the trainer got a call from Irad Ortiz, Jr. on Saturday morning that the jockey had decided to take a different mount in the race, leaving Guerrero’s trainee Spun […]

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‘Don’t See Why We Can’t Beat Him Again’: Guerrero Confident Spun To Run Can Defeat Omaha Beach

Trainer Juan Carlos Guerrero is enjoying the lead-up to the Pegasus World Cup with contender Spun to Run, he told, even though Omaha Beach, who Spun to Run defeated in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, is getting the majority of the media coverage. “Sometimes the less attention the better,” Guerrero told “We don’t mind […]

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Bodexpress, Tenfold, Midcourt Added To List Of Pegasus World Cup Invitees

Graded-stakes winners Tenfold and Midcourt and Grade 1-placed Bodexpress, a popular local favorite, were added Sunday to the formal list of horses invited to the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday, Jan. 25 at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/8-mile Pegasus for 4-year-olds and up on the main track is part of the Pegasus […]

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Gift Box May Skip World Cups, Stay Home For Santa Anita Handicap

Gift Box, who worked four furlongs Friday in 49.20, “might stay here” for the Grade I, $600,000 Santa Anita Handicap on March 7, trainer John Sadler said Saturday morning. The 6-year-old gray son of Twirling Candy won the Big ‘Cap by a nose last April but also has been listed as under consideration for the […]

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‘Really Remarkable’ Seeking The Soul Preparing For Pegasus World Cup

In what was his fourth local breeze since finishing sixth in the Clark at Churchill Downs on November 29, Charles Fipke’s 7-year-old homebred Seeking the Soul stopped the timer in 1:12.60 for six furlongs over a fast track Friday morning at Fair Grounds. He continues preparation for a run in the Pegasus World Cup (G1) […]

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