Pegasus

Supreme Aura Earns His Stripes In Pegasus Stakes

Supreme Aura made amends for a disappointing winter that quickly took him off the Kentucky Derby trail by rallying from far back to score a neck victory over longshot Roaming Union in the $100,000 Pegasus Stakes Sunday at Monmouth Park, the final of four stakes races on the 13-race card. Ridden by Joe Bravo and trained by […]

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Geroux Reflects On Gun Runner’s ‘Desire Of Winning Races’

With 2017 Horse of the Year and Grade I Pegasus World Cup victor Gun Runner’s racing career in the rearview mirror, jockey Florent Geroux took some time to talk about what the horse meant to his riding career and how special he really was. Geroux began riding Gun Runner at the beginning of his 3-year-old campaign, which began […]

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‘I Still Believe There’s A Grade 1 In Him’: Osborne Keeps The Faith In Toast Of New York

It was a fairytale from the start for 7-year-old Toast of New York. After being retired and covering a few mares, the horse returned from a 1,130-day layoff to win a race at Lingfield Park. Trainer Jamie Osborne had his sights set on bigger dreams for “Toast,” pointing him to the world’s richest horse race […]

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Gulfstream Reports Another Record Handle On Second Pegasus World Cup Card

Gulfstream Park registered an all-sources handle of $41,983,881 Saturday on its second Pegasus World Cup Day, highlighted when Horse of the Year Gun Runner won the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) by 2 ½ lengths over West Coast. Gunnevera finished third. The $41.983 million handle – a 4 percent increase over last year’s previous Pegasus […]

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Gun Runner Makes His Own Trip In Swan Song Pegasus World Cup Victory

There were questions about the post position and about the pace scenario, but Horse of the Year and race favorite Gun Runner answered them all with a 2 1/2-length triumph in Saturday’s second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Florent Geroux rode hard out of the gate on the 5-year-old son of Candy […]

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Rainbow 6 Carryover Builds To $3.6 Million For Pegasus World Cup Card

A Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot of $3,620,453.75 will be offered on Saturday’s at Gulfstream Park Saturday for a six-race sequence (Races 7-12)  that will conclude with the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). First-race post time for Saturday’s 12-race card is set for 11:30 a.m. The popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 38th consecutive program Friday, when multiple tickets with […]

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‘This Is My House’: Hometown Advantage For Gunnevera In Pegasus

Trainer Antonio Sano believes his Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Gunnevera has a hometown advantage in the world’s richest horse race, the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. “This is my house,” said the popular Sano, who has saddled Gunnevera to five victories and $1.6 million in earnings while being based in […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pegasus World Cup

The unquestionable highlight of this weekend’s racing is the $16 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Saturday evening. It will be broadcast on NBC, and features 2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner against a field of 11 others. Some of his biggest rivals include Sharp Azteca, West Coast, Collected, and even Stellar […]

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Baffert: ‘A Different Approach’ For Collected, West Coast ‘On It’ For Pegasus

West Coast and Collected, in their final major drills for the world’s richest race, the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at GulfstreamPark next Saturday, each went in company Sunday morning at Santa Anita under jockey Drayden Van Dyke. West Coast, favored to win an Eclipse Award this Thursday as the outstanding three-year-old male of 2017, went five furlongs in […]

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Stewart: ‘Now Is The Time To Take A Shot’ With Seeking The Soul

Seeking the Soul, winner of the Clark Handicap (G1) in his last start, had his final tune-up before Saturday’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park, working a half-mile in 48 3/5 seconds Sunday under exercise rider Emerson Chavez at Fair Grounds Race Course. The time matched the ninth-fastest for 81 works at the distance. “It […]

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