Pegasus

Clark, Cigar Mile Next Targets For Maximum Security En Route To Pegasus World Cup

Two-time Grade 1 winner Maximum Security will be targeting the $9 million Pegasus World Cup at the beginning of 2020, but connections have yet to decide on a prep race between now and then. According to horseracingnation.com, the options include the G1 Clark Handicap at Churchill on Nov. 29, or the G1 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct […]

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TCA’s Bash At The Breeders’ Cup To Return For 2019

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) will host its annual Bash at the Breeders’ Cup on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Langham Huntington in Pasadena, Calif. The event will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a live auction. VIP tickets include open bar and access to an exclusive VIP lounge. General admission […]

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King For A Day Runs Down Maximum Security In Pegasus Stakes

The first-place finisher in the 2019 Kentucky Derby was favored at 1-9 on the tote board in Sunday’s $150,000 Pegasus Stakes, but Maximum Security could not deliver and failed to cross the wire first for the first time in his career. Instead, Red Oak Stable homebred King For A Day ran down the favorite in […]

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Maximum Security: Servis ‘Might Be More Nervous’ For Pegasus Than He Was For Derby

Maximum Security had “another good day” on Friday, according to trainer Jason Servis, as the Grade 1-winning colt moves closer to a return to racing in Sunday’s TVG.com Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park – the horse’s first start since he crossed the finish line first in the Kentucky Derby on May 4. The $150,000 Pegasus […]

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Maximum Security’s Pegasus Status Up In The Air As Servis Orders Blood Work

Jason Servis has ordered blood work to be done on his star trainee Maximum Security, according to drf.com, as the trainer was not “entirely pleased” with the 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day. Controversially disqualified after hitting the wire first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby, Maximum Security breezed without recording an official time on June […]

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Audible Fought ‘All The Way To The Wire,’ Possible For Dubai World Cup

Audible finished fifth in the Pegasus World Cup on Saturday after being hung wide on both turns, leaving trainer Todd Pletcher optimistic about the colt’s future prospects. “We were never really able to employ the strategy we had discussed for the horse because of the post,” Pletcher told drf.com. “We wanted to get away from […]

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Three Races Off-The-Turf, But Pegasus Day Handle Down Only 10 Percent

Despite a sloppy track, rainy conditions and three races being taken off the turf, Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Day was a huge success at Gulfstream Park. On-track handle for the 12 races was $4.123 million, flat with last year’s on-track handle of $4.131. Total handle, despite the conditions was $37.786 million, down just 10 percent […]

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City Of Light Dominates Sloppy Conditions To Go Out On Top In Pegasus World Cup

He was the only horse to beat Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate in 2018, and Mr. and Mrs. William Warren’s City of Light did it again at the beginning of 2019. The 5-year-old son of Quality Road seemed to relish the sloppy conditions at Gulfstream Park, settling just off the pacesetter and kicking away in […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pegasus World Cup

It’s a giant Saturday at Gulfstream Park, featuring the third running of the Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup and the inaugural running of the Pegasus World Cup Turf. The four (graded) undercard stakes should also be full of strong betting opportunities. Champion Shamrock Rose leads a field of eight in the G3 Hurricane Bertie, and […]

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Pegasus Guarantees: $1 Million Late Pick 4, $606,194 Rainbow 6 Carryover

Saturday’s 12-race program at Gulfstream Park, featuring the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, will also offer lucrative guaranteed pools for the Late Pick 4, the Late Pick 5 and the Rainbow 6. First-race post time is set for 11:30 a.m. Parking gates open at 7 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. The […]

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