The Stronach Group's Belinda Stronach delivered an insightful closing keynote speech during the second Pan American Conference, which ran May 18-19 in Washington, D.C.
The first edition of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) and some additional race days in the first quarter of 2017 helped purses surge nearly 8% in the first three months of the year.
Arrogate's official time has been dropped to 1:46.83
Inaugural Pegasus World Cup generated sufficient buzz
An expert on speed figures and a respected clocker believe the listed final time of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) is slow by about four-fifths of a second, and that the actual final time Arrogate ran should be close to the track record.
Two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome is settling in at Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., after arriving Jan. 29. X-rays following his final race are all clear.
Stronach Stable's Shaman Ghost exited his second place finish in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park in good order, according to trainer Jimmy Jerkens.
Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes said Arrogate is doing well after his win in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park.
In a rousing pari-mutuel wagering success, Gulfstream Park registered all-sources handle of $40.217,924 on its Jan. 28 Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) card, setting a handle record for the track.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Northeast Region, Southeast Region, Southwest Region, West Region
Each week BloodHorse.com looks forward to the weekend's biggest races. This week we have the Arrogate-California Chrome rematch in the Pegasus World Cup (G1), California Cup Day, and more.
For a 1 1/8-mile race, trainers Art Sherman and Bob Baffert will be paying an added level of attention to the start of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park.
There's nothing like a $12 million race to spur some careful thought from owners and trainers about their horses' racing careers.
Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes coverage planned 4:30-6 p.m. Jan. 28.
From its use of stakeholders to boost the purse and help recruit horses, alternate entries, and weight allowance for horses racing without race-day furosemide, the Pegasus World Cup will offer innovative ideas on several race condition fronts.
In many ways the entries alone mark an early "mission accomplished" for the first edition of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) as it has attracted the world's two top dirt horses in training in California Chrome and Arrogate.
Multiple graded stakes winner worked five furlongs Jan. 14 in :59 1/5 at Gulfstream Park.
Behind the scenes work, innovation to spark 2017
Grand prize includes trip to the race at Gulfstream Park
Racing newcomer Dan Schafer has reached an agreement with the owners of War Story to race the horse with his starting slot in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park.
The NBC Sports Group will provide 90 minutes of live coverage Jan. 28 from Gulfstream Park that will be available on TVs, desktop computers, and mobile devices.
The first edition of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes in 2017 at Gulfstream Park will carry grade I status.
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