Headlines for Saturday, January 27, 2018

  • West Coast runs second to Gun Runner in the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park

    West Coast May Inherit Divisional Mantle

    With Gun Runner slated to head off to stud at Three Chimneys Farm following his fifth straight grade 1 triumph, West Coast - who ended up 2 1/2 lengths behind him - may yet pick up the mantle as the top older horse in training.

  • Goncalo Torrealba (left) and Ron Winchell (right) lead Gun Runner into the winner's circle at Gulfstream Park

    Gun Runner Goes Out a Winner in Pegasus World Cup

    In the $16.3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park, the 5-year-old son of Candy Ride owned by Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm put an exclamation point on the end of a magnificent career with a determined win.

  • Edwards Going Left wins the California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita Park

    Edwards Going Left Dominates California Cup Sprint

    Trainer John Sadler was confident he had the best horse in the $150,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint despite what the odds board said, and he was proven right emphatically by Edwards Going Left Jan. 27 at Santa Anita Park.

  • A patron wagers at Gulfstream Park, where the Pegasus World Cup Day handle set a record

    Pegasus Day Handle Clears Record Mark

    There was no sophomore slump for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1). The first edition last year handled $40.2 million, a Gulfstream Park record for a non-Breeders' Cup program. It was a high bar, but Pegasus 2 vaulted over it.

  • Great Stuff wins the Toboggan Stakes at Aqeuduct Racetrack

    Great Stuff Upsets Takaful in Toboggan

    After a pace duel softened up heavy favorite Takaful, Bruce Golden Racing's Great Stuff took full advantage and rolled late to earn his first graded win in the $100,000 Toboggan Stakes (G3) Jan. 27 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Oh Susanna and her connections after her Sun Met victory at Kenilworth

    Oh Susanna Bests Elders to Take Sun Met

    Youth was served in the Sun Met Celebrated with G.H. Mumm (G1) at Kenilworth Jan. 27, as Oh Susanna, the only 3-year-old and the only filly in the 18-horse field, prevailed by a half-length.

  • Bolt d'Oro cooling out after his morning work Jan. 27 at Santa Anita Park

    Bolt d'Oro Back to Work at Santa Anita

    Mick Ruis was admittedly tightly wound Jan. 27 at Santa Anita Park, and it wasn't just because Bolt d'Oro, his Triple Crown contender, put in his first timed work of his 3-year-old year.

  • Catholic Boy training before his fourth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar

    Catholic Boy Works at Tampa Bay Downs

    Trainer Jonathan Thomas shipped the homebred son of More Than Ready to the oval in Oldsmar, Fla. to breeze Jan. 27 in preparation for his 3-year-old debut in the Feb. 10 Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3).