Keyword: Pegasus World Cup

  • Seeking the Soul arrives at Gulfstream Park ahead of the Pegasus World Cup

    Stewart Mulling Options for Seeking the Soul

    A trip to the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) in March is on the table for grade 1 winner Seeking the Soul following his fifth-place run in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27.

  • ABR Wired: Pegasus World Cup

    With $16 million up for grabs and an unmistakably Miami atmosphere, the 2018 Pegasus World Cup stage was set. From celebrities like Ludacris and Post Malone to racing stars like Gun Runner, it was a can't-miss event in South Florida.

  • What's Going On Here: Under The Gun

    Behind every Thoroughbred that makes its way to the racetrack is a team of people who have plowed plenty of capital and sweat equity into turning a dream into a reality. And there is always a great backstory.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

    Value in Going Against Pegasus Favorite Gun Runner

    Gun Runner is quite obviously the one to beat as he makes his final start in the second running of the world's richest horse race: the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1), which offers an estimated purse of $16.3 million.

  • Gun Runner breezes Jan. 22 at Gulfstream Park

    Gun Runner Smooth in Final Breeze Before Pegasus

    In his typically professional manner Jan. 22, Gun Runner breezed a half-mile in :48.96 at Gulfstream Park in the last timed workout ahead of his career finale in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream.

  • Seeking the Soul heads to the winner's circle after his Clark Handicap victory Nov. 24

    Seeking the Soul Logs Final Pegasus Work

    Seeking the Soul, winner of the Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (G1), had his final tune-up before the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park, working a half-mile in :48 3/5 Jan. 21.

  • West Coast

    Owner West Sees More Maturity in West Coast

    Tom Pedulla recently spoke to owner Gary West about West Coast, a newly turned 4-year-old viewed as one of the top threats to upset Gun Runner In the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1).

  • Gun Runner

    Gun Runner Set for Thursday Flight to Florida

    Gun Runner came out of his impressive Jan. 14 workout at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in fine order and now awaits a Jan. 18 flight to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Gun Runner, with Florent Geroux up, puts in his final work at Fair Grounds before shipping to Florida for the Pegasus World Cup

    Gun Runner Has Last Work at Fair Grounds

    Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his final major workout for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 14, working six furlongs in 1:11 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. 

  • Sharp Azteca was one of several contenders that worked Jan. 13 in preparation for the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Pegasus Contenders Work at Various Bases

    Several contenders for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) coming up Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park continued their preparations for the 1 1/8-mile test by putting in workouts at their respective bases Jan. 13.

  • Sharp Azteca

    Paolucci Secures Two Pegasus Entries, Eyes Third

    Owner Ron Paolucci, who races as Loooch Racing Stable, has worked out a deal to run Ivan Rodriguez's Sharp Azteca and his co-owned War Story in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1). He is eyeing a spot for his Game Over.

  • Gun Runner will line up for the last race of his career in the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup

    Gun Runner, Seeking the Soul Continue Pegasus Works

    Horse of the Year favorite Gun Runner had another methodical work on his march to Gulfstream Park's $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1), motoring six furlongs in 1:13 1/5 with Gettysburg at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 7.

  • Stellar Wind at the Keeneland November sale

    Stellar Wind Serious in Latest Pegasus Work

    Stellar Wind, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2015 and a six-time grade 1 winner, breezed for the first time as a 6-year-old the morning of Jan. 7, as she continued preparations for a start in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27.

  • Giant Expectations after his upset win in the San Antonio Stakes

    Giant Expectations Gets Pegasus World Cup Spot

    Trainer Peter Eurton said Dec. 31 that the ownership group of Exline-Border Racing, Gatto Racing, and Garrett Zubok made a deal with The Stronach Group to run Giant Expectations in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 27.

  • Breeders' Cup Classic winner Gun Runner

    Gun Runner Sets Track Ablaze in Latest Work

    With frigid weather looming in New Orleans, trainer Steve Asmussen wanted a little something extra from Gun Runner during his weekly workout Sunday in preparation for Gulfstream Park's $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1).

  • Sharp Azteca is training toward the Pegasus World Cup, but his connections have yet to secure a spot in the starting gate

    Sharp Azteca Back to Work, Eyes Start in Pegasus

    Ivan Rodriguez's Sharp Azteca, whose connections are eyeing a spot in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park, turned heads with a five-furlong breeze in :59 flat over Gulfstream Park West's main track Dec. 31. 

  • Gunnevera comes off a dead-heat for fifth with Arrogate in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Del Mar

    Gunnevera Sharp in Work for Pegasus

    Margoth's Gunnevera stepped up his training for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) at Gulfstream Park during a five-furlong breeze Dec. 30 at Gulfstream Park West.

  • Gun Runner, who worked five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 Dec. 17 in preparation for his last start

    Gun Runner, Seeking the Soul Work Toward Pegasus

    Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner picked up the pace in his Dec. 17 workout at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, motoring five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 in his preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27.

  • Fear the Cowboy wins the Harlan's Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    'Cowboy' Possible for Pegasus After Harlan's Holiday

    After Fear the Cowboy rallied for a 2 1/4-length victory in Saturday's test, trainer Efren Loza Jr. said the multiple graded stakes winner could be available to a Pegasus World Cup (G1) stakeholder looking for a contender to run in the Jan. 27 event.

  • Stellar Wind at the Keeneland November sale, where she sold to Coolmore for $6 million

    Stellar Wind Works, Possible for Pegasus

    Stellar Wind was back on the work tab Dec. 3, breezing a half-mile in :50 flat at Palm Meadows Training Center for a possible start in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27. 

  • Gun Runner puts in an easy half-mile work Dec. 3 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

    Gun Runner Back to Work for Pegasus

    Gun Runner had his first timed work Dec. 3 since winning the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), as the Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's colt took a step toward his final career start in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 27.

  • The Unsolved Mystery of Arrogate

    We should remember the Arrogate who raised goose bumps on our arms and left us numb from the experience of watching him run. And we should ignore the phantom who floundered at Del Mar, as we would any mirage.