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We’re just over a week away from the fourth annual $3 million Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 25, the race that will be the feature event on a big card at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The race will be televised live by NBC, with programming starting at 4:30 p.m. ET. The Pegasus World Cup card will feature nine stakes races, five graded and $4…

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – As sunset was quickly approaching at Gulfstream Park, City of Light shined through, splashing home to win the third annual Pegasus World Cup. Overcoming the rain that encapsulated the southern Florida track most of the day, City of Light defeated his 11 rivals and took down the $4 million first place prize money in a commanding 5-length win on t…

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – The Pegasus World Cup looms as a showdown between two of the most impressive winners from last November’s Breeders’ Cup. The third annual edition of the $9 million Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup on Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park, pits Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate against the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner, City of Light. The two …

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – The Stronach Group continues to improve its made-for-TV Pegasus World Cup day by adding top caliber racing to its late January dance card. This year the Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Turf race was added to be run at 1 3/16-miles for  a huge $7 million purse. A field of 10 is scheduled to leave the gate at 4:57 p.m. ET from the South Florida track as…

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The draws for this weekend's third annual $9 million Pegasus World Cup and the inaugural $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf races were completed this morning at Gulfstream Park. Accelerate, a current 2018 Horse of the Year candidate and 2018 Breeders' Cup Classic winner was tabbed the 9-5 favorite in the $9M dirt race scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the Florida track…

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Pegasus World Cup  We’re just over a week away from the third annual $9 million Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 26, the race that will be the feature event on a big card at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The race has yet to sell out its 12 slots, each costing $500,000, with one remaining open gate and 11 contenders set to run the 1 1/8-mile tr…

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The second annual Pegasus World Cup delivered again with increased handle, a crowning moment for a thoroughbred champion and smiles all around. Some backdrop after having a week to digest the made-for-TV event in year two….. Frank Stronach definitely knows how to throw a party. With stars from the music world like Ludacris, Pharell and Post Malone (really, I’m not su…

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Neither a blustery wind nor a wide post would deter the 2017 Horse of the Year as his racing career came to a rousing conclusion late Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park. As daylight waned at the South Florida track, Gun Runner defeated his 11 rivals and took down the $7 million prize as the winner of the second annual Pegasus World Cup Invita…

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla.  – Chapter two of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational is all about Gun Runner. The second annual edition of Frank Stronach’s brainchild will be run Saturday afternoon in South Florida, with the 2017 Horse of the Year installed as the 4-5 heavy favorite. The son of Candy Ride is hoping to ride off as the sun sets on the Gulfstream track, a winner…

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We’re just over a week away from the second annual Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 27, the race that will be the feature event on a big card at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The made-for-TV event was the brainchild of Frank Stronach, who raised the purse $4 million in 2018 to $16 million. It is currently thoroughbred horse racing’s biggest purse.…

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Back to balmy Buffalo after a run in the sun last weekend at the Pegasus World Cup. Some thoughts on the day after having a week to let the enormity of the event soak in…. During the day it was difficult to tell whether the day was an “epic fail” as one of my handicapper pals called it or the “huge success” that a fellow ‘capper standing five feet away retorted. Cert…

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – The torch was officially passed at Gulfstream Park in the inaugural Pegasus World Cup as Arrogate collected a cool $7 million winning the richest horse race in history. As the shadows lengthened over the South Florida track, Arrogate romped ahead of his 11 rivals and took over the reins from California Chrome as racing’s next supersta…

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – It’s not often that thoroughbred racing gets the matchup that it wants. In 2010, racing fans were denied seeing future Hall of Famers Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra tangle at Oaklawn. In 2008 a race between Curlin and Big Brown just never materialized. This afternoon in South Florida, a rematch between the top two horses in the world in Arrogate (…