The Pegasus World Cup is a prestigious horse racing event that takes place annually at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The event was first held in 2017 and has quickly become one of the most highly anticipated horse racing events of the year. The Pegasus World Cup is known for its impressive purse, which was $20 million in 2022, making it the richest horse race in the world. In this article, we will explore what to expect at the Pegasus World Cup 2023.
The Pegasus World Cup features two races: the Pegasus World Cup Invitational and the Pegasus World Cup Turf. Both races are run at a distance of 1 1/8 miles on the dirt track at Gulfstream Park. The Pegasus World Cup Invitational is open to horses aged four and up, while the Pegasus World Cup Turf is open to horses aged three and up.
The Pegasus World Cup Invitational features a maximum of 12 entries, with each owner contributing $1 million to the purse. The Pegasus World Cup Turf also features a maximum of 12 entries, with each owner contributing $500,000 to the purse. The winner of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational takes home $10 million, while the winner of the Pegasus World Cup Turf takes home $4 million.
The Pegasus World Cup attracts some of the best horses in the world, and the 2023 edition is expected to be no different. The field for the 2023 Pegasus World Cup Invitational is expected to include some of the top horses in the sport, including Maxfield, who won the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Classic, and Knicks Go, who won the 2021 Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
Other top contenders for the 2023 Pegasus World Cup Invitational include Essential Quality, who won the 2021 Belmont Stakes and the 2021 Travers Stakes, and Life Is Good, who won the 2021 San Felipe Stakes and the 2021 Santa Anita Derby. In addition, some international horses may also participate in the race, bringing a global flair to the event.
The field for the 2023 Pegasus World Cup Turf is also expected to be impressive, with top contenders including Colonel Liam, who won the 2021 Pegasus World Cup Turf, and Channel Maker, who won the 2021 United Nations Stakes. Other top horses that could compete in the race include Domestic Spending, who won the 2021 Breeders’ Cup Turf, and Japan’s Loves Only You, who finished second in the 2021 Dubai Sheema Classic.
Attending the Pegasus World Cup is an experience like no other. Gulfstream Park is a beautiful racetrack with a lively atmosphere, and the Pegasus World Cup takes that experience to the next level. In addition to the racing, the event features live music, celebrity appearances, and a variety of food and drink options.
One of the highlights of the Pegasus World Cup is the Infield Party, which takes place in the center of the racetrack. The Infield Party is a fun and lively atmosphere, with food trucks, bars, and live music. The party is a great way to experience the race in a more casual and social environment.
The VIP Experience
For those who want to take their Pegasus World Cup experience to the next level, there are a variety of VIP packages available. The VIP packages include access to exclusive areas of the racetrack, such as the Turf Club and the Luxury Suites, as well as special amenities such as private betting windows and dedicated bar service.
The VIP packages also include access to the Pegasus