Wednesday, January 20, 2021
HALLANDALE BEACH - In addition to being co-headlined by the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1), Saturday’s 12-race program will feature a variety of all-graded-stakes multi-race wagers.
The Late Pick 4 (Races 9-12) and Late Pick 5 (Races 8-12), which will both have guaranteed pools of $750,000, as well as the 20-cent Rainbow 6 (Races 7-12), will offer all-graded-stakes sequences, as will all rolling Pick 3s in Races 7-12.
The Pegasus Turf (Race 11) and the Pegasus (Race 12) will anchor the sequences for the Late Pick 4 and Pick 5, as well as the Rainbow 6, which will be kicked off with the $125,000 Marshua’s River (G3), a mile turf race for older fillies and mares carded as Race 7. The $125,000 La Prevoyante (G3), a 1 ½-mile turf race for older fillies and mares carded as Race 8, will be the second leg of the Rainbow 6 and kick off the Late Pick 5.
The $200,000 Inside Information (G2), a seven-furlong race for older fillies and mares carded as Race 9, will start the Late Pick 4 while serving as the third leg of the Rainbow 6 and second leg of the Late Pick 5. The $150,000 W. L. McKnight (G3), a 1 ½-mile turf stakes for older horses carded as Race 10, will be the fourth leg of the Rainbow 6, third leg of the Late Pick 5 and the second leg of the Late Pick 4. The Pegasus Turf and Pegasus will wrap up all three wagers.
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The $125,000 Fred W. Hooper (G3), a mile race for older horses, has been carded as Race 4. Advance wagering on Saturday’s Pegasus Day program will be available Friday.
Rainbow 6 Hit for $636,311, Mandatory Payout Sunday
The 20-cent Rainbow 6 was hit today for $636,311 on the day when post positions were drawn for Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Invitational and Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational. Thursday’s Rainbow 6 sequence, with a guaranteed pool of $100,000, will span Races 5-10.
WHO’S HOT: Junior Alvarado notched a three-win day today, scoring aboard Mary of Scotland ($17.60) in Race 2, Sososubtle ($38.80) in Race 4, and Celestial Cheetah ($12.20) in Race 6.