Pegasus Stars Prominent in Saudi Cup
Thursday, February 22, 2024
    HALLANDALE BEACH - Three of the first four finishers from Gulfstream’s $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational, and a Florida Derby winner, will lead a field of 14 Saturday in the $20 million Saudi Cup.

    Fans can watch and wager on the Saudi Cup at Gulfstream Park Saturday. Post time for the Saudi Cup is 12:40 p.m. Gulfstream will also show the Neom Turf Cup and Red Sea Turf Handicap prior to the Saudi Cup.

    Pegasus winner National Treasure and runner-up Senor Buscador have made the trip for the Saudi Cup along with Hoist the Gold, who finished fourth. Bob Baffert, trainer of National Treasure, has also entered Defunded, second in the 2023 Pegasus World Cup.

    Joining those three is Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner White Abarrio, winner of the 2022 Florida Derby, and Japan’s Ushba Tesoro, winner of the 2023 Dubai World Cup (G1) and fifth in the Breeders’ Cup Classi

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