On Saturday, January 26, 2019, City of Light and Bricks and Mortar each dominated their respected races in the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series at Gulfstream Park. Featuring over $16 million in purses, the Pegasus World Cup was highlighted by the richest stakes on dirt and turf in North America: the Grade 1, $9,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Invitational and the Grade 1, $7,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational. Whether you’re looking for Pegasus World Cup contenders, entries, stakeholders, odds, Pegasus Day races, news, 2019 Pegasus World Cup results and payouts, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.


Race Recap/Replay

It was the sweetest of swan songs for Mr. and Mrs. William Warren, Jr.’s City of Light when the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile champion concluded his career in perfect form by romping home victorious in the Grade 1, $9,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes at Gulfstream Park. See the finishing order, results, and payouts below. Also, be sure to download our 2019 Inside Track to the Pegasus World Cup Wagering Guide by clicking the banner below. These wagering guides are included at least once a month as part of our premium picks packages.

Pegasus World Cup Picks

3City of LightMichael McCarthyJavier Castellano5.804.203.00
4Seeking the SoulDallas StewartJohn Velazquez19.208.20
5AccelerateJohn SadlerJoel Rosario2.80
1st3City of LightMichael McCarthyJavier CastellanoMr. and Mrs. William K. Warren, Jr.1.90
2nd4Seeking the SoulDallas StewartJohn VelazquezCharles E. Fipke34.10
3rd5AccelerateJohn SadlerJoel RosarioHronis Racing LLC1.50*
4th1Bravazo D. Wayne LukasLuis SaezCalumet Farm 10.10
5th10AudibleTodd PletcherFlavien PratChina Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Starlight Racing, WinStar Farm9.10
6th8GunneveraAntonio SanoIrad Ortiz Jr.Margoth9.50
7th7True Timber Kiaran McLaughlinJoe BravoCalumet Farm73.60
8th11ImperativeAnthony QuartaroloTyler GaffalioneRon Paolucci Racing, LLC and Imaginary Stables 196.00
9th6Tom's d'EtatAl Stall, Jr.Shaun BridgmohanG M B Racing19.50
10th2Something AwesomeJose CorralesEdgar PradoStronach Stables88.50
11th9KukulkanFausto GutierrezFrankie DettoriSt. George Stable LLC26.60
12th12PatternrecognitionChad BrownJose OrtizKlaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. Lawrence20.20
$1.00 Exacta3-4$41.10$2,081,010
$0.50 Trifecta3-4-5$52.60$1,698,036
$0.10 Superfecta3-4-5-1$67.85$1,008,672
$1.00 Daily Double7-3$9.30$816,860
$0.50 Pick 31/4/11/13-7-3 (3 Correct)$19.80$478,148
$0.50 Pick 46-1/4/11/13-7-3 (4 Correct)$83.20$1,669,434
$0.50 Pick 57-6-1/4/11/13-7-3 (5 Correct)$512.65$1,145,342
$0.50 Pick 57-6-1/4/11/13-7-3 (4 Correct)$9.15
$0.20 Pick 6 Jackpot2-7-6-1/4/11/13-7-3 (6 Correct)$1,499.58$660,702$764,723
$1.00 Super High Five3-4-5-1-10$3,218.30$133,468


Race Recap/Replay

Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence’s Bricks and Mortar took over in midstretch and exploded late to take home the big bucks in the Grade 1, $7,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational Stakes at Gulfstream Park. See the finishing order, results, and payouts below.

7Bricks and MortarChad BrownIrad Ortiz, Jr.7.604.203.20
1Magic Wand (IRE)Aidan O'BrienWayne Lordan9.006.40
8Delta PrinceJimmy JerkensFrankie Dettori6.60
1st7Bricks and MortarChad BrownIrad Ortiz, Jr.Klaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. Lawrence2.80
2nd1Magic Wand (IRE)Aidan O'BrienWayne LordanMichael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier, Derrick Smith and M.J. Jooste9.40
3rd8Delta PrinceJimmy JerkensFrankie DettoriStronach Stables9.30
4th9CatapultJohn SadlerJoel RosarioWoodford Racing, LLC 6.70
5th3Channel MakerBill MottJavier CastellanoWachtel Stable, Gary Barber, R. A. Hill Stable and Reeves Thoroughbred Racing 7.50
6th2YoshidaBill MottJose OrtizWinStar Farm, China Horse Club International, SF Racing and Head of Plains Partners2.00*
7th5Next SharesRichard BaltasTyler GaffalioneMichael Iavarone, Jules Iavarone, Jerry McClanahan, Christopher T. Dunn, William Marasa, Ritchie Robershaw, and Mark Taylor17.30
8th10Dubby DubbieBob Hess Jr.Luca PaniciRon Paolucci Racing, LLC 119.00
9th4Aerolithe (JPN)Takanori KikuzawaFlorent GerouxSunday Racing Co., Ltd. 9.00
10th6Fahan MuraVladimir CerinEdwin MaldonadoBran Jam Stable and David Clark42.70
$1.00 Exacta7-1$30.20$1,104,370
$0.50 Trifecta7-1-8$101.00$706,986
$0.10 Superfecta7-1-8-9$119.84$383,888
$1.00 Daily Double4-7$11.60$185,286
$0.50 Pick 36-1/4/11/13-7 (3 Correct)$28.40$122,402
$1.00 Super High Five7-1-8-9-3$4,525.20$22,078


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While the Pegasus World Cup is still in it’s infancy, there is no doubt the Grade 1, $9,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Invitational and the Grade 1, $7,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational will only continue to grow in the years to come. Here are your past winners for the richest stakes on dirt and turf in North America.

Pegasus World Cup Invitational | 1 1/8 Miles

2019City of Light1:47.71Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren, Jr.Michael McCarthyJavier Castellano$4,000,000
2018Gun Runner1:47.41Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Three Chimneys FarmSteve AsmussenFlorent Geroux$7,000,000
2017Arrogate1:46.83Juddmonte Farms, Inc.Bob BaffertMike Smith$7,000,000

Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational | 1 3/16 Miles

2019Bricks and Mortar1:54.59Klaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. LawrenceChad BrownIrad Ortiz, Jr.$2,656,250