As the date for the sixth edition of the Pegasus World Cup invitational approaches, announced for next Saturday, January 29 at Gulfstream Park, Florida, the expectation grows to see outstanding steeds in action in one of the most anticipated tests of the year.
The owners of the tordillo Knicks Go, winner of last year's edition with the riding of the Dominican Joel Rosario and preparation of Brad H Cox, as well as those of the outstanding steed Life Is Good, received the invitation to participate in the famous competition that It was disputed for the first time in 2017 with a victory for the Moor Arrogate with the mount of Mike Smith.
According to the Twitter published by Alberto Ettedgui in his account @ alett15, the copies Dr. Post, Eight Rings, Express Train, Flightline, Ginobili, Happy Saver, Mandaloun, Midnight Bourbon, Sir Winston and Super Stock were also summoned for the competition .
A large list of entrants for the Invitational Pegasus World Cup is expected, including, among its winners: Gun Runner, City Of Light and Mucho Gusto, with a prize of three million dollars to be distributed among the best classified.
The champion Letruska, born in Kentucky, United States and raised at the Montesacro Farm, owned by Venezuelan Oscar Benavides, in Mexico, will reappear on February 26 in the Royal Delta, scheduled on the Gulfstream Park sand track.
Letruska is nominated for the Eclipse Award as the best mare of 2021 at US racetracks and her connections believe she can give a lot on the tracks before taking her to the brood.
The mare, who is considered by the Mexican equestrian fans as their idol, despite being born in the United States, is a daughter of Super Saber in Magic Appeal, by Successful, winner of 17 races in 23 performances and in her last photo she was able to overcome.