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Arguably the two best races Tommy Macho had ever run in an 18-race career both had come at a one-turn mile on the main track at Gulfstream Park.
An 11-week vacation proved just what the doctor ordered for Oscar Nominated, who bounced back from a disappointing performance in his 2017 finale with a game half-length triumph over Nessy in Saturday's $200,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap at Gulfstream Park.
Gun Runner went into retirement as not only the reigning Horse of the Year, an award he picked up two nights before his racing finale, but now a winner of the biggest paycheck in the game.
The Pegasus World Cup, which is all about the money, will be run for the second time Saturday at Gulfstream, where its owner, The Stronach Group, has pulled out the promotional stops to dress up a nine-furlong race in January far beyond its station.
Just like last year on the eve of the race, there are lingering questions about whether the Pegasus World Cup has a long-term run ahead of it.
Gun Runner got one last win over rival Arrogate.The soon-to-be-retired 5-year-old was a convincing pick as Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards on Thursday night.
Looming tall among the outsiders in the field for the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Saturday is Giant Expectations.
Gun Runner's final race might be a bit of a challenge. The 4-year-old colt is the overwhelming 4-5 favorite for Saturday's $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park.
The New York Gaming Commission on Monday formally adopted new rules that will prevent horsemen from administering more than one regulated painkilling medication to a horse within four days of a race.
At the top of the stretch of the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic, it appeared that the favored Mr. Jordan was surely on his way to victory.
 
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