2021 Pegasus World Cup x Horse Country Connections

The 2021 Pegasus World Cup is this weekend – Saturday, January 23 –  and these 12 horses will be vying for the $3 million purse at Gulfstream Park. The field includes several Horse Country connections. Tune into NBC Sports on Saturday from 4:30-6PM to catch the action!

Want to read up more on the 1 1/8 mile race? Our friends at America’s Best Racing have put together this cheat sheet – check it out! Here are some Horse Country connections in the race: 

  1. Sleepy Eyes Todd – raised on Hallway Feeds
  2. Coastal Defense 
  3. Independence Hall  – sired by Constitution who stands at WinStar
  4. Knicks Go – sired by Paynter who stands at WinStar ; racing on Hallway Feeds
  5. Jesus’ Team – sired by Tapiture who stands at Darby Dan
  6. Kiss Today Goodbye – sired by Cairo Prince who stands at Airdrie Stud 
  7. Tax – sired by Arch who stood at Claiborne Farm;  raised on Hallway Feeds
  8. Harpers First Ride – sired by Paynter who stands at WinStar;  raised on Hallway Feeds
  9. Last Judgment – sired by Congrats who stands at WinStar 
  10. Code of Honor –  homebred &  owned by Will Farish of Lane’s End Farm;  raised on & racing on Hallway Feeds
  11. Mr Freeze 
  12. Math Wizard – sired by Algorithms who stands at Claiborne Farm; racing on Hallway Feeds
Code of Honor, a Lane’s End Farm homebred, competes Saturday in the Pegasus World Cup | Photo by Kate Jones for Pegasus

Wishing all horses and humans a safe trip this weekend!