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2020 Pegasus World Cup: Top 5 Toughest Contenders

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One of the wealthiest horse racing tournaments in the world, the Pegasus World Cup, is about to start two weeks from now. The Gulfstream Park in Handendalle Florida is now set for the world’s best horse racers to saddle up in a dirt track on January 25, 2020, where thousands of horse racing fans are expected to grace the show.

Many huge horse racing events in the United States offer an ultimate festive atmosphere to all horse racing, and Pegasus is undeniably one of them. Besides, it only accepts the best horse racers to compete and will guide every bettor to scout victorious horse races for wagering purposes all year round.

As the race for the 2020 Pegasus World Cup will give out more than a million-dollar purse prize, each entry is bringing their best forms to secure the coveted Pegasus crown. At the same time, bettors are also working hard to pick the best racers that can help them earn big during the racing day. Hence, let̵

7;s get to know the top five most popular and probable contenders for the 2020 Pegasus World Cup that generates consistent best odds value to bet.

Omaha Beach

Omaha beach takes the lead for the top contenders in the upcoming Pegasus World Cup. He is one of the most famous horse racers in today’s generation cementing his name in some of the most renowned horse racing shows in the United States. His racing form is impressive leading Pegasus to name him as the toughest contender this season.

He is trained by Richard Mandella, which is also a Hall of Fame trainer. Omaha Beach’s recent victory included his convincing win at the Malibu Stakes. Additionally, he also won the Rebel Stakes (2019), Santa Anita Sprint Championship (2019), and Arkansas Derby (2019). As he joins the Pegasus World Cup competition in two weeks, he might earn the best value odds to bet.

Maximum Security

Jason Servis’ Maximum Security takes the stage at the Gulfstream Park as they will make a huge comeback for the Pegasus World Cup this year. Maximum Security wasn’t in good form last year as his Kentucky Derby crown was taken away five minutes after he won the race. He gets disappointed and decides not to finish the series.

However, as the days go by, Maximum Security continues to compete in other horse racing shows in the United States. He joined the Florida Derby as he ended up as the winner. He also won the Haskell Invitational, Cigar Mile, and Bold Ruler Handicap. It seems that Maximum Security can really challenge Omaha Beach for an exciting Pegasus World Cup challenge.

Seeking the Soul

Seeking the Soul is one of the veteran horse racers to take part in the 2020 Pegasus World Cup. Despite his age, he is considered as one of the toughest contenders that will vie for the Pegasus crown. According to the horse racing community, his running skills in the dirt track are superb and amenable to win the coveted crown.

This horse racer is a current titleholder of Stephen Foster Handicap. He is trained by Dallas Stewart and ridden by John Velazquez as his jockey. Also, in 2019, he placed 6th in the Clark Stakes, which added an excellent racing record for him. Ultimately, Seeking the Soul is one of the contenders you need to watch out for the Pegasus race.

Spun to Run

Ronald P. Donaldson’s Spun To Run takes the fourth spot for the best racers to saddle up in the Pegasus World Cup this year. He placed second in the recently concluded Cigar Mile, where he earned a ticket to get invited to the Pegasus. He also won the claiming races sponsored by TVG in Haskell Invitational last year.

Also, Spun to Run competes with Maximum Security in Park racing, where he was one step behind. This year, they meet again in the Pegasus World Cup, and the fans can witness a rematch between these two horse racers. If Spun to Run can create an impressive speed technique in the Pegasus, then he might win the crown this year.


Bob Baffert, which is also a Hall of Fame trainer, doesn’t want to get left behind. He sent Roadster as his entry for the upcoming Pegasus World Cup Invitational. He won last year’s Santa Anita Derby Grade 1 Stakes, where he added a score in his profile, making him one of the toughest horse races to bet in Pegasus.


The race for the 2020 Pegasus World Cup is on, and the atmosphere in Gulfstream Park is already heated for this upcoming event. A lot of sports fans, bettors, and racing enthusiasts can’t contain their excitement partaking in this said event. If you are one of those spectators that want to see this thrilling horse racing show, the current top five contenders listed are good starters.