The world’s richest horse race is getting even richer.
The Pegasus World Cup Invitational will return to Gulfstream Park on Jan. 27, 2018 with a new record purse of $16 million, organizers announced Wednesday.
The inaugural Pegasus, held this past Jan. 28 at the Hallandale Beach track, paid a prize pool of $12 million.
“The 2017 Pegasus World Cup Invitational surpassed our expectations and we believe took the sport of thoroughbred racing to an exciting new level,” said Belinda Stronach, chairman and president of The Stronach Group, which owns Gulfstream Park and created the Pegasus race.
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