On Monday, we will have stories that analyze the Pegasus race and review other races and events at Gulfstream for this Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 2-3.
City of Light (photo on home page) won the Pegasus by 5-3/4 lengths over the late-running Seeking the Soul in the 1 1/8 mile dirt race, run in the rain on a track that was sealed and listed as Sloppy.
Accelerate, who was challenging City of Light at the top of the stretch, fell back and finished third,1-1/2 length behind Seeking the Soul in the 12-horse field.
Accelerate was the slight favorite over City of Light, 1.5:1, 1.9:1. Odds on both horses were rounded to 9-5 in the charts. Seeking the Soul was 34-1.
The $2 exacta of 3-4 paid $82.20. The $2 trifecta of 3-4-5 paid $210.40.
City of Light, a 5-year-old son of Quality Road, won in the fast time of 1:47.41.
Javier Castellano rode City of Light for trainer Mike McCarthy and owners Mr. and Mrs. William Warren Jr.