Where to Watch/Listen During 2018 Pegasus World Cup Week

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Racing fans at a jam-packed Gulfstream Park. (Penelope P. Miller/America's Best Racing)

The second Pegasus World Cup Invitational, which with a purse of $16 million is the world’s richest horse race, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at Gulfstream Park.

Projected starters in the 1 1/8-mile race are led by probable Horse of the Year Gun Runner and the three horses that finished behind him in last fall’s Breeders’ Cup ClassicCollected, West Coast, and War Story.

The Pegasus be the centerpiece of a 90-minute broadcast Saturday on NBC that begins at 4:30 p.m. ET. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App will also provide live streaming of the broadcast.

The main event during this week’s buildup to the Pegasus World Cup – and a signature event in its own right – happens on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Gulfstream’s Sport of Kings Theater when the 47th annual Eclipse Awards will be presented. Full coverage of the awards ceremony will air on TVG, starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Here’s a rundown of horse racing television, radio, and online video coverage through Pegasus World Cup Week. In addition, XBTV, the online video channel affiliated with Gulfstream’s official wagering platform Xpressbet, will provide comprehensive on-site coverage of the Pegasus World Cup and undercard stakes races leading up to and during the Jan. 27 card.

And lastly, America’s Best Racing’s Dan Tordjman will participate in an online webinar focusing on handicapping the Pegasus World Cup along with Steve Byk of "At the Races with Steve Byk "and Equibase handicapper Ellis Starr. The webinar will air on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 6-7 p.m. ET. Click here to sign up.

TV and Online Video Schedule

Date

Program

Time

Network

Jan. 24

Online live coverage of the Pegasus World Cup draw

11:30 p.m.

XBTV

Jan. 25

Live broadcast coverage of the 47th annual Eclipse Awards

8 p.m.

TVG

Jan. 27

Online live coverage of the Pegasus World Cup undercard, featuring seven stakes races

11:30 a.m. (first post)

XBTV

Jan. 27

Live broadcast of the Pegasus World Cup undercard, featuring seven stakes races

11:30 a.m. (first post)

TVG

Jan. 27

Live broadcast of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

NBC

 Note: All times listed are Eastern

Radio Schedule

Date Program Time Network
Jan. 23 At The Races with Steve Byk: NYRA's Andy Serling, Horse Health Today, and Horseplayer Now's Jeremy Plonk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Jan. 23 Jock Talk Presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka 6 p.m. HRRN
Jan. 24 At The Races with Steve Byk: eNicks' Pedigree Expert Sid Fernando, Tourney Talk, and more 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Jan. 24 Xpressbet Radio 3 p.m. HRRN
Jan. 24 Trainer Talk Presented by Fasig-Tipton 6 p.m. HRRN
Jan. 25 At The Races with Steve Byk: Shedrow Confidential with Steve Haskin, Vegas Racebook with Richard Eng, and more 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Jan. 25 Xpressbet Radio 3 p.m. HRRN
Jan. 26 At The Races with Steve Byk: Weekend Preview with Daily Racing Form correspondents, Brisnet's Ed DeRosa, and other guests 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Jan. 26 Xpressbet Radio 3 p.m. HRRN
Jan. 26 Weekend Stakes Preview Presented by NYRA Bets 3 p.m. HRRN
Jan. 27 Equine Forum Show 8 a.m. HRRN
Jan. 27 Broadcast of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational  4 p.m.- 6 p.m. HRRN

 Note: All times listed are Eastern

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