2021 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series to Debut JockeyCam Live Stream ExperienceEvents / Travel
For the first time, the 2021 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series will partner with JockeyCam to provide a thrilling “second screen experience” that will give fans at home a real-time view of what it is like to be a jockey riding in two of North America’s richest Thoroughbred horse races.
Leading contenders for the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1) and for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) will be outfitted with helmet cams that will be live streamed across the Pegasus World Cup social channels on a special Pegasus World Cup Facebook Live show produced by XBTV beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET on race day, Saturday, January 23.
Since the 2017 inaugural event, the Pegasus World Cup has become a premier event on the international Thoroughbred racing calendar and has been seen by millions of fans around the world. Adding to the excitement of this year’s event, the winner of the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) will receive an automatic spot in the $20 million Saudi Cup.
“We are excited to be partnering with America’s Best Racing and our international partners Henry Birtles Associates and the Saudi Cup to distribute and promote the 1/ST In The Saddle JockeyCam experience,” said David Wilson, Chief Marketing Officer, 1/ST. “Being able to offer our fans the opportunity to be a jockey for a day using second screen technology reflects the evolution of the Pegasus World Cup and our commitment to reaching a new generation of fans on their terms.”
“America’s Best Racing is absolutely thrilled to be part of the Pegasus World Cup immersive live show,” said Dan Tordjman, America’s Best Racing, Manager of Partnerships and Sponsorships. “We know that younger audiences are consuming sports and entertainment almost exclusively through social media platforms on secondary viewing devices like their phones, Ipads, and laptops which is the perfect way to witness the fast-paced perspective that can only be experienced with the technology delivered by JockeyCam.”
Wagering on the 2021 Pegasus World Cup can be enjoyed regardless of where fans view the race day card with handicapping tools available on the 1/ST BET app. Part of the 1/ST TECHNOLOGY suite of handicapping and betting products, 1/ST BET is changing the game by delivering a user-friendly experience that suits everyone from the experienced horseplayer to the first-timer. Bettors can also utilize America’s Best Racing Gambling Calculator, presented by 1/ST BET, to budget their wagers for the Pegasus World Cup.
NBC Sports returns as the official broadcast partner of the 2021 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series and will live broadcast the race day excitement from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 23.