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Favourite, Gun Runner, wins Pegasus World Cup

Favourite, Gun Runner, wins Pegasus World Cup Betting favorite Gun Runner, ridden by Florent Geroux, won the Pegasus World Cup on Saturday, ending the horse's career by taking the richest thoroughbred race in the world. Gun Runner, the horse of the year, easily beat West Coast to win the $16 million event at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. "For him to come through like he did today, overcome the draw -- just so proud of the horse. What a dream come true he is," trainer Steve Asmussen said. "He's just a special individual."
Gun Runner went off a 4-to-5 favorite from the difficult-to-win-from No. 10 post but got a magnificent start and raced over to hang on the shoulder of early leader Collected.


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