Ray Walsh

Ray Walsh

January 26, 2018

The Pegasus World Cup is the biggest horse racing event on earth. With a 16 million dollar prize fund, it is also the world’s most potentially lucrative horse race. For fans of horse racing, and casual gamblers who like placing a bet, Pegasus is an unmissable part of the horse racing season.

Getting to watch the Pegasus World Cup isn’t particularly easy because it isn’t televised in many countries. In addition, online streams are geo-restricted. This means that you can only officially watch Pegasus World Cup live from the US. The good news is that using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) anybody, anywhere, can pretend to be in a different country to stream the Pegasus World cup online.

When is the Pegasus World Cup held?

The Pegasus Cup race takes place at the Gulfstream Park racetrack in Hallandale Beach Florida.

The highly anticipated race will take place at 16:30 EST on January 27.

Where can I watch the Pegasus World Cup online?

This year, the Pegasus Cup race will be shown on NBC Sports. To watch the race from outside the US you will need a VPN to pretend to be in the US .

For anybody living outside of the US, the best way to watch the racing on NBC Sports is by using the online streaming service Sling TV. Sling TV provides a seven-day free trial, which means you can watch the race for nothing!

Sling TV can be purchased on a monthly basis without a contract. It provides access to over 30 US cable TV channels for as little as $20 per month. You will need to connect to a VPN server in the US to watch Sling TV.

How to Stream Pegasus World Cup Live Online

Watching the race on NBC Sports isn’t hard at all. Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Choose a VPN service. (To stream Pegasus World Cup live, we recommend ExpressVPN, because it has excellent fast servers all over the world, which will allow you to stream the racing in HD quality without lagging or buffering.)
  2. Subscribe to the VPN service that you prefer from our 5 Best VPNs for Sports list.
  3. Install the VPN software on your PC, laptop, Mac, Android or iOS device. (ExpressVPN lets you install the VPN software on three devices to watch the horse racing on any device).
  4. Select OpenVPN encryption (this encryption will keep you most secure as you spoof your location).
  5. Connect to a server in the location of your choice (ExpressVPN has server choices in 93 countries, which is why we recommend it).
  6. Navigate to SlingTV to watch NBC Sport.

BestVPN.com does not condone copyright infringement. While we are aware that VPNs can be used to spoof your location to another country, and thus overcome geo-restrictions, their primary purpose is to provide you with online security and privacy. First and foremost, this is why we recommend using a VPN.

The Program of Races

There will be 8 races in total on Pegasus World Cup day, culminating with the Pegasus World Cup International event. This is how the day will pan out:

  • South Beach Race 13:00 EST (GMT -5)
  • Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint 13:30 EST
  • Ladies Turf Sprint 14:00 EST
  • Hurricane Bertie 14:30 EST
  • La Prevoyante Handicap 15:00 EST
  • W.T. McKnight Handicap 15:30 EST
  • Fred Hooper 16:30 EST

Which horses will take part in the Pegasus World Cup International?

12 horses will compete in the Pegasus World Cup in an attempt to win the $16 million prize fund. So far, 11 of those horses have been confirmed:

  • Collected
  • Fear The Cowboy
  • Giant Expectations
  • Gunnevera
  • Gun Runner
  • Seeking the Soul
  • Sharp Azteca
  • Stellar Wind
  • Toast of New York
  • War Story
  • West Coast

Who is favorite to win the race?

Gun Runner is the favorite to win the Pegasus World Cup. The horse is trained by Steven M. Asmussen and will be ridden by Florent Geroux. Gun Runner is expected to be crowned 2017s Horse of The Year at the annual Eclipse Awards.

The bookies currently have Gun Runner as the heavy favorite to win (4/6). West Coast is in second (9/2), and Collected is in third (8/1)

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