Something Awesome Prepares for the Pegasus World Cup Championship

Stronach Stables’ homebred numerous stakes victor Something Awesome proceeded with readiness for the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series with a work over Gulfstream Park’s principle track Sunday morning.

The mogul evaluated stakes victor breezed five furlongs in 1:02.33 under Hall of Fame move Edgar Prado, his customary rider who has an arrival require the Grade 1, $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational – North America’s most extravagant race – Jan. 26.

It was the second nearby work for Something Awesome, a 8-year-old Awesome Again gelding that was checked in 1:42.62 for one mile Jan. 5. The pony dispatched from coach Jose Corrales’ command post at Laurel Park in Maryland Christmas Day.

“I preferred his work. He worked relentless, the manner in which I expected,” Corrales said Sunday. “I feel like the steed extremely as of now acclimatized into this climate. When we initially came here, not in any case quick jogging he’d returned blowing so hard, and now he goes the whole distance around no issue and completes like I need him to.”

Something Awesome won five of his initial six begins since joining Corrales in the fall of 2017, incorporating triumphs in the seven-furlong General George (G3) and Harrison E. Johnson Memorial at Laurel and $1.2 million Charles Town Classic (G2), the last two at 1/8 miles.

The 8-year-old Awesome Again gelding has made one begin since the Pimlico Special (G3) May 18, completing second to Maryland Coalition Stakes champ Colonel Sharp in an open seven-furlong stipend Nov. 16 at Laurel. Colonel Sharp returned to win the Dave’s Friend Stakes Dec. 29.

Generally, Something Awesome has nine successes and $1.093 million in satchel income from 26 profession begins. He has hustled twice already at Gulfstream, running third in a couple of seven-furlong discretionary asserting stipends Jan. 7 and Feb. 17, 2017.

Prado was additionally on board Unbridled Juan for Corrales, who breezed five furlongs in 1:03.15. The 7-year-old Unbridled’s Song gelding went a similar separation in 1:04.44 Jan. 5 in his first nearby work. Champ of the Richard W. Little Stakes at Laurel and Grover ‘Mate’ Delp Memorial Stakes in his last two begins, Unbridled Juan completed second in the 2018 Dixie (G3) and third in the 2017 Eclipse (G2).

Unbridled Juan has seven successes and $505,323 in satchel income from 26 profession begins. In his solitary profession attempt on turf he was fourth in the 2017 King Edward (G2) at Woodbine, however he has likewise hustled multiple times over its everything climate surface, including the Eclipse.

“Unbridled worked typical for him. They’re both not extraordinary work steeds but rather as long as they complete OK and get around there equitably, that is generally critical. He returned and cool out immediately,” Corrales said. “I know he’s 6 years of age yet I believe he’s presently at the pinnacle of where he can be, the place he could have been the point at which he was 4 years of age however he had his issues. The pony in the first part of the day you truly can tell he’s doing great.”

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