HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stronach Group's inaugural running of the $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational was held on Saturday, January 28th, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida, to a crowd of more than 12,000 fans.
"The inaugural Pegasus World Cup Invitational is on the books and what a day!" said Belinda Stronach, Chairman and President, The Stronach Group. "The energy and excitement of the race of the decade, between the winner Arrogate and fan favorite California Chrome, was matched only by an incredible South Florida day of entertainment, celebrities, fashion and fun."
Guests included Aaron Paul, Bobby Flay, Carson Kressley, Charlie Crist, DJ Cassidy, DJ Ruckus, Eddie Olczyk, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gene Simmons, Hannah Bronfman, Ingrid Hoffmann, Juanes, Karolina Kurkova, Kelly Klein, Ki-Jana Carter, Laffit Pincay III, Maria Menounos, Matt Iseman, Mike Ditka, Mike Tirico, Nic Roldan, Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger, Randy Moss, Ray Allen, Ray Lewis, Thomas Rhett, Tony Dorsett, Trombone Shorty, Tyrod Taylor, Usher and Vanessa Hudgens, among others.
Champion Arrogate, with Jockey Mike Smith, proved why he is the world's number one horse and Adena Springs, Shaman Ghost, produced a strong second finish.
For exclusive race day footage, visit PegasusWorldCup.com, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @pegasusworldcup or NBCSports.com.
For more information, images or broll from the inaugural $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational, please contact Julie Fogel, Julie@GnazzoGroup.com, (240) 601-1266
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SOURCE The Stronach Group