The pilot dedicated the victory to Venezuela Zuliano won the City Of Light at the Pegasus World Cup in Gulfstream Park
ANGEL POINT | CARACAS.- The pilot Javier José Castellano, winner of the third edition of the Pegasus World Cup, held on Saturday at Gulfstream Park and distance of 1,800 meters, dedicated the victory to Venezuela.
"Thank God for this important victory. It is one of the most anticipated triumphs of my career and I dedicate it to the Venezuelan people," said the Zulian after crossing the finish line first with the City of Light on the special day of the Florida circuit where he got two. selective triumphs.
"Everything went as expected, I took advantage of the good position of the track to put my pilot outside and in the final 600 meters he responded to the requirements and was able to distance himself from his followers to get the photo he was missing," emphasized the jockey. Hurricane Bertie of the Sig Tipton Co, with the Dream Pauline copy and the Pegasus World Cup with City of Light, came to dominate the general statistics of the United States for money earned in the amount of $ 5,309,664 against 3,954,020 that Irad Ortiz has, Eclipse Award winner as the best driver of 2018.
City Of Light was introduced by Michael McCarthy and came in second place in Seeking The Soul. Third ended the favorite Speeding that threatened in the last corner and released at the end.
Gunnevera and Kukulkán did not respond as expected in the race that took place on sand lane and muddy track.
Jaramillo grew up
Champion Emisael Jaramillo was not far behind on the Gulfstream Park race day and on the ninth afternoon he put the Aztec Sense horse on the $ 150,000 Fred W. Hopper Stakes.
The whip has conserved the energies of its leadership to make it work to the maximum in the decisive sections of the race. Second place was occupied by Breaking Lucky.
"I am very proud and grateful for this triumph, one of the most important of my career in the United States race track," said the jockey who maintains excellent efficiency in the Florida oval and also dedicated the race to the Venezuelans.