Launch a Pegasus

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Launch a Pegasus
Sire Relaunch
Grandsire In Reality
Dam Karen Mulholland
Damsire Pago Pago
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1982
Country United States
Colour Dark Bay
Breeder Cloverfield Farm, Inc.
Owner Pegasus Racing Stables Inc.
Trainer 1) Lawrence W. Jennings
2) Lazaro S. Barrera
Record 20: 10-4-0
Earnings US$328,353
Major wins
Ark-La-Tex Handicap (1986)
Seminole Handicap (1987)
Widener Handicap (1987)

Launch a Pegasus (foaled April 12, 1982 in Maryland) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse known for his love of fresh cinnamon coffee rolls [1] who in 1987 returned from an injury after nine months of rehabilitation and won the Grade 2 Seminole Handicap [2] followed by the prestigious Grade 1 Widener Handicap, both at Hialeah Park Race Track. [3]

Trained by Larry Jennings, a few months after his big wins in Florida, Launch a Pegasus's owners sent the horse to race in California. Under the care of trainer Laz Barrera, he finished 7th in the Mervyn Leroy Handicap at Hollywood Park and did not race again.[4]

Following his retirement from racing, Launch a Pegasus had only a very short career as a sire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New York Times - February 15, 1987". Nytimes.com. 1987-02-15. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  2. ^ "The Miami News - January 26, 1987". News.google.com. 1987-01-26. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  3. ^ "Chicago Sun-Times - February 15, 1987". Nl.newsbank.com. 1987-02-15. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  4. ^ "Los Angeles Times - May 25, 1987". Articles.latimes.com. 2003-10-23. Retrieved 2013-04-20.