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Pegasus World Cup Contender

Accelerate

Owner: Hronis Racing LLC
Trainer: John W. Sadler
Jockey: Joel Rosario

2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic Replay

Get to Know Accelerate


Sire: Lookin at Lucky (Smart Strike)
Dam: Issues (Awesome Again)
Date of Birth: May 10, 2013
Breeder: Mike Abraham

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1.20.2019:

January 20: Joel Rosario Discusses Accelerate in Interview

Millie Ball catches up with Joel Rosario as he gives further insight into his mounts aboard Accelerate in the Pegasus World Cup, and Catapult in the Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational at Gulfstream P...

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1.19.2019:

January 19: Accelerate Workout Video

In what will likely be the final work of his great career, Accelerate went 5 Furlongs in :58.80 at Santa Anita Park on January 19th for trainer John Sadler. Accelerate is expected to be favored in the...

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1.11.2019:

January 11: Accelerate Workout Video

Accelerate worked 7 Furlongs in 1:27.20 at Santa Anita Park on January 11th, 2019, for trainer John Sadler. The Breeders' Cup Classic Winner is expected to make his next start in the Pegasus World Cup...

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1.5.2019:

January 5: Accelerate Workout Video

Breeders' Cup Classic winner Accelerate worked 6 Furlongs in 1:13.40 at Santa Anita Park on January 5th, 2019, for trainer John Sadler. Accelerate is expected to make his next start in the Pegasus Wor...

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12.29.2018:

December 29: Accelerate Workout Video

Accelerate, the likely favorite for next month's Pegasus World Cup, blew by some unexpected company late as he worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.40 at Santa Anita Park for trainer John Sadler....

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12.22.2018:

December 22: Accelerate Workout Video

Breeders' Cup Classic winner Accelerate worked 5 Furlongs in 1:01.60 at Santa Anita Park on December 22nd, 2018 for trainer John Sadler in advance of the Pegasus World Cup....

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12.15.2018:

December 15: Accelerate Workout Video

Breeders' Cup Classic winner Accelerate worked 4 Furlongs in :48.60 at Santa Anita Park on December 15th, 2018, for trainer John Sadler. Accelerate is expected to make his next start in the Pegasus Wo...

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12.8.2018:

December 8: Accelerate Workout Video

Accelerate worked 4 Furlongs in :49.00 at Santa Anita Park on December 8th, 2018, for trainer John Sadler. Accelerate is expected to make his next start in the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park....

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11.5.2018:

Accelerate, City of Light, Monomoy Girl, Others Targeting Pegasus World Cup

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL –Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Accelerate, runner-up Gunnevera, Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Monomoy Girl and Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible are all strong pos...

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11.3.2018:

Accelerate Shows Grit in Breeders' Cup Classic Win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2018) – Hronis Racing’s Accelerate ($7.40) took command at the head of the stretch, turned back a bid from Thunder Snow at the three-sixteenths pole and then held off Gunn...

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Accelerate Race History

Starts: 22
Wins: 10
Seconds: 5
Thirds: 5
Earnings: $5,792,480
Grade 1 Wins: 5

Date Track Race Finish
November 3, 2018Churchill DownsBreeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1)1st
September 29, 2018Santa AnitaAwesome Again Stakes (Gr. 1)1st
August 18, 2018Del MarPacific Classic Stakes (Gr. 1)1st
May 26, 2018Santa AnitaGold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes (Gr. 1)1st
April 14, 2018Oaklawn ParkOaklawn Handicap (Gr. 2)2nd
March 10, 2018Santa AnitaSanta Anita H. (Gr. 1)1st
February 3, 2018Santa AnitaSan Pasqual Stakes (Gr. 2)1st
December 26, 2017Santa AnitaSan Antonio Stakes (Gr. 2)2nd
November 3, 2017Del MarLas Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Gr. 1)9th
August 19, 2017Del MarPacific Classic Stakes (Gr. 1)3rd
July 22, 2017Del MarSan Diego Handicap (Gr. 2)1st
June 24, 2017Santa AnitaPrecisionist Stakes (Gr. 3)3rd
May 5, 2017Santa AnitaAllowance Optional Claiming2nd
February 4, 2017Santa AnitaSan Antonio Stakes (Gr. 2)3rd
January 1, 2017Santa AnitaSan Pasqual Stakes (Gr. 2)2nd
November 4, 2016Santa AnitaLas Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Gr. 1)3rd
September 24, 2016Los AlamitosLos Alamitos Derby Stakes (Gr. 2)1st
August 26, 2016Del MarShared Belief Stakes (Listed)1st
July 28, 2016Del MarMaiden Special Weight1st
June 18, 2016Santa AnitaMaiden Special Weight3rd
May 22, 2016Santa AnitaMaiden Special Weight4th
April 17, 2016Los AlamitosMaiden Special Weight2nd

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