Hallandale Beach, FL – January 28, 2017 – It couldn’t have been a more perfect day at the races as a crowd of stakeholders, celebrities, socialites and more came together for the $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at The Stronach Group owned Gulfstream Park. The race featured the most highly anticipated match-up in Thoroughbred racing history between California Chrome and Arrogate. Multi-Platinum artist Thomas Rhett served as the headlining performer on race day, as he continues making pinnacle waves with the fastest rising single of his career “Star Of The  Show”, featured on his 18-track Tangled Up Deluxe. E! News host Maria Menounos was on hand reporting live on NBC on race day, covering all the fashion, entertainment and celebrities at the race. Over 10,000 guests were in attendance at the Pegasus World Cup Invitational including Vanessa Hudgens (Actress & Singer), Aaron Paul (Emmy Award Winning Actor), Juanes (Grammy Award Winning Artist), Emmanuelle Chriqui (Actress), Gene Simmons (KISS), Karolina Kurkova (Model), Mike Ditka (NFL Hall of Famer), Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger (adviser on The New Celebrity Apprentice) and Carson Kressley (TV Personality), among others. Saks Fifth Avenue, official fashion partner of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, hosted a pop-up beauty boutique offering touch up glam services to guests and set up fashion installations around the track.

Vanessa Hudgens, Emmanuelle Chriqui, & Karolina Kurkova

Karolina Kurkova, Usher, Emmanuelle Chriqui, & Vanessa Hudgens


Gene Simmons

Thomas Rhett

Rashard Lewis

Karen Martinez, Juanes, & Usher

Karen Martinez, Juanes, Usher, Vanessa Hudgens, Emmanuelle Chriqui, & Karolina Kurkova

Patrick M. Knapp Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Hudgens, Aaron Paul, & Emmanuelle Chriqui

Emmanuelle Chriqui, Bob Baffert, & Vanessa Hudgens

DJ Cassidy, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Frank Stronach, Vanessa Hudgens, & Frank Walker

Frank Stronach & Belinda Stronach

Nicole Walker, Gene Simmons, & Belinda Stronach

Belinda Stronach, Usher, & Karolina Kurkova

Belinda Stronach, Frank Walker, & Karolina Kurkova

Yusef Jackson, Karolina Kurkova, & Craig Robins

Craig Robins, Michele King Soffer, & Don Soffer

DJ Cassidy

DJ Cassidy


Trombone Shorty

Thomas Rhett

Karen Martinez, Juanes, Usher, & Grace Miguel

Usher, Vanessa Hudgens, & Emmanuelle Chriqui

Aaron Paul, Jeremiah Samuel, & Paulo Cardoso

Bob & Jill Baffert, Ashley & Kurt Busch

Lauren Beall, Suzy Buckley Woodward, Criselda Breene, & Lesli Brown

Elysze Held, Criselda Breene, Lesli Brown, Lauren Beall, & Suzy Buckley Woodward

Belinda Stronach & Usher

Karolina Kurkova & Seth Browarnik

Vanessa Hudgens & Emmanuelle Chriqui

Emmanuelle Chriqui & Vanessa Hudgens

Frank Walker & Nic Roldan

Brendan Fallis & Hannah Bronfman

Jeremiah Samuel, Paulo Cardoso, & Aaron Paul


California Chrome

Victor Espinoza & California Chrome

Mike Smith & Arrogate

DJ Ruckus, Laurie Lynn Stark, & David Grutman

Alex Pirez, Belinda Stronach, David Grutman, & Seth Browarnik

Charlie Crist

Carole & Charlie Crist & Frank Stronach

Belinda Stronach & Frank Stronach

Belinda Stronach & Vanessa Hudgens


Mike Smith & Arrogate

Mike Smith & Arrogate

Mike Smith & Arrogate

Jill & Bob Baffert, Mike Smith & Arrogate

Bob & Jill Baffert, Mike Smith, Rohnda & Garrett O’Rourke, Belinda Stronach, & Frank Stronach

Belinda Stronach, Bob Baffert, Rohnda O’Rourke, Mike Smith, Garrett O’rourke, & Frank Stronach

Bob Baffert, Mike Smith, & Rohnda O’Rourke

Belinda Stronach & Frank Stronach

Frank Stronach

Bob Baffert & Frank Stronach

Bob Baffert, Mike Smith, & Frank Stronach

Bob Baffert, Frank Stronach, Mike Smith, & Garrett O’rourke

Frank Stronach, Bob Baffert, Belinda Stronach, Mike Smith, & Garrett O’Rourke

Frank Stronach, Bob Baffert, Mike Smith, Garrett O’Rourke, & Belinda Stronach

Mike Smith & Garrett O’Rourke

DJ Ruckus