Be sure to get yourself on the right track come January 28, 2023.  The Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida will be the place to be.  This year marks the seventh edition of this action-packed American Thoroughbred horse race.

Like most mega events in South Florida, this one lives up to its reputation and beyond.  And remember, what happens at Pegasus, stays at Pegasus!  This year they are pulling out all the stops to one up themselves with star-studded entertainment and hospitality that serves up the best of the best in food, beverage and ambiance.

1/ST (pronounced “First”), the company behind Pegasus has made it their mission to modernize the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing and turn it into world class entertainment.  It has become the premier event on the racing and Miami social calendars attracting fans, scenesters and celebrities.  The likes of Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, Gene Simmons, Lenny Kravitz, Pharrell Williams, Usher, Vin Diesel, Snoop Dogg, Mark RonsonPost Malone  and more have been trackside for Pegasus. And the racehorses participating at Gulf Stream have also been legendary including California Chrome, Gun Runner, Mucho Gusto and Life is Good to name a few. The 2023 music headliners will include American pop rock band, OneRepublic and Norwegian DJ/Producer, Kygo

This year, Pegasus chief honcho, Belinda Stronach has announced new partnerships to take the event to the next level. 

“The Pegasus World Cup is everything Miami is – dynamic, unique, sexy, colorful and fun!  I can’t think of better partners to collaborate with than David Grutman, Groot Hospitality, and Palm Tree Crew, to bring the best in food, entertainment and the VIP Miami lifestyle to horse racing’s hottest event,” said Belinda Stronach, Chairwoman, CEO and President, 1/ST. 

Groot Hospitality, formed by David Grutman is a Miami Beach based collective of top hotspots including nightclubs LIV and Story, restaurants Gekko, Komodo, The Key Club, Papi Steak, Strawberry Moon and Swan, plus the Goodtime HotelPharell Williams is a partner in the hotel and Swan while Bad Bunny partnered on Gekko.

1/ST tapped Groot Hospitality’s LIV for a trackside takeover of Gulfstream Park’s Carousel ClubLIV with Palm Tree Crew will curate a uniquely Miami experience featuring top-tier entertainment, celebrities, VIP hospitality, programming and post-race A-list performances by Kygo and OneRepublic. Groot Hospitality restaurants Komodo, Papi Steak, Key Club and Gekkō will serve Carousel Club guests trackside as they enjoy Whispering Angel, the Official Rosé of the 2023 Pegasus World Cup. Tickets for this year’s LIV with Palm Tree Crew experience at the Carousel Club feature an “All For One” package, including a full open bar from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., complimentary bites and a $25 wagering credit on 1/ST BET.

In the Flamingo Room, which offers a premium luxury setting with a bird’s eye view of the track, and in the Private Luxury Suites, guests will be delighted by Groot Hospitality’s newest hotspots Gekkō and The Key Club, alongside signature offerings from Komodo, Papi Steak and Swan. Gekkō boasts premium steak cuts, jaw-dropping sushi inventions and delicious seafood options, while The Key Club is known for its fresh-catch fish and flavorful steaks. Guests will enjoy a live performance by Brian Newman, the iconic jazz vocalist and trumpeter who is currently the bandleader and arranger for Lady Gaga’s Jazz & Piano Las Vegas residency show, and who has collaborated with legendary performers Wynton Marsalis and Tony Bennett.

The 2023 Pegasus World Cup is presented by Baccarat, the official trophy provider.  The winners will be awarded with handcrafted 20-inch black crystal trophies incorporating Greek mythology inspired symbols of power, joy, light and energy.

Transportation partner Brightline will provide guests with a new way to get to the 2023 Pegasus World Cup from their new Aventura station. 

Tickets can be purchased online at

Luxury Suites and VIP packages are available by contacting [email protected].