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NBC to televise first Pegasus World Cup

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 26 / 16

Owners have paid $1M apiece for the 12 slots in the race, to be run at Gulfstream Park. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group to broa...

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