Race of the Week 2017

Peppi Knows Two-Turn Racing

When favored eightyfiveinafifty blew the first turn of the Whirlaway Stakes, he left a wide open race for the other four entrants. Philip J. Messina’s Peppi Knows took full advantage of the opportunity. Already a seasoned stakes performer–he won last year’s Finger Lakes Juvenile Stakes and ran second to Buddy's Saint in the 2009 Remsen Stakes (gr. II)–the bay gelding nailed down his first two-turn stakes victory in a manner as workmanlike as Eightyfiveinafifty’s was erratic Read More

 

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