Zipessa Wins Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes at Parx Racing
Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania was the scene of the $200,000 Grade 3 Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes on Independence Day July 4. Fillies and mares three years old and upward were featured as they took to Parx's turf track and raced 1 1/16 miles. Empyrean Stables' 5-2 third choice Zipessa posted her first graded stakes score in gate-to-wire fashion - by a solid two lengths. Grade 2 winner and 2-1 second betting choice Tuttipaesi rallied for second while Tiger Ride finished third in the field of seven at 4-1 odds. 8-5 favorite Tammy the Torpedo faded to fourth while Devilwenttogeorgia, Serious Happiness, and Keystone Kelly completed the order of finish. Inside Out and Navajo Kitten scratched.
2016 Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (5-8) Paid: $28.60
- $1 Trifecta (5-8-6) Paid: $39.30
- $1 Superfecta (5-8-6-4) Paid: $62.70
- $2 Pick 3 (11/4/5) Paid: $519.00
- $1 Pick 4 (4/7,10,11/4/5) Paid: $1,222.70