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Peppers Pride Seeks US Record 17th Consecutive Win
Unbeaten New Mexico-bred 5YO mare Peppers Pride (Desert God-Lady Pepper, by Chili Pepper Pie) "is on target for her shot at thoroughbred racing history on Sunday, when she will try to set the modern North American record of 17 consecutive victories in the Lincoln Handicap" at Ruidoso Downs in, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Joseph Allen home-bred Peppers Pride (trained by Joel Marr) tied the record of 16 consecutive wins held by Citation, Cigar, Hallowed Dreams & Mister Frisky with a 2-lengths victory in the Russell & Hellen Foutz Distaff Handicap on April 26 at Sun Ray Park. She has been assigned high weight of 127 pounds for the Lincoln Handicap (conceding at least 11 pounds to her challengers).