05/14/2014 6:29PM

Litfin: Dynamic Impact has right numbers on dirt

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Among the many things that make Thoroughbred racing the greatest game played outdoors is perception. Colleague and Eclipse Award winner Marcus Hersh struck a chord after last Saturday’s Peter Pan Stakes, tweeting (paraphrasing): Tonalist beating Irish You Well by six lengths in the Peter Pan with a 101 Beyer Figure equals the second coming. Dynamic Impact beating the same horse with a 102 in the Illinois Derby equals crickets.