As a 12-1 shot, In Your Room not only upended a field of condition trotters on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs but she also matched a world record in the process. The race, a condition for non-winners of $25,000 in the last five starts, carried a purse of $21,000.
Leaving from post position #2 in a field of seven, In Your Room (-Chris Image), a five year-old mare trained by , found a spot on the inside not too far off the scorching pace set by Money On My Mind. Other horses faltered in the chase, but In Your Room stayed close enough to rally under the urging of in the stretch and upend the very game Money On My Mind by three-quarters of a length. Smoother Rode finished 3rd.
The winning time of 1:51:4 matched the track and world record for aged trotting mares on a 5/8-mile oval. That mark was set earlier this season at Pocono by Beatgoeson Hanover.
In Your Room, owned by Classico Stables, won for the seventh time in 25 races this season. It was her 15th career victory and pushed her career earnings to $185,302.