It was the battle of the $2 million "ladies" in Friday's feature race at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, a Preferred Handicap for Fillies and Mares. Seven fillies and mares went to the gate in the race, the 10th on the card, with a purse of $25,000.
The skies opened up prior to the race, but that didn't stop this field from jetting out of the gate. George Napolitano Jr. gunned Show Runner (-Peace Runner) out of the gate, followed by Rocklamation (-Art Sale) with in the bike, and Anndrovette (-Easy Miss), but Anndrovette, piloted by Hall of Famer took over approaching the half-mile post.
Fractions were 25.3; 54.3; 122.3; and the $2.9 million mare Anndrovette held on over a fast-charging Rocklamation for the win in 1:50.4. Lucy's Pearl (-Remember When) was third, driven by .
The victory was the 14th start this season and the 5th win for the 7-year-old mare, trained by .
by Jennifer Starr, for Pocono Downs