40-1 long shot Rumor Mill pulled off a stunning upset to highlight Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were three Sire Stakes divisions held with purses ranging from $75,320 to $75,720 for 2-year-old pacing fillies.
Rumor Mill (-Chippie Gabby), trained by Jim King Jr., hadn't finished higher than fourth in her previous three starts coming into Wednesday night, but guided her from last early to rally in the stretch for the win by a length in 1:53:1. Macarena Mama finished second and Safe From Terror picked up the show.
Form held in the remaining two Sire Stakes divisions, as a pair of favorites driven bydelivered. Southwind Roulette ( -Southwind Rio), trained by , won a hard-fought split in 1:51 for her second straight Sire Stakes victory. Aria Hanover ( -Allamerican Cognac), trained by , battled to her Sire Stakes victory with a winning time of 1:53:3 in her division.