In the second division, run between the Secretariat and Beverly D, 8-1 Soonerette and 9-1 Lady Candidate dueled for the lead through fractions of 48.38 and 1:12.76 before tiring. 5-2 second choice Leading Astray and jockey Eduardo Perez, fourth early, overcame traffic trouble and outfinished late-running 2-1 favorite Freedom Reigns by a nose in 1:42.90. It was another 1/2 length back to 21-1 longest shot Drama Drama third.
Winning trainer and co-owner Chris Block said "Today was a test" and that she would go next in the Pucker Up Stakes (G3) on September 15.
On to the 2012 Arlington Million and American St. Leger Stakes won by Little Mike and Jakkalberry.