The third choice in the wagering, Stormy Pick paid $10.20 for the win and led an exacta worth $108.40. (Chart, Equibase)
Raymond Dweck's Stormy Pick dueled early with the previously unbeaten With Ability before running away to a 1 3/4-length victory over Zonk in the $150,000 Sorority Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Monmouth Park. Under Jose Ferrer, Stormy Pick completed the six furlongs in 1:10.96 over a sloppy track. 1-2 favorite With Ability finished third, followed by Queen Carson, Astrid, You Be Mine, and Textbook Method.The win was the first in a stakes race for the 2-year-old daughter of Storm Creek. Previous to the Sorority, she finished second to Queen Carson in the $50,000 Colleen Stakes. Stormy Pick earned $90,000 for the win, her third from four career starts. She was bred in Florida by Mockingbird Farm and is trained by Ben Perkins Jr.