Updated on 09/17/2011 11:35AM

Philadelphia: Astrid hangs on

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Astrid ($15.60) holds off Fresh Tracks by a neck to win the $100,000 My Juliet Stakes at Philadelphia Park.

Front-running Astrid ($15.60) was wobbly through the stretch, but held off Fresh Tracks by a neck in the $100,000 My Juliet Stakes at Philadelphia Park.

Astrid, a 5-year-old mare ridden by Jose Flores for trainer John Dowd, set fractions of 22.41 and 45.49 seconds while shadowed by Fresh Tracks, the 5-2 favorite in the field of seven fillies and mares. Astrid drifted during the stretch, but refused to let Fresh Tracks get past her. A winner of 8 of 19 starts, Astrid completed the six furlongs on a sloppy track in 1:10.65