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NEW YORK (AP) _ Drama Queen took the lead in midstretch on Thursday's Belmont Park allowance feature and drew away to a decisive 8-length victory.

Pretty Brassy was second in the field of twelve another, 3 1/4lengths ahead of Little Lori Lu.

The win was the second in three starts this year for Drama Queen, who was ridden by Aaron Gryder and went seven furlongs in 1:23 4/5.

Drama Queen returned $4.30, $3.40 and $2.50. Pretty Brassy paid $10.20 and $9.60 and the Little Lori Lu-Jettalyn entry was $3.00.