NEW YORK (AP) _ Dr. Rockett pulled off to a 9 1/4-length victory over Silent Fred in Wednesday's $44,000 allowance feature for older horses at Aqueduct.

The win was only the second in 32 career starts for Dr. Rockett, who covered the 1 1/8 miles in 1:52 2/5 over a fast track.

Dr. Rockett, ridden by Tim Thornton, returned $6.60, $3.60 and $3. Silent Fred returned $3.40 and $2.70, and Noblest paid $4.40 to show.