Hustled away from post position four by driver, the speedy daughter of --Fox Valley Poetry easily made the front and was unchallenged as she cruised through splits of 28.3, 58.3 & 1:28.0.
Setting sail for the money, the Michael Rogers trained miss powered home in 28.1, easily rebuffing the challenge of a pocket sitting Bailey's Wish () who was forced to settle for the bridesmaid role once again. Say No Mo ( ) was a non-threatening third, 8 Â¾ lengths behind the winner.
After a strong freshman campaign, much of which was spent toiling on the half-mile ovals on the Illinois Fair Circuit, Macie Rae has really stepped up her game on the one-mile oval here at Balmoral Park in her second season winning six of seven starts this year. The bay filly now boasts a career record of 13-3-4 in 26 starts with earnings of $53,907.
Bet as though defeat was out of the question Macie Rae returned $2.60, $2.10 & $2.10 to her legion of backers.