CAMPBELLVILLE, July 31 - Happy Becky improved to three for three capturing the second leg of the Whenuwishuponastar Series Thursday night at Mohawk.
Leg one winner The Show Returns elected to sit out the $12,000 second leg and Happy Becky, who did not race in leg one, stepped in as the 3/5 favourite and cruised to victory in 1:53.
Happy Becky and driver got away fifth around the first turn, but made a powerful backside brush to the lead in the second quarter.
After overtaking the lead at the half in :57.2, Happy Becky posted a :28. third-quarter, followed by an easy looking :27.3 final panel to win by a length and a half over Our Hot Majorette.
Float On By finished just ahead of Macarena Mama in a show photograph, but eight lengths back of the winner.
Happy Becky remains undefeated at three for three with the leg two victory and dropped more than a second off her previous career best for trainer .
The daughter of - Happy Doris now has earnings of $18,000 for owners West Win Stables, J Robert Darrow, Ron Broadstone and .
Happy Becky paid $3.50.
Leg one winner The Show Returns is expected to return for next week's final setting up a potential showdown between the two winners.
The final of the Whenuwishuponastar Series goes next Thursday night (August 7) at Mohawk for a purse of $37,800.
by Mark McKelvie, for WEG