Race favourite Fox Valley Oracle was a 1:55.4 winner in the $17,450 Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association Stake for three-year-old pacing fillies on Thursday night at Maywood Park.
With Brian Carpenter handling the driving, Fox Valley Oracle made it to the front from post three, and she would front the field of eight through stations of :28.1, :57.2, and 1:26.3.
Fox Valley Oracle would then use a :29.1 final kicker to seal the win by three and three-quarter lengths over Cotton Candy (John De Long). Fancy Too (Todd Warren) finished third.
John Butenschoen trains Fox Valley Oracle, a daughter of Sportsmaster, for owners Baron Racing Stable, Eugene Schick, and Jean Goehlen. This was Fox Valley Oracle's second win from 16 attempts this year and her sixth career victory. She has now earned $119,522 in 2010 and $315,948 lifetime.