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Diggin A Trench Dominates Golden Boy

Published: August 30, 2015 2:41 am ET

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Diggin A Trench continued his stakes win streak on the Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit with an eight-length romp in the second leg of the Golden Boy Stakes for sophomore pacing colts and gelding on Saturday at Miami.

With Don Howlett catch-driving for the $4,097 Manitoba-sired stakes event, Diggin A Trench led his foes through fractions of :31.2, 1:01.3 and 1:33.1 over the "good" track en route to the 2:05.1 triumph. The son of Armrbo Trench is now six-for-seven in his debut season and has not lost a race against stakes competition. Hillybilly Broke and Owens Fascination completed the top three finish order. Trainer Richard Rey and Janet Rey share ownership of the homebred colt, who has banked $16,078 to date.

Timely Grace won the $4,052 second round of the Silk Lace for three-year-old pacing fillies, keeping leg one winner Rocket To The Top at bay in a career-best 2:07.1 mile. Blake Piwnuik drove the One Big Buster filly for trainer Trevor Williams and co-owner Michael Williams.

Baylor Out and trainer/driver/owner Marc Fillion defeated stablemate Als Happy Baylor in a two-horse, non-wagering Kindergarten Stakes event for freshmen. The race, which carried a purse of $3,120, was clocked in 2:11.4 with Baylor Out five lengths the best. The Armbro Baylor colt is now two-for-four to start his career.

In the $1,900 Preferred Pace, Another Great Pick converted off a pocket trip behind Cheyenne Dusk to defeat that rival by half a length in 2:02. The five-year-old son of Charms Shark was driven by Dean Rey for breeder Justin Rey and trainer Roland Rey, who share ownership.

To view Saturday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Saturday Results - Miami.


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