VERNON — Dreams Beachboy and driver Gates Brunet took the featured pace on Saturday at Vernon Downs.
Dreams Beachboy charged to the front and led the seven horses. Dreams Beachboy, who is owned by Crawford Farms Racing and trained by Brunet, had plenty left in the tank as they turned for home. He would breeze in the stretch to win in a seasonal best time of 1:50.3. Nito Glistening (Brett Crawford) claimed second. Golden Gun (John MacDonald) finished third.
Dreams Beachboy is a 7-year-old gelding by Somebeachsomewhere. It was his fourth win in nine starts this season. He now owns 29 career victories.
Howard Parker and John MacDonald each drove three winners on the night. Parker got his wins with Frisky Joe, Daliocity and Music Matters. MacDonald got his victories with Brookdale Bruiser, Down On Mainstreet and Sapient Hanover. MacDonald is now just three wins shy of 4000 victories for his career,
Vernon Downs returns to live racing with a 10-race card on Thursday at 6:10 p.m.
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