04/09/2011 4:33PM

Parx: Ramon Preciado, Hartwells team up to sweep both stakes for Pennsylvania-breds

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Golddigger's Boy, ridden by Stewart Elliott, wins the first of two stakes for trainer Ramon Preciado, owner Bill Hartwell, and his wife, Frances, the breeder of the colt.

William Hartwell, his wife Frances, and trainer Ramon Preciado enjoyed a big afternoon at Parx Racing by sweeping both $75,000 stakes for Pennsylvania-breds on the card.

Golddigger’s Boy ($6.20) blew past 3-5 pacesetter Movin’ Out in the stretch to draw away to a 1 3/4-length victory under Stewart Elliott in the seven-furlong Lyman Handicap, then Jemilyn ($6.20), ridden by Angel Arroyo,  held off a late bid by Diva’s Gold to register a repeat victory in the seven-furlong Foxy J.G. Stakes for fillies and mares.

Both horses were bred by Frances Hartwell, owned by William Hartwell, and trained by Preciado.

The 4-year-old Golddigger’s Boy, now 4 for 8 lifetime, was cutting back slightly in distance after beating open company in a second-level allowance going a mile on March 12. He completed seven furlongs on a track upgraded from good to fast in 1:21.24.

Movin’ Out, sent off the favorite in a field of five on the basis of his three-length score in the $75,000 Bensalem on March 15, set fractions of 22.82 and 44.93 seconds before weakening in the stretch. He easily held second, 6 1/4 lengths in front of Whistle Pig. Movin’ Out was also second in the 2009 Lyman.

The 6-year-old mare Jemilyn won the Foxy J.G. by 1 1/4 lengths while snapping a three-race losing streak. She is now 7 for 18 lifetime after covering seven furlongs in 1:22.29.

Diva’s Gold, seeking her first win since she was claimed for $15,000 by trainer Butch Reid last August, was 1 1/4 lengths clear of third-place finisher Bright Abyss, a 10-1 outsider.