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He's A Beachboy sets world record at Thunder Ridge
Sunday, May 29, 2011 - by Matt Stephens

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Prestonsburg, KY --- He's A Beachboy set a world record during closing day of the 2011 Thunder Ridge meet in the quarter-mile dash by pacing the fastest time ever on a half-mile track in :27.

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He's A Beachboy won the quarter-mile dash in a time of :27.

The 5-year-old son of Jenna's Beach Boy-Angela's Goldie, trained and driven by Dale Loney, quickly cleared the field of five from post position four and went on to win by 1-3/4 lengths.

Thunder Ridge Race Secretary Billy Perkins is no stranger to world records, as he wrote the 11/16th-mile world record at Hawthorne Racecourse in 2004.

"Both times I was looking through the record book and wanted to have a race that would be entertaining and generate some excitement," Perkins said.

Owned by Amy Loney, He's A Beachboy now heads to Paducah, Ky., for the upcoming Bluegrass Downs meet that runs from June 10-July 10.

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