My Hero Ron Wires Open Pacers

Published: May 23, 2020 09:11 pm EDT

My Hero Ron upset race favourite Sectionline Bigry to win the $18,000 Open Pace at Scioto Downs on Saturday (May 23).

The son of Well Said - Erma La Em launched to the front and fronted the field to a quarter in :26, leading by two lengths at that station. General Dolan attempted a first-over attack after My Hero Ron hit the half-mile marker in :54.4 and third station in 1:22.

GD Western Joe made a two-wide sweep in an effort to catch My Hero Ron, but his competitors were no match. My Hero Ron stretched his lead to two lengths to win in 1:50 over GD Western Joe and Gerado.

My Hero Ron and driver Aaron Merriman winning the Open Pace at Scioto Downs.

My Hero Ron was driven by Aaron Merriman and is trained by Danny Dubeansky for owner Brian Witt. The eight-year-old pacing gelding now sits just shy of millionaire status with $999,663 in career earnings.

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