But the changes are mostly superficial. Hard to pick a race. But I’m telling you, there are many drivers that can drive a good horse. Single season record holder at Northfield Park He competes in at least 10 races, then jumps back in his car and drives to Northfield, sometimes with little regard for the speed limit.

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Aaron Merriman article in The Plain Dealer :: Harnesslink

There are many great people I interact with, and compete with that make it easy as well. Four to five days a week, depending on race scheduling, he leaves his home that is a mile from Northfield Park at 10 a. He instilled a work ethic that I love him for. Aaron Merriman is not the type of person who sets statistical goals, but after becoming on Tuesday the first driver in harness racing history to win at least races in four consecutive years, he admitted to having another number in mind: Is the reason I am who I am today in racing.


Merriman makes history, aims for 1,000

Harness racer Aaron Merriman reads the evenings racing program inside the jockey’s locker room, Wednesday November 21, at Northfield Park. If I don’t, I’ll never set another one again. Northfield has nine more nighttime cards planned: He was back on the track in four months, but now suffers with extreme migraines, which he said requires treatment with the medication Imitrex. Aaron’s staying until the last at The Meadows meant that he did not get to Cleveland’s Northfield Park until the fifth race and had only nine drives in all, but he did add another tally to his continent-leading total by sweeping his field in the last quarter with the pacer Card Dealer.


Morgan is the only other driver to win at least races in three consecutive years, which he accomplished inand Merriman has been the leading driver at Northfield Park six times, and he is on track to lead the “Turns” again in And not easy to get a drive in there.

Harness racer Aaron Merriman walks back to the paddock area after the conclusion of the fourth race, Wednesday November 21, at Northfield Park. His tutelage is unsurpassed.

He made the lead early and only had to deal with a slight challenge from Mesmerized who tired late in the stretch. I think that’s aarin. It makes you better. Posted on November 28, 4: We leave Aaron Merriman with a lead of four, 13 more possible programs of participation to extend that lead Only three drivers have reached 1, wins. Make this country default. Lass A Rope schools her elders. Merriman, who entered Wednesday with wins, is averaging nearly three victories per day and is on pace for 1, wins this season.


My mother not in the business also supported and supports me through all my goals and racing.

He also says long, lukewarm showers offers relief. There is a handful at every track that could succeed anywhere with the right horses.

But I do see myself slowing down schedule wise. Coffee, poured into the to-go cup that he carries, contains enough caffeine to provide a sufficient short-term shot of alertness to get him through the second half of another of his endless runs of equine doubleheaders.

Read More News About Harness racer Aaron Merriman adjusts the fit of his uniform before his first azron of the evening inside the jockey’s locker room, Wednesday November 21, at Northfield Park.

The education I received was great as well. I thought someone else would have done it. Truthfully the money is the biggest change. Back to Home page.