On August 4 David Myers, achieved a goal that many harness racing drivers aspire to reach but rarely get to. Myers drove Dipolomats Mistress to his 1,000 driving victory at the Ross County Fair in Chillicothe.
Later that day, he surpassed the milestone by winning with Rain Dance Maggy and thus reaching 1,001 wins. Myers, 54, is a current resident of Logan, Ohio and has driven at Scioto Downs Racino for many years.
He first started driving in 1977 and had 8 starts that year. He has now driven 7,652 horses that have made almost $4.5-million. David is also an accomplished trainer with 209 training wins since 1991.