Driver Ronnie Wrenn Jr., who has a lock on the 2013 North American dash title, told harnessracing.com Friday morning that he will miss about a month of action as a result of wrist surgery scheduled for Jan. 6 at The Ohio State University.
Through Dec. 26, the 27-year-old Wrenn has 696 victories, a 51-win lead over runner-up Dave Palone, who has won four national dash titles including in 2012. Wrenn's win total this year has mostly come at Northfield Park, where he has a comfortable lead in the local standings with 370 victories.
"It's my right wrist, it's an old sports injury that I've put off for years now and dealt with,” Wrenn explained by cell phone as he was traveling from spending Christmas in his home state of Michigan to his home near Northfield Park where he was scheduled to drive Friday night. "I am going to take the time to get it fixed.
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