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Veteran pacer Rock Me Over enhanced his reputation as a remarkable bargain when he gave a typical strong frontrunning display to win the 2130m City Discount Tyres Suspension And Brake Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.

The WA-bred seven-year-old, driven by Shannon Suvaljko for Serpentine trainer Matt Scott, was the $1.70 favourite from the prized No. 1 barrier, and he did not let his supporters down with a one-length victory over stablemate Billy Mack ($19.40), rating 1.59.4 and ending a losing sequence of 16.

Scott and stable clients Tony Maguire and his son Ian have no regrets that they outlaid just $6000 about three and a half years ago to purchase Rock Me Over, and now the son of Rock N Roll Heaven has had 129 starts for his new owners for 13 wins, 21 seconds, 21 thirds and $240,657 in prizemoney, boosting his career record to 175 starts for 24 wins, 55 placings and stakes of $366,211.

Rock Me Over resisted an early challenge from $12 chance Marquisard, and he was not seriously troubled on his way to a comfortable win, with a modest final 400m of 30.5sec.

Rock Me Over is a younger half-brother of eight-year-old Handsandwheels, the 2017 WA Derby winner who has earned $670,039 from 28 wins and 27 placings from 86 starts.