Hardy Wins CBY Training Title
Canterbury celebrates its meet-end winners.
September 15, 2014
Ed Ross Hardy won the Quarter Horse training title at the recently-concluded Canterbury Park race meet. Hardy finished with 17 wins, one more than defending champion Stacy Charette-Hill, claiming his 11th title at the Shakopee, Minnesota, racetrack.Stormy Smith won his first riding title at Canterbury. His 16 victories were one better than last year’s winner Jorge Torres. Bob and Julie Petersen of Cokato, Minnesota, were the leading owners for the meet with eight wins. The Petersen’s 3-year-old homebred filly Dirt Road Queen was named Quarter Horse of the Meet. She won four of five starts with victories in the Minnesota Stallion Breeders’/North Central Derby, the Bob Morehouse Stakes, and the Cash Caravan Stakes. She also finished second in the Minnesota Derby.
On September 13, Canterbury Park closed its 20th meet since it reopened in 1995.
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