Charley Hunt Gets 1,000

Trainer reaches 1,000 win milestone.

July 16, 2012

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On July 6, trainer Charley Hunt reached a milestone of 1,000 training wins. He joins a select group of 33 trainers to accomplish the task.

The win was earned by Horton Racing LLC’s Call Her Hero. The Valiant Hero filly won an 870-yard maiden race at Fair Meadows at Tulsa by a resounding 8 lengths. She was ridden by Randy Wilson.

Hunt has since 1977 trained the winners of 1,000 races from 5,847 starts, including 104 stakes wins. His horses have earned more than $9.2 million.

They include Grade 1 winners Classified As Dash, Rare Bar and Junos Request as well as Restricted Grade 1 winners Racy Runner and Vedem.