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Charlie May named 2020 Ohio Horse of the Year

January 07, 2021
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For owner Don Tiger he wasn’t sure what he had with homebred Charlie May.  “I sent the horse to Steve Carter and the first day he called and told me he was pretty talented, but that was way early in the game.  I was hoping and praying that we would just make the races,” said Tiger.  
 
After winning the Next Generation, Charlie May, the son of McCardle out of Stipple Hanover by Western Hanover, won two legs of the Ohio Sires Stakes, before capturing the final at Scioto Downs.  He also won the Ohio Breeder’s Championship at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in September.  For 2020, Charlie May won seven of nine races and earned $328,627.
 
Tiger, a Pennsylvania native, says Charlie May has that steelworker mentality.  “Every time he goes to the racetrack, he gives it 110%.  He has a little bit of attitude.  He’s gentle and playful but knows that he’s good at what he does.” 
 
Charlie May will be honored during the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association’s virtual award show on January 16, 2021.  The awards show is scheduled to air on the OHHA YouTube channel at 7:00 PM.
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