Carterista was a familiar name to racing fans in the 1990’s, and Ron trained the hard-knocking grass specialist through the greater part of distinguished career that spanned almost a decade. the Dr. Carter gelding always seemed to compete against the best of his division- vs. rivals such as AWAD, MECKE, THE VID and many others. He banked over $753,000 and finished with a remarkable 27 wins from 102 starts.
CARTERISTA was voted Florida-bred grass champion by the Florida Breeders Association. After he retired, a race was bnamed after him in his honor- The Carterista Handicap.