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Twenty-year-old sensation Lucy Deslauriers rode her longtime partner, Hester, to top honors in Friday’s $75,000 Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier CSI4* Presented by LONGINES at the Hampton Classic.
Activity in the jumper rings picked up speed Friday morning at the Hampton Classic, with qualifying classes taking place for those hoping to move forward to the weekend’s finals, and championships being awarded in divisions having taken place throughout the week.
American Catherine Tyree takes second and third in field of 57.
Five years ago, Collin was bound for slaughter in Belgium – purchased for the price of meat – when Brazilian rider Luiz Francisco de Azevedo got a call to try and “do something with this crazy horse.” Thursday at the Hampton Classic, de Azevedo put his trust in Collin and they came away with the win in the $40,000 FEI Speed Stake.
The Hampton Classic represents the culmination of the outdoor season for many show hunters in America. Top hunters are crowned and now begin their preparations for the indoor fall events.
Win extends her lead in the $30,000 LONGINES Rider Challenge.
Adrienne Sternlicht claimed the $10,000 Wölffer Estate Open Jumper 1.40m speed class, with Fantast, their third win in a row at the Hampton Classic. They stopped the clock in a time of 55.868 seconds. Ireland’s Richie Moloney was second with Merqusio on a time of 57.121 seconds and Molly Ashe-Cawley and Berdien were third, in a time of 57.255 seconds.
Elli Yeager of Wellington, FL took top honors Tuesday afternoon in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search presented by The Atlantic Southampton.
The Hampton Classic celebrates elegance and beauty not only on the competition field but across all areas of the 65-acre showgrounds.
Animal Welfare and Adoption Day celebrated its ninth year at the Hampton Classic Monday, welcoming dogs, cats and horses from a variety of animal rescues and shelters on Long Island and beyond.
The 2019 Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Championship Finals were held at the Hampton Classic Monday, with 19 riders across three divisions competing for the year-end titles, generously presented by BNB Bank.
Local Day at the Hampton Classic Showcases Top Horses and Riders from Long Island
Sunday, August 25 was opening day of the 44thAnnual Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the most prestigious hunter-jumper equestrian events in the nation. Showcasing the highest levels of the sport, the world-class event hosts hundreds of top riders and horses from across North America and abroad.