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Bridgehampton, NY – June 27, 2019 – The 2019 Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the country’s largest outdoor shows and a prominent fixture on the hunter-jumper circuit, will welcome back the nation’s elite horses and riders who will compete for more than $800,000 in prize money and prestigious titles on August 25-September 1 in Bridgehampton, NY. The 44th annual event will feature five International Equestrian Federation (FEI) classes this year, culminating in the thrilling $300,000 DOHA.INC Grand Prix that will showcase the biggest names in the sport, including Olympic, World and National Champions.
Bridgehampton, NY - September 06, 2018 - The 43rd annual Hampton Classic Horse Show featured more than 200 classes of hunter, jumper and equitation classes for approximately1600 horses and riders of all ages and abilities.
Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam wins the $30,000 LONGINES Rider Challenge
The 43rd edition of the Hampton Classic Horse Show ended in spectacular fashion Sunday, with America’s McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, capturing the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix presented by Douglas Elliman for a record seventh time.
Stephanie Danhakl swept the top three places in the $10,000 Hermès Hunter Classic Sunday morning at the Hampton Classic, the final hunter competition at the 43rd edition of the horse show.
Taylor St. Jacques, 19, won the $25,000 DAWTS Junior/Amateur Owner 1.45m Show Jumping Derby Sunday morning at the Hampton Classic, on the final day of competition of this year’s horse show.
The Irish flag flew once again the Hampton Classic for Shane Sweetnam, after he won Saturday’s $70,000 LONGINES Cup with Indra van de Oude Heihoef, owned by the Blue Buckle Group. It was also two years in a row for Sweetnam, as he won this class in 2017 with another of his top mounts, Main Road.
Following two rounds of competition Saturday at the Hampton Classic, Mimi Gochman of Palm Beach, FLA came out on top in the $10,000 Equitation Championship presented by Palm Beach International Academy.
Kids’ Day presented by News 12 returned to the Hampton Classic Saturday, featuring special activities to educate, entertain and delight kids of all ages. Always one of the most popular days for families at the Classic, children under 12 from Long Island and all around the New York metropolitan area enjoyed free admission, free lunch boxes from News 12, complimentary pony rides, animals, games, music, MAGIC and educational exhibits.