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On Promised Land, she earns the top prize.
Just two of the 30 horses that started the $25,000 Marder's Show Jumping Derby at the Hampton Classic could qualify for the jump-off, where Promised Land, with Addison Gierkink aboard, defeated Chamonix H, with Kelli Cruciotti aboard.
The rider who accumulated the most points in the Open Jumper Classes will receive a $30,000 cash prize and a Longines timepiece. This year the winner of the Longines Rider Challenge, with 300 points, is Irish rider Richie Moloney. Darragh Kenny also of Ireland was 2nd with 283 points, and Ramiro Quintana of Argentina was 3rd with 195 points. Full standings can be viewed by downloading the attachment to this release. $30,000 Longines Rider Challenge - Final Standings for 2014
They win division's biggest prizes.
Caroline Passarelli of High Falls, NY, and Sophie Gochman of New York City notched the highest honors in the pony division at the 39th Annual Hampton Classic.
His speed earns him a signature watch.
Darragh Kenny of Ireland galloped Picolo to the fastest jump-off time to claim the $40,000 Longines Cup, presented by the Crown Family, at the Hampton Classic.
Thousands of children enjoy animals and other activities.
Optimum® Kids Day proved once again to be a huge hit at the 39th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show. More than 1,000 children, from Long Island and all around the New York metropolitan area, enjoyed pony rides, a petting zoo, wildlife exhibits, musical entertainment and dancing, magic acts and much more, just a few steps from the action in the Grand Prix Ring and in the hunter rings.
The rider accumulating the most points in the Open Jumper Classes will receive a $30,000 cash prize and a Longines timepiece. The three leading riders after competition on Saturday, August 30 are Darragh Kenny with 283 points, Richie Moloney with 230, and Shane Sweetnam with 177.5. Full standings can be viewed by downloading the attachment to this release. LONGINES Rider Challenge Standings After Afternoon Session - Saturday, August 30, 2014
Eddie Blue and Imerald Van Het Voorhof win age-group titles.
Devin Ryan rode Eddie Blue to victory in the $20,000 SHF Enterprises YJC 5-Year-Old Final, presented by North Star, and Cody Auer rode Imerald Van Het Voorhof to victory in the $30,000 Split Rock Farm YJC 6-Year-Old Final at the 39th Annual Hampton Classic.
Florida-based rider wins Grand Champion Junior Hunter Rider title.
Victoria Colvin of Loxahatchee, FL, earned the most awards in the Junior Hunter division at the Hampton Classic.
Colvin, 16, was named the Grand Champion Junior Hunter Rider after winning the Small Junior Hunter, 16-17, Championship and Reserve Championship awards, the Large Junior Hunter, 16-17, Reserve Championship, and she ode two of the three horses who tied for the Junior Hunter High-Score Award.
Carissimo victorious in Grand Prix Ring.
Molly Ashe-Cawley and Carissimo scored a comeback victory in the $50,000 Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier, presented by Longines, at the Hampton Classic. Their jump-off time of 43.80 seconds defeated Karen Polle, representing Japan, on With Wings (44.38) and Ronan McGuigan, representing Ireland, on Capall Zidane (46.99).
The rider accumulating the most points in the Open Jumper Classes will receive a $30,000 cash prize and a Longines timepiece. The three leading riders after morning competitions on Friday, August 29 are Darragh Kenny with 208 points, Richie Moloney with 200, and Shane Sweetnam with 177.5. Full standings can be viewed by downloading the attachment to this release. LONGINES Rider Challenge Standings After Afternoon Session - Friday, August 29, 2014