Tuesday, September 27 2016 by Editor
Media Contact: Sara Lowenstein 614.416.7100 email@example.com McLain Ward and Tina La Boheme Claim The New Albany Classic Event reaches $30 million raised for The Center for Family Safety and Healing [New Albany, Ohio] September 25, 2016 – In a highly competitive field that included three Silver Medal-winning members of the United States Show Jumping Olympic team, McLain Ward and Tina La Boheme emerged from the group of 25 riders to claim the Authentic Cup and their share of the $125,000 prize money at the 19 th annual New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day . This marks the fourth win for Ward at The New Albany Classic (including 2004 on Goldika, 2011 on Pjotter Van De Zonnehoeve, 2012 on Pjotter Van De Zonnehoeve). Photo: Curtis Wallis Founded and hosted by Abigail Wexner at her home in New Albany, Ohio, the FEI CSI 2* and USEF 5* rated competition drew over 15,000 attendees and generated more than $1.7 million to support family violence initiatives in central Ohio provided by The Center for Family Safety & Healing . This year’s class was formidable, with 9 riders of the 25 combinations going clear over the Richard Jeffery designed course.