Victoria Press Tops $50,000 Hampton Classic Hunter Derby Junior rider beats 42-horse field to open 38th Annual Hampton Classic.
Monday, August 26 2013 by Editor
Bridgehampton, NY-August 25, 2013 – Victoria Press, of New York, N.Y., rode her horse Mayfair to victory in the $50,000 Hampton Classic Hunter Derby, presented by Meadow View Farms, on the opening day of the Hampton Classic Horse Show. Press-at 14 the youngest rider in the 42-horse starting field-confidently guided Mayfair to the best score of the second round to claim the blue ribbon and the $15,000 prize with a two-round score of 178.5. Darragh Kenny urged O’Ryan (171.0) to second place and a $10,000 prize, and Molly Ashe-Crawley claimed the $7,500 third-place prize on Ennzo (170.0)
By Lauren R. Giannini Two years after Andre Dignelli won the 1985 USET Medal Finals East, he started taking his own equitation students to all the fall national finals. In 2012 his Heritage Farm protégées dominated the ASPCA Maclay Championships: Jacob Pope won (see related story this issue), Lillie Keenan was reserve champion and Shaefer
Tuesday, October 02 2012 by Editor
Upper Marlboro, MD – October 1, 2012 – The Capital Challenge Horse Show kicked off hunter competition today at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center. Ten divisions had their opening classes, and the class winners were honored in presentations.