Schuyler Riley and Ilian Win the $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup by 7/10ths
of A Second
FL February 27, 2003 Schuyler Riley and Ilian won
the $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup today over 41 other competitors. South
Beach Stables owns Ilian, a bay gelding from Holland, who had 4
faults in the jump-off with a time of 37.02 seconds. Second-placed
Profox with Chris Kappler also had 4 faults but a slower time of
37.73 seconds. Six horses qualified for the jump-off - 3 horses
had 8 faults, and 1 horse was eliminated in the jump-off. Profox
is a Rhinelander owned by Jorgen Winroth.
Engle won the $2,500 1.35 m Time First Jump-off with Naram. Impressive
as this pair won the same class yesterday, Wednesday. Naram is owned
by Shay Whitney Griese and beat 74 horses today and was best in
a field of 88 horses yesterday.
Champions completed today included 3 horses ridden by Scott Stewart:
Chopard Regular Conformation Hunter Champion with Scott Stewart
riding for Alexa Weisman. Prove It was Regular Working Hunter Champion
for owner Mimi Tashjian. And Grace was named Champion Second Year
Green Working Hunter for owner Sarah Alvarez. A triple crown for
Scott Stewart. More championships to finish tomorrow.
Conformation Hunters finished today with In Disguise as Champion
again. He was Champion every week except the one week he didnt
show. Sachine Belle rides this beautiful bay for Ellen Toon. And
Ellen is having great success with him in the 35-50 Year Old Adult
Amateur Hunters. Ellen was champion in the division during the Kilkenny/ICH
to the Winter Equestrian Festival are available by phone at 793-JUMP
or at the gate. Admission is free on Wednesdays. Children 12 &
under are free all days. Senior admission is $5 every day. Adult
admission is $5 on Thursday and Friday, $10 on Saturday, and $15
on Sunday. Parking is free.
Equestrian Festival Dates:
week runs Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8:00 AM daily)
Bahama Palm Beach Open February 26 March 2
Cosequin Wellington Finale March 5 9
Zada Enterprises, LLC WEF Dressage Classic March 13
March 9, competitors move to Tampa to continue the Winter Equestrian
for Tampa Winter Equestrian Festival
week of competition runs Wed - Sun beginning at 8:00 AM)
Internationale March 13-16
Tampa Bay Classic March 19-23 CSI***/W
Tournament of Champions March 25-29 CSI**/W
Budweiser American Invitational March 29 in Raymond James Stadium
for Winter Equestrian Festival at Tampa Fairgrounds are Wednesday
through Friday $5. Children under 12 years are free. Saturday and
Sunday Adult tickets are $10. Seniors and Students are $5 all days.
For schedule, directions and information visit www.stadiumjumping.com.
for the Budweiser American Invitational, March 29 at Raymond James
Stadium are available at Ticket Master (813) 287-8844 or at Stadium
Jumping (877) 909-9436.