Little and Charlie Jayne Lead Show Jumping Hall of Fame
Jumper Classic Series East Conference Following Florida
FL April 8, 2002 After six exciting member events
held in the East Conference in February and March, Marilyn Little
and Charlie Jayne stand atop the 2002 Show Jumping Hall of Fame
Jumper Classic Series Leader Board. The series kicked off in February
and runs through November, culminating in the first-ever Year End
Championship to be held at the National Horse Show.
the first competition of the month of March, the $15,000 Amateur-Owner
Jumper Classic, held during the Tommy Bahama Open, February 27-
March 3 in Wellington, FL, Kate Bomgaars and Jupiter came away with
the blue ribbon. Second went to Judy Garofalo and Kartouche, with
third place going to Robert Kraut aboard Athletico. In the $15,000
BET on Jazz Junior Jumper Classic, Anna McKnight picked up both
the first and second place ribbons on Marina and Maeva, respectively.
Third place went to Paige Johnson with Reddy Teddy. For the first
time this year, the Show Jumping Hall of Fame is offering separate
series for amateur-owner riders and for junior riders.
In the $15,000 Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, held in Wellington,
FL during the Cosequin Wellington Finale, March 6-10, current Series
Leader Marilyn Little aboard Corrada rode away with the win. Second
went to Jennifer Hoctor with Narew and third to Louise Otten and
Battleskin William. In the $15,000 BET on Jazz Junior Jumper Classic,
Paige Johnson and Just Dreamin emerged victorious. Cody Baird
aboard Baby Grand placed second and Michael Morrissey aboard Laser
At the Suncoast Internationale, held March 13-17 in Tampa, FL, a
combined $10,000 Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic was held. Junior
rider Charlie Jayne and Melbourne took the win, with Z-Max and Meghan
Moran in second and Highfly and Eliza Shuford in third.
In the $10,000 Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic held at the Tampa Bay
Classic in Tampa, FL, March 20-24, Jonathan Phillips and Jewels
Idiam claimed first place. Gina Mancuso and Petranella and Danielle
Torano and Von Pilot placed second and third respectively. In the
$10,000 BET on Jazz Junior Jumper Classic, Michael Morrissey and
Gera took home the win. Second went to Melbourne and Charlie Jayne
and third place went to Golden-Boy 6 and Derek Braun.
In the final Show Jumping Hall of Fame Series event of March, the
Tournament of Champions, held in Tampa, FL, March 28-31, Emily Watson
and Meatrine, emerged victorious in the $10,000 Amateur-Owner Jumper
Classic. Second went to the current Series leader, Marilyn Little
aboard Corrado. Gina Mancuso and Petranella earned third place.
In the $10,000 BET on Jazz Junior Jumper Classic, Series Leader
Charlie Jayne and Melbourne captured first place honors for the
second time of the month. Jaynes sister, Maggie, aboard Jubilent,
placed second and Evan Coluccio on White Russian were third.
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, which is sponsored
in part by a grant from the National Horse Sports Foundation, holds
classes at 51 horse shows across the country. The Series is designed
to give Amateur-Owner and Junior riders an opportunity to compete
at higher levels and serves as a proving ground for many riders
who aspire to someday represent the United States in international
For more information about the 2002 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper
Classic Series, including a series schedule, please visit the Show
Jumping Hall of Fame website at www.showjumpinghalloffame.net.
2002 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series Leader Board,
sponsored by Kinloch Enterprises, Inc, Gotham Enterprises and Mr.
and Mrs. William Van Dyke appears below:
Show Jumping Hall of Fame East Conference Standings
Division through May 3
Rider Owner Points
1. Melbourne Charlie Jayne Alex Jayne 90
2. Just Dreamin Paige Johnson Salamander Farm 52
3. Gera Michael Morrissey Eugene Mische 38
4. Jubilent Maggie Jayne Alex Jayne 37
5. Marina Anna McKnight Anna McKnight 36
6. Z-Max Meghan Moran Meghan Moran 34
Division through May 3
Rider Owner Points
1. Corrada Marilyn Little Raylyn Farm 61
2. Petranella Gina Mancuso Kathleen Mancuso 41
3T. Madonna Christine Tribble Candy Tribble 40
3T. Jewels Idiam Jonathan Phillips Jeffery Phillips 40
5T. Meatrine Emily Watson Emily Watson 30
5T. Jupiter Kate Bomgaars Kate Bomgaars 30