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Kimberly Frey Wins Thursday Feature at 33rd Annual Lake Placid Horse Show

Lake Placid, NY – June 27, 2002 –Kimberly Frey of Hume, VA rode Conawara to victory in the Lake Placid Lodge Power and Speed Stake Thursday at the 33rd annual Lake Placid Horse Show.

McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, the top ranked rider on the U.S. Equestrian Team (USET) Show Jumping Rider List and winner of last Sunday’s $50,000 Rolex USET Show Jumping Championship, took an early lead in the class when he rode Galant to fault-free rides over both portions of the course, finishing the speed section in 32.919 seconds.

Frey, the 19th of 39 entries to ride the 10-jump power portion of the course at the North Elba Showgrounds, moved Ward out of the lead by matching his fault-free performance and bettering his time over the five-jump speed section by finishing in 32.900 seconds.

The remaining entries failed to catch Frey’s time with the closest being Candice King of Wellington, FL who wound up third behind Frey and Ward after finishing fault-free in 33.393 seconds on Espadon. Two-time U.S. Olympic veteran Lisa Jacquin of Collegeville, PA finished fourth with a time of 34.201 seconds on Justice.

More than 1300 horses and the nation’s best show jumping riders are at the Lake Placid Horse Show competing for $360,000 prize money. The horse show continues through Sunday, June 30 when it concludes with the $50,000 Budweiser Grandprix of Lake Placid Presented by Jaguar/Land Rover for the Whitney Perpetual Challenge Trophy. The Grandprix will be preceded by the Juliam Farm Leadline Class for riders up to age seven. The 25th annual I Love New York Horse Show follows, July 3-7. The highlight of the I Love New York Horse Show is the $50,000 I Love New York Grandprix on Saturday, July 6.

In addition to the two AGA Grandprix Series events, the schedule also includes North American League (NAL) classes, Adult/Children's Jumper events and Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic series events for junior riders and amateur/owner riders on Sunday, June 30 and Saturday, July 6. There are also numerous hunter and equitation divisions including World Championship Hunter Rider Classes and Hunter Classics.

The Lake Placid Horse Shows are made possible through the generosity of many supporters and sponsors. Sponsors for the 2002 Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows include A&M Beverages, Inc., Adirondack Rustic, American Grandprix Association, Anonymous, Ariat, Brandy Parfums, Inc., Budweiser/Anheuser-Busch, Inc., C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery, Inc., Jane F. Clark, Lisa A. H. Cudahy, Der-Dau Custom Made Boots, David Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Golden Arrow Hotel, Hilton Lake Placid Resort, Jaguar, Juliam Farm, Lake Placid/Essex County Visitors’ Bureau, Lake Placid Lodge, Land Rover, Lonesome Landing, M & M Mars, McDonalds, Miller’s Harness Company, Mirror Lake Inn, Moss Communications, Nicola’s Family Restaurants, On a Fence Designs and Rentals, ORDA-Whiteface Mountain, the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group, Inc., Pin Oak Farm, Price Chopper, Red Kap Sales, Inc./Citgo, Salamander Farm, Sand Castle Farm, Sidelines, Supracor, The Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar, The Country Saddler, Ltd., The Hooker Family, The Phelps School, The Phillips Family, Town of North Elba Park District, Trelawny Farm, Turtle Lane Farm, Unusual Silver, Wild Horse Winery, and WPTZ News Channel 5.

The Lake Placid horse shows feature four rings of action with competition running from 8:00 a.m. to late afternoon, Wednesday through Sunday each week. Admission to the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows is just $2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Tickets are available at the gate. Guided walking tours of the Lake Placid Horse Shows are available at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday through Friday, for just $1.00. Tours leave from the Lake Placid Horse Show retail booth.

For more information, please call the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at (518) 523-9625 or visit the web site at



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