Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series Leader Board
Continues to Unfold Through the Month of July
FL July 31, 2002 The 2002 Show Jumping Hall of Fame
Jumper Classic Series saw 14 exciting member events in July with
nine in the East Conference and five in the West Conference. The
series kicked off in February and runs through November, culminating
in the Series first-ever Year-End Championship to be held
at the National Horse Show.
Jayne and Melbourne remain the leaders of the junior division in
the East Conference, and Marilyn Little and Corrado still have a
secure hold on to the first place in the amateur-owner division.
In the West Conference, Andrew Ramsay and Lisa lead the junior division,
while Catherine Boettcher and Cordella B sit on top of the amateur-owner
division standings. For the first time this year, the Show Jumping
Hall of Fame is offering separate series for amateur-owner riders
and for junior riders.
Conference Junior Division
In Julys first East Conference competition for juniors, the
combined Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Class at the Showplace Spring
Classic II, July 3-7, in Wayne, IL, L. R Davidson of Chicago, IL
and her mount Cinsational turned in the best junior performance.
The pair placed second place out of a starting field of 14 horse-and-rider
That same weekend in Lake Placid, NY, Maggie Jayne aboard Jubulent,
who currently sit in second place in the series standings, rode
away with the win in the $10,000 Salamander Farm High Junior Jumper
Classic at the I Love New York Horse Show, July 2-6. Randy Sherman
of Pasadena, CA finished second aboard Caldero. Sherman currently
sits in the sixth position in the West Conference.
a combined class at the Merrill Lynch Hunter Jumper Classic, July
14, in Moreland Hills, OH, Kathryn Volk and Cordie were the highest
placing junior pair with their fourth place finish in the class
against a field of 20 horse-and-rider combinations.
the Junior Jumper Classic held at the Manchester Summer Festival,
July 10-14, in East Dorset, VT, Kenzie Snyder rode Aquarius to top
honors over a field of eight horse-and-rider combinations. Derek
Braun and Mandella, who currently occupy the fourth position in
the series standings, finished in second place behind Snyder.
following weekend in the $10,000 Junior Jumper Classic at the Manchester
Classic, July 17-21, in East Dorset, VT, Randy Sherman rode Caldero
to victory over a field of 11 horse-and-rider combinations. Derek
Braun had another impressive finish in the series, finishing in
second place with Mandella.
same weekend in the combined Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic
at the Ledges Summer Classic, July 18-21, Maggie Jayne and Kinda
Blue, who are second in the series standings, finished in first
place topping a field of 14 entries. Finishing in second place behind
Jayne was Melissa Orlick-Zbierski and Intersat Appache.
the top four places in the combined Lamplight High Junior/Amateur-Owner
Jumper Classic at Equifest I, July 23-28, in Wayne, IL junior riders
proved a force. Maggie Jayne made her presence known by taking the
top two places in the class. Jayne won the class on Kinda Blue and
was second on Jubulent. Alison Flury riding Milos 2 and Erin Haas
riding Mir finished third and fourth respectively.
Urioste rode Casanova to victory in the combined Show Jumping Hall
of Fame Junior and Amateur-Owner Classic at Turfway Classic Horse
Show, July 24-28, in Florence, KY. Urioste also took the third place
award with Riocochet.
two second place finishes earlier in the month, Derek Braun earned
the blue ribbon at the $10,000 Junior Jumper Classic at the Valley
Classic, July 24-26, in East Dorset, VT. Braun rode Mandella to
the win and continued his second place winning streak by also placing
second with Golden Boy 6.
Conference Junior Division
Kate Gordon aboard My Boy Elroy, turned in the best performance
by a junior rider in the Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic at
the Colorado Circuit Opener, July 3-7, in Parker, CO, when she rode
to fourth place out of a starting field of 21 horse-and-rider combinations.
following weekend, in the combined $5,000 Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper
Classic held at the Rocky Mountain Classic Horse Show, July 10-14,
in Parker, CO, Armando Hassey was the top finishing junior rider.
Hassey placed fourth riding Pikeur, the horse on which he currently
stands sixth in the West Conference.
the combined Nutrena Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic held at
the Oaks Blenheim National in San Juan Capistrano, CA, July 15-19,
junior riders dominated the field. Shelby Water and Xstatic emerged
victorious over the field of 21 horse-and-rider combinations. Nicole
Albertson and Khomedian finished in second and Andrew Ramsay and
Nighty finished third.
Hassey had another impressive finish in the series riding Lou-Lu,
the horse with which he currently sits in fifth place in the series
standings, when he rode to the win in the $10,000 Junior-Amateur
Jumper Classic at the Colorado Summer Classic, July 17-21, in Parker,
CO. Katie Hendrickson and Pilar finished in second place.
Ramsay and Nighty were the highest placing junior horse-and-rider
combination finishing in the sixth position in the Budweiser Junior/Amateur-Owner
Jumper Classic at the Oaks Blenheim International, July 22-28, in
San Juan Capistrano, CA.
Conference Amateur-Owner Division
Amateur riders made appearances in eight of the nine Show Jumping
Hall of Fame Classics throughout the month of July in the East Conference.
To begin the month, Mary Moricoli guided her mount Juna to victory
in the combined Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur-Owner Classic at Showplace
The same weekend in Lake Placid, NY, jumper competition proved fierce
in the $10,000 Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic at the I Love New York
Horse Show. With 38 horse-and-rider combinations entered in the
class, Grushenka Sanchez and her mount Candys Best emerged
victorious with Hilary Schlusemeyer and Lets Dance Jil earning
Cara Utermehle guided her horse Tandoori to the winners circle
in the combined $7,500 High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic
at the Merrill Lynch Jumper Classic. Utermehle bested a field of
20 horse-and-rider combinations to win the blue ribbon.
Danielle Torano rode Von Pilot to victory in the Amateur-Owner Classic
at the Manchester Summer Festival. Placing second in the class was
Dee Thomas and Fild Fox.
The following weekend in East Dorset, VT, Mike Kennedy and Marco,
who presently sit in third place in the series standings, topped
the field of 20 horse-and-rider combinations to win the Amateur-Owner
Jumper Classic at the Manchester Classic. Vanessa Stevenson and
her mount Fortunato, who are fifth in the series standings, finished
second behind Kennedy.
The following weekend, Dana Waters guided Suerte to a fifth place
finish, the highest placed Amatuer-Owner, in the $10,000 Lamplight
High Junior/Amateur-Owner Classic at Equifest I.
Amy Van Houten rode Alma Cogan to a seventh place finish in the
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur-Owner Classic at the Turfway
Classic Horse Show. Van Houten was the highest placing amateur rider
among the starting field of 24 horse-and-rider combinations.
The same weekend, Joy Carrier had a successful outing in the $10,000
Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic at the Valley Classic Horse Show. Carrier
rode her horses Shindig and Salvia Ferincia to the first and second
place awards respectively.
Conference Amateur-Owner Division
the Western Conference, the month began well for Gigi Hewitt and
her mount Quidamselle as they won the Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper
Classic at the Colorado Circuit Opener Horse Show.
following weekend, in the $5,000 Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic,
Emily Watson and Neatrine bested the field of 33 horse-rider-combinations
to take home the blue ribbon. Another amateur horse-and-rider combination,
Lorenza OFarril and Horizon Du Halage, finished in second
place in the combined class.
the $5,000 Nutrena Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic held at the
Oaks Blenheim National four amateur riders tied for third place
in the class. Aurora Rangel de Alba and Cobra, Kandi Stewart and
Careful 019, Molly Talla and Laudatius, along with Tracy Miller
and Riverdance all tied for the third place award out of a starting
field of 21 horse-and-rider combinations.
Turilli and Lafayette Z were the highest placed amateur pair in
the $10,000 Junior/Amateur-Owner Classic at the Colorado Summer
Classic Horse Show. Truillis finish was impressive in the
large field of 36 horse-and-rider combinations.
finish the month of July, Allison Lynch rode TJs Eagle to
victory in the Budweiser Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic at
the Oaks Blenheim International Horse Show. Marley Goodman finished
second in the class riding her Cacique.
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:
2002 Show Jumping Hall of Fame East Conference Standings
Conference - Junior Division Through August 2
Rider Owner Points
1. Melbourne Charlie Jayne Alex Jayne 181
2. Jubulent Maggie Jayne Alex Jayne 163
3. Kinda Blue Maggie Jayne Alex Jayne 157
4. Mandella Derek Braun Derek Braun & Split Rock Farm 90
5. Maeva Anna McKnight Anna McKnight 68
5. Rios Riccarda Laura Gay RCG Farms 68
7. Caldero Randy Sherman E. Pegasus Show Stable 65
8. Z Max Meghan Moran Meghan Moran 61
Conference - Amateur-Owner Division Through August 2
Rider Owner Points
1. Corrada Marilyn Little Raylyn Farm 121
2. Jewels Idaim Jonathan Phillips Jeffery Phillips 71
3. Marco Mike Kennedy Mike Kennedy 56
4.Caviar Robert Kraut Robert Kraut 55
5. Fortunato Vanessa Stevenson Vanessa Stevenson 51
6. MV Cristal Lauren Bass Maypine Farm 46
7. Von Pilot Danielle Torano Sir Ruly Inc. 43
7. Dollar DAmour Ashley Baker Ashley Baker 43
9. Petranella Gina Mancuso Kathleen Mancuso 41
2002 Show Jumping Hall of Fame West Conference Standings
Conference - Junior Division Through August 14
Rider Owner Points
1. Lisa Andrew Ramsay Shalanno Farms LLC 65
2. Xstatic Shelby Walter Lancer Farm LLC/Mandeville Farm 60
3. Khomedian Nicole Albertson Rolling View Farm LLC 44
4. Nighty Andrew Ramsay Shalanno Farms LLC 42
5. Lou- Lu Armadno Hassey Armando Hassey 38
6. Pikeur Armando Hassey Armando Hassey 36
6. Caldero Randy Sherman Randy Sherman 36
8. Pilar Katie Hendrisckson Katie Hendrickson 26
Conference - Amateur-Owner Division Through August 14
Rider Owner Points
1. Cordellia B Catherine Boettcher Catherine Boettcher 63
2. Citizen Paulo Simon Nizri Simon Nizri 52
2. Blackmail Dana Bambace-Levin Dana Bambace-Levin 52
4. Lafayette Z Steven Turilli Steven Turilli 51
5. TJs Eagle Allison Lynch Roclar, Inc. 43
6. Meatrine Emily Watson Emily Watson 40
7. Classico VI Trevor White The Estate of Sheryl White 38
7. Calino De Lezeaux Brooke Johansen Brooke Johansen 38
Show Jumping Hall of Fame and Museum at Busch Gardens in Tampa,
FL was established in 1987 and formally opened in 1989. It was organized
to promote the sport of show jumping and to immortalize the legends
of the men, women and horses who have made great contributions to
the sport. The Show Jumping Hall of Fame also conducts the Show
Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, held under Grand Prix
rules and specifications. The Series, which is sponsored in part
by a grant from the National Horse Sports Foundation, holds classes
at 51 horse shows across the country. It 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 competition.
National Horse Sports Foundation (NHSF) is a publicly supported
charitable and educational organization whose purposes include providing
financial and technical support for amateur equestrian programs
for adults and children including therapeutic riding and competitions
for the disabled
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.