Jayne Rides in High Style in the CK Equitation Championship
at the 2002 Hampton Classic Horse Show
NY August 31, 2002 Maggie Jayne of Palm Beach, FL,
rode Grappa to the win in the $10,000 Calvin Klein Equitation Championship
at the 27th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton,
victory marked the third win in five years for Grappa, the Hanoverian
gelding who last year carried Canadian Brian Walker to the winners
circle after claiming top honors in 1998 for owner Sarah B. Willeman.
riders aged 14-21, Jayne and Grappa also won the first phase of
competition on Thursday, besting the field of 39 entries. The top
ten riders then advanced to Saturdays Final, where the winner
is determined by combining the scores from both phases. Riders are
judged on their riding style as they negotiate fences set at heights
ranging from 36 to 39.
to this class is that it is the trainers of the riders who are recognized
with the $10,000 Trainers Award. As the winning trainer, Missy
Clark of East Aurora, NY, was awarded a trophy and $2,500, the winners
portion of the $10,000 prize money.
the past three years, the Hampton Classic Horse Show has featured
a very special competition, the Young Jumper Championships, Eastern
League Finals, showcasing the nations top developing show
jumping horses. In the $20,000 Five-Year-Old Young Jumper Championship,
Todd Minikus displayed the talent of show jumpings future
by capturing the win with Tres Coronas Caravelle. Bred by Miguel
Avendano of Argentina, the gelding is now owned by Heather Crespo
of Durham, NC.
Garson of Lebanon, NJ, was second with Complete while Connecticuts
Christine Tribble placed third with Primo, a Dutch Warmblood gelding
other equestrian action at the Hampton Classic, Laura Kraut of Oconomowoc,
WI, won the $15,000 New Things Open Jumper Speed Derby riding Allegiance
to edge Sydney Olympic teammate Margie Goldstein-Engle of Wellington,
FL, aboard Camille. Fellow female U.S. Equestrian Team member Schuyler
Riley, also of Wellington, FL, was third riding Lazuli.
Johnson of Middleburg, VA, was the winner in the $15,000 WGHR Farm
Junior/Amatuer-Owner Jumper Classic riding Beach Bum. One of the
nations top young riders, Johnson defeated Barbara Bancroft
of Allison Park, PA, who was riding Mont Blanc.
Hampton Classic Horse Show is one of the nations premier show
jumping competitions. Many of the worlds best equestrians
are competing for more than $250,000 in prize money during the Classic,
which benefits the Southampton Hospital. Each day of the show is
devoted to special events and social activities, culminating with
the $150,000 Prudential Financial Grand Prix on Sunday, September
1. Sunday will also feature the $50,000 Eastern Finals of the Young
Jumper Championships for Six-Year-Olds and the $25,000 Calvin Klein
Show Jumping Derby for riders under the age of 21.
addition to the competition, spectators will be treated to a variety
of other exciting exhibits including the Boutique Gardens
numerous vendor booths, Stable Rows 20 booths, three on-site
public restaurants, and an Exhibition Horse/Childrens area
open throughout the week.
Hampton Classic continues through Sunday, September 1. Admission
is $5 per person or $15 per carload per day, with children under
6 admitted free. Reserved grandstand seating for Sunday, September
1, is $15 per person (in addition to $5/person or $15/carload admission)
or $25 per person for premium front-row seating. Parking throughout
the show is free.
more information and full competition results, please visit the
Hampton Classic website at www.hamptonclassic.com