Jayne Struts the Catwalk in the CK Equitation Championship
at the 2002 Hampton Classic Horse Show
NY August 29, 2002 Style was the main focus as the
$10,000 Calvin Klein Equitation Championship, Phase One, took to
the grand prix ring at the 2002 Hampton Classic Horse Show.
riders aged 14-21, the first phase of this prestigious class was
held on Thursday with Maggie Jayne of West Palm Beach, FL, topping
the 39-entry field. Jaynes mount, Grappa, is no stranger to
the $10,000 CK Equitation Championship, having won in 2001 for Canadian
Brian Walker and in 1998 for Sarah B. Willeman, who still owns the
are judged on their riding style as they negotiate fences set at
heights ranging from 36 to 39. Only the
top ten riders following Thursdays opening phase advance to
the second phase to be held Saturday morning. The winner is determined
by combining the scores from both phases of competition. Unique
to this class is that it is the trainers of the riders who are recognized.
On Saturday, the trainer of the winning rider will be awarded a
trophy and $2,500, the winners portion of the $10,000 prize
other show jumping action at the Hampton Classic, it was the battle
of the local riders in the $5,000 Open Jumper Stake. Southamptons
Ramiro Quintana riding Maria Bonita edged Bridgehamptons Laura
Bowery, who was aboard Gandini Sky Boy, for the win. The two local
riders beat out Sydney Olympian Laura Kraut of Oconomowoc, WI, who
finished third with Joyous and Todd Minikus of Loxahatchee, FL,
who placed fourth riding Gardenio.
Martha Jolicoeur won the $5,000 Amateur-Owner Jumper Low Classic
riding Ezior Danum, owned by her husband, Canadian FEI course designer,
Grubb, daughter of Olympic silver medalist for Great Britian, Tim
Grubb, claimed the $5,000 Junior Jumper Low Classic for riders aged
18 and under. Despite having four faults in the jump-off riding
S&L Buzz, Grubb posted the fastest time, 41.72 seconds to edge
out Randy Sherman and Hidden Creeks Limer, who clocked in
at 42.75 seconds.
Hampton Classic 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.
featured show jumping events during the Hampton Classic include
the $15,000 W.G.H.R. Junior/Amateur Jumper Classic, the $25,000
Sally Hansen Grand Prix, the $30,000 Adequan Grand Prix, the $50,000
Eastern Finals of the Young Jumper Championships, 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, please visit the Hampton Classic website at www.hamptonclassic.com