and Goodman Win 2003 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic
Series Year-End Championships
FLDecember 2, 2003In the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper
Classic Series year-end finals held on November 30 at the National
Horse Show in Wellington, FL, Danielle Grice and Marley Goodman
emerged as the Junior and Amateur-Owner Champions. Each bested a
field of the nations top horses and riders who had qualified
for the Finals based on their performances in the Series throughout
of Northfield, MN, rode her mount Good Karma to the win, topping
a starting field of 15 horse-and-rider combinations in the $15,000
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior Championship. Grice produced two
clear rounds on the day, including the only clear round in the jump-off.
She stopped the timers in the jump-off at 40.770 seconds.
four horse-and-rider pairs jumped clean over the 12-obstacle first
round course. Jennifer Urioste, Lara Gay, and Michael Morrissey
joined Grice as the only riders to qualify for the shortened jump-off
course. Urioste and Gay each had one rail down, but Uriostes
time of 40.650 seconds aboard Finesse 176 earned her the Reserve
Championship. Gay and Campezino took third with 40.900 seconds.
Morrissey finished fourth aboard Dame with a time of 41.118 seconds.
Goodman of Palm Beach, FL, and Jumper, a horse she co-owns with
Turtle Lane Farm, shone in the $15,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame
Amateur-Owner Championship. Goodman, a rider on the U.S. Equestrian
Teams 2003 Developing Rider Tour, was one of four horse-and-rider
combinations out of a starting field of 17 to produce a fault-free
ride in the first round.
and Erica Pritz Chesnul produced the only clear jump-off rounds
on the day, but Goodmans lightning-fast time of 40.535 seconds
was nearly a full three seconds faster than that turned in by Chesnul.
Chesnuls time of 43.131 seconds aboard Eliot Du Quesnoy earned
her the Reserve Championship. With eight faults each, Cayce Harrison
and Alexa Weeks followed in third and fourth places, respectively.
Harrison stopped the timers at 44.531 seconds aboard Jashar, and
Weeks finished with a time of 44.940 seconds riding Ronan.
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series held classes at
more than 70 horse shows across the country in 2003. The Series
is designed to give amateur-owner and junior riders an opportunity
to compete at higher levels, and it serves as a proving ground for
many riders who aspire to someday represent the United States in
Show Jumping Hall of Fame and Museum at Busch Gardens in Tampa,
FL was established 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.
more information about the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic
Series, please visit the Show Jumping Hall of Fame website at www.showjumpinghalloffame.net.