Wellington, FL – September 18, 2018 – The 2018 ESP September competition saw Fabio Leivas Da Costa of Rio De Janeiro, BZ, aboard the Bonne Chance Farm LLC. owned entry, Randon Pleasure, become victorious in the $5,000 DeNiro Boot Classic on Sunday, September 16, at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The class saw sixteen horse and rider pairs, with seven contesting the Hector Loyola designed fast track. Leivas Da Costa and Randon Pleasure crossed through the finish line with a winning time of 36.09 seconds.
|Fabio Leivas Da Costa and Randon Pleasure|
Gemma L. Paternoster of Wellington, FL, claimed second place honors aboard her own Caretino Boy, finishing with a competitive time of 36.89 seconds. German Camargo of Loxahatchee, FL, and Centurio captured third place with a time of 36.955.
Wellington, FL, resident Taje Warrick took top honors in the M&S Child/Adult Jumper Classic aboard her own Mufasa, with a jump off time of 35.593 seconds. Warrick also took second place honors aboard Chipie B F Z with a time of 37.792 seconds. Trinity Beitler of Coconut Creek, FL, rode the Castlewood Farm Inc. owned entry, Boris III, into third place with a time of 42.064 seconds.
|Taje Warrick in her awards presentation ceremony.|
Lauren Gee of Valdosta, GA, and the Team Weston LLC owned entry, Vienna, claimed first place in the $500 Pony Hunter Classic with a score of 173. Rachel Nichols of Jupiter, FL, took second place honors aboard Viva Las Vegas, owned by Garry Duffey & Little Brook Farms LLC with a score of 158.5. Gee also claimed third place aboard Tina Turner, also owned by Team Weston LLC., with a score of 157.
The Equiline NAL Low Junior/ Amateur Owner Jumper Stake was captured by Lexi Smylie of Jupiter, FL, aboard Bowers Cone, LLC’s VIP Quality Royale, jumping to 38.769 seconds. Second place honors went to Siena Vasan of Boca Raton, FL, and Palm Ponies LLC’s Offset, crossing through fast-track timers in 42.725 seconds. Third Place went to Reese Madden of Deerfield Beach, FL, aboard the Pine Hollow Farm entry Bella Donna, jumping the short-course in 37.979 seconds and with four added faults.
|Lexi Smylie in her awards presentation ceremony with Alan Korotkin and Susan Tuccinardi|
Jennifer Magee of Wellington, FL, championed the Child/Adult Amuteur Hunter Division aboard Cool Me Down, owned by Richard Schechter. Reserve Champion was awarded to Jennifer Kazman of Boca Raton, FL, riding the Stransky’s Mission Farms, Inc. owned entry, Aniviero Z.
The Low Children’s Jumper Division was championed by Olivia Dornau of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, aboard her own Top Notch. Caitlyn Orr of Homestead, FL, claimed reserve champion with her own Superman.
Wellington, FL, resident Lexy Reed, championed the Performance Hunter 3’3″ division sponsored by Gold Coast Feed & Supply aboard Valhalla, owned by Two Goals Farm LLC. Jennifer Bliss of Loxahatchee, FL, captured reserve champion riding the Covert Equestrian owned entry, Dalhousie.
Bliss also championed the USHJA Hunter 2’6″ division aboard Collanto, owned by Fair Haven Farm LLC. Maggie Gould of Wellington, FL, took reserve champion with San Sebastian, owned by Marlen Rouco.
The Palm Beach Riding Academy Short Stirrup Hunter division was championed by Orly Antevy of Plantation, FL, aboard her own Heaven Scent Raindrop. Reserve champion was awarded to Collin Sweetnam of Wellington, FL, riding Eliza Gallaher’s Cisco Kid.
Competition at Equestrian Village continues with ESP Florida State Fall from September 21 through September 23. To learn more about PBIEC, please visit www.pbiec.com.
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