ESP Labor Day Welcomes Win for Graziani and Erato M

Sep 4, 2018 - 2:04 PM

For Immediate Release

Wellington, FL – September 4, 2018- The Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) Labor Day saw a victory for Loxahatchee, FL, resident Carlo Graziani, aboard his own Erato M in the DeNiroBootCo Stakes Class. The class welcomed ten horse and rider pairs, with Graziani and Erato M taking top honors as they contested the Andy Christiansen fast track with a time of 46.573 seconds and with one added fault.

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Carlo Graziani and Erato M in their awards presentation ceremony ©BarryKosterPhotos

Emma Butchard of Wellington, FL, and her own Cascada K followed in second with a jump-off time of 50.572 seconds and five faults. Luis Fernando Larrazabal of Wellington, FL, and his own Caribi LS La Silla captured third place honors with a second-round time of 46.065 with twelve added faults.

Eileen O’Leary of Mont Verde, FL, and her own Bahama Boy were the only pair to contest the second round, topping the M&S Child/Adult Jumper Classic with a fault free jump-off time of 42.554 seconds. Jennifer Magee of Wellington, FL, and the Bella Equestrian owned entry, Cabaret LS, captured second place with a time of 55.72 seconds and four faults. Megan Boekhout of Hypoluxo, FL, and her own Phantom O claimed third place honors with a time of 59.538 seconds.

Cristina Santini of Winter Garden, FL, topped the Low Child/Adult Jumper classic sponsored by ProElite Horse Feed with her own Capitol G, being the only pair to contest the fast track with a time of 44.558 seconds. Heather Wasilausky of Boyton Beach, FL, with her own Dame, took second place honors with a time of 65.037 seconds and four added faults. Ashley Zito of Loxahatchee, FL, aboard her own Call Me Corrido, captured third place with a time of 70.928 with twelve added faults.

Carlo Graziani of Loxahatchee, FL, topped the 1.30m Open Jumper class aboard the Cloud Nine LLC owned entry, Apple Jack 12, with a time of 72.4 seconds. Emma Butchard of Wellington, FL, and her own Brasil captured second place, completing the course in 81.842 seconds. Graziani also obtained third place honors aboard Cabrius, owned by Amy Sangster, with a time of 73.912 with four added faults.

Samantha Braswell of Wellington, FL, aboard Karen Lucian owned entry, Capital Pinehurst, championed the 3’3 Performance Hunter U/S sponsored by Gold Coast Feed & Supply. Chrystal Knight of Wellington, FL, and Capture, owned by Cookie Beck were awarded reserve champion honors.

The Child/Adult Amatuer Hunter division was championed by Ashley Briggs of Loxahatchee, FL, aboard her own Cupertino. Reserve champion was captured by Lynn Blanchette of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. and Coralie, owned by Cindy Gerhart.

Emma Vandenhouten of Plantation, FL, and her own Spiderman championed the Medium/Large Pony Hunter division. Reserve champion honors were awarded to Sterling Malnik of Ocean Ridge, FL, aboard Star Bound’s Everyday Love, owned by Savannah Strasberg.

Malnik also obtained champion honors in the Walk/Trot division alongside Marley Katz of Wellington, FL, both aboard Bumble Bee, owned by Bella Katz. Emma Whitten of Lake Worth, FL, and her own Linus took reserve champion.

The #1 Education Place Junior Hunter 3’3 division was championed by Amelia Ruth of New York, NY, aboard the Carol Ruth & Sumner Hill Farms LLC owned entry, Reliance. Emma Vandenhouten of Plantation, FL, and her own Indecision were awarded reserve champion.

Tatiana Andujar Iglesias of Wellington, FL, and her own Amira took champion honors in the High Schooling Jumper division. Reserve champion was awarded to Alejo Maddalena of Pelham, AL, aboard Justinus, owned by Erika Morales Sosa, and Luis Fernando Larrazabal of Wellington, FL, aboard the San Francisco Stables LLC owned entry, Luminaria LS LA Silla.

Competition at Equestrian Village continues with ESP September from September 7-9. To learn more about PBIEC, please visit

Photo Credit ©BarryKosterPhotos. These photos may only be used once in relation to this press release.

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