For Immediate Release
Wellington, FL – June 5, 2019 – The first week of the ESP Summer Series, June I, was held at Equestrian Village from Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2. Lynne Clibburn of Wellington, FL, and Apple Jack 12, owned by Cloud Nine, LLC, captured top honors in the $7,000 Lactanase 1.35m Open Stake on Sunday, after stopping the timers at 45.714 seconds. Close behind at 45.776 seconds was Samantha Senft of Wellington, FL, aboard her own Desperado, while Antonio Martinez, Jr. of Loxahatchee, FL, claimed third place riding Emilio Mantero’s Rebel For Kicks, with a time of 52.087 seconds and one fault added to their score.
Course designer, Hector Loyola set the track for this Sunday’s class, which saw a total of 11 entries contest the first round, and seven combinations return for the jump-off. Only the top two finishers completed the class with a double clear effort.
Anissa Jessee of Tampa, FL, aboard Nenuphar’jac, owned by Stransky’s Mission Farms, Inc., took first place in the Equiline Low Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Stake after completing the jump-off in 49.922 seconds and two faults added to their score. Juan Bancalari of Piantini, DO, claimed second place honors riding his own Santorini, after stopping the timers at 45.875 with four faults added. Finishing in third place with a time of 59.411 seconds and 16 faults, was Dana Ventrice of Pompano Beach, FL, and her own Dollard Jessy Stable K.V.H.L.
The M&S Child/Adult Amateur Jumper Classic presented by Dover Saddlery saw Ansley Wright of Manalapan, FL, pilot her own Coriano Van Het Hermitage to victory after completing the jump-off in 45.93 seconds. Danielle Gore of Miami, FL rode to a second-place finish aboard her entry, Waldfee in 53.915 seconds and 10 faults. Rounding out the top three was Heather Wasilausky of Loxahatchee, FL, and her own, Dame after stopping the timers at 57.562 seconds with 14 faults added to their score.
Alexa Curry of Plantation, FL and her own Zanziboy were victorious in the $1,500 Low Child/Adult Jumper Classic presented by French Horse Exports, after completing the second round in 45.641 seconds. In second place stood Daniel Karam of Wellington, FL aboard Elena Couttenye’s mount, New Life, with a time of 51.077 seconds, while Danielle Gore of Miami, FL, finished third with her own entry Valencia, in 53.36 seconds and two faults.
Erin Stephany of Royal Palm Beach, FL, claimed the blue ribbon aboard Double O Seven, owned by Caitlin Houlihan, in the CCTV Agent $250 .85m Jumper Classic after a jump-off time of 36.547 seconds, while Eva Berkovich of Delray Beach, FL, followed close behind with a time of 36.638 seconds, piloting Emma Done Yet, owned by Jessica Collins. Claiming the yellow ribbon was Ella Nadulek of Boca Raton, FL, and Frenkel B, owned by Castlewood Inc. & Oakland Ventures LLC after stopping the timers at just 39.478 seconds.
Madison Ramsey of Palm Harbor, FL, mastered the $500 Child/Adult Amateur Hunter Classic presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital on Saturday, June 1, aboard Douglas Wheeler’s entry, Malvern Hill, finishing with a two-round score of 166. Katie Giddings of Boca Raton, FL rode her own entry, Belle Vol Z, to second place honors with a score of 161, while Emily Giovino of Lake Wales, FL, atop her own Good Egg, finished with a score of 153 to claim third place.
On Sunday, June 2, Ashley Briggs of Loxahatchee, FL, and her own entry Harbor Walk, rose to the top of the leaderboard in the $1,000 Junior/Amateur Owner Hunter Classic with a two-round score of 159. Isabel Beltran of Jupiter, FL, piloted her own entry Capiteel L Z, to a second-place finish, while Lissa Bachner of Wellington, FL, and her own, Meridian claimed third place honors.
Addison Buetel of Wellington, FL, rode CDS Stables’ Cosmo to victory in the $500 Small Pony Hunter Classic with a one-round score of 80, while Taylor Cawley of Wellington, FL and Ready To Roll, owned by Neva Navab, claimed second with a one-round score of 82. Carsyn Korotkin of Wellington, FL finished in third place aboard Montoga, Inc.’s Misty, with a two-round score of 150.
The $500 Medium/Large Pony Hunter Classic saw Sterling Malnik of Ocean Ridge, FL, receive top honors aboard Elegance, owned by GC Ponies, while Rachel Nichols of Jupiter, FL, rode Little Brooke Farms Inc.’s Webster to a second place finish. Claiming third was Palm Beach, FL’s Veera Salminen and Punch Buggy, owned by Sterling Malnik.
The #1 Education Place Amateur Owner/Junior Hunter 3’3″ division was championed by Lissa Bachner of Wellington, FL, aboard her own entry Meridian, while Stacey Vertullo of Tampa, FL, riding her own My Way, took home the reserve award for the division.
Madison Ramsey of Palm Harbor, FL, claimed the champion ribbon of the Child/Adult Hunters division, aboard Malvern Hill, owned by Douglas Wheeler, while Katie Giddings of Boca Raton, FL rode her own entry, Belle Vol Z to reserve.
Alfred Hewitt of Loxahatchee, FL, and Capiteel L Z, owned by Isabel Beltran, mastered the Triple Crown Nutrition Green Hunter 3’3” division, while Mary Eufemia of Palm Harbor, FL, and her own mount Central Park finished as reserve champion.
The Triple Crown Nutrition Green Hunter 3’ division was championed by Mary McKenzie of Wellington, FL, and Quail Run Partnerships’ Castle Keep. Shannon Dickinson of Bradenton, FL, claimed reserve aboard Brooke Hutson’s Heerco.
Trinity Beitler of Coconut Creek, FL, piloted Whimsy Cookie, owned by Lesly Moore, to a champion finish in the Green Pony Hunter division, while Jayden Rivas of Delray Beach, FL, and her entry Silver White Winters took home reserve honors.
The champion of the Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital Low Child/Adult Hunter division was Emma Hechtman of Tampa, FL, and Google It, owned by James Lala & Virginia Confer. Grace Sager of Fort Lauderdale, FL, riding her own Cruze finished with a reserve ribbon.
Mary Eufemia of Palm Harbor, FL, and her own mount, Central Park rose to the top of the leaderboard in the Gold Coast Feed Performance Hunter 3’6″ & 3’3″ division, while Lissa Bachner of Wellington, FL, rode her own entry Meridian to reserve.
Riley McKesson of Wellington, FL, and her entry Minted claimed top honors in the Score At The Top Large Pony Hunter division, while Sterling Malnik of Ocean Ridge, FL, jumped into reserve position with Road Scholar, owned by Victoria Rose Watson.
The Score At The Top Medium Pony Hunter division saw Rachel Nichols of Jupiter, FL, crowned champion aboard Webster, owned by Little Brook Farms, Inc, while Tampa, FL’s Emma Hechtman claimed reserve honors with her mount Northwind Marwyn, owned by First Blue LLC.
Omi Enkin of Miami Beach, FL, took home the champion position in the Score At The Top Small Pony Hunter division with her entry Happiness, while Taylor Cawley of Wellington, FL and Ready To Roll, owned by Neva Navab, finished in reserve.
Lucy Massucci of Redington Beach, FL, and Georgann Powers’ Willy Wonka were awarded the champion title in the Stirrup Hunter division, while Rachael Buchalter of Boca Raton, FL, rode Brandy Rivas’ entry, Betticus to a reserve victory.
Juliana Hotchkiss of Hollywood, FL, and Treat Me Like A Lady, owned by Alexa Hotchkiss, took home champion honors in the USHJA Hunter 2’ division, while Chloe Peterson of SW Ranches, FL, rode Chunky Monkey, owned by Gabriella Curry, for the reserve ribbon.
The USHJA Hunter 2’6″, 2’9″, 3′ division named Randee Cherner of Jupiter, FL, as champion aboard her mount Curio, and reserve champion, aboard her mount Souvenir.
Chloe Peterson of SW Ranches, FL, and Chunky Monkey, owned by Gabriella Curry, claimed champion in the Modified Hunter division, while Juliana Hotchkiss of Hollywood, FL, finished in reserve position riding Treat Me Like A Lady, owned by Alexa Hotchkiss.
The ESP Summer Series, hosted at Equestrian Village, began on May 31 and will continue through September 29. Click here to view the 2019 ESP Summer Prize List!
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