Atlanta Summer Classic 2012 – First Day’s Highlights

We are having a great show in Atlanta. The Adequan Pre Green Classic was won by Elizabeth Boyd riding Chestnut Avenue owned by Joann Loheac.  This win moves Chestnut Avenue into 8th place for the year-long standings.   The standings for the Adequan Pre Green Championship to be held in November are below with the finals on November 16th.

First class yesterday morning was the USHJA National Hunter Derby with 32 entries and the winner was Marksmann, Marilla Van Beuren, owner, Elizabeth Boyd was the rider.

2. Viaggio, Penbroke Point, LLC, Julie Curtian
3. Fairfax, Liz Hudspeth, Megan Edrick
4. Colter Bay, Carol Cookerly, Russell Frey
5. Renoir Z, Allison Mills, Daniel Geitner
6. Roc My World, Tequestrian Farms, Elizabeth Boyd
7. So Ya Say, Lee Cesery, Julie Curtian
8. Breaking News, Fit to Print Farm, Kelci Crenshaw
9. SLF Furst Prince, Bernie Raglan, Mathieu Rein
10. Veraldea Magic Z, Sydney Hannon
11. Kind Regards, Tricia Conahan, Crystal Matusevich
12. Excurs, Hannah Echols, owner rider

Great Class, Congrats to all.

Last night we held the Derby and we want to congratulate Quatrain owned by Finally Farm and Janet Peterson for their win of the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby.   Held in the former 1996 Olympic Ring under lights, Allen Rheinheimer created a great course with insightful options and used the entire 450 by 460 foot ring for his track.  The class last night was wonderful and Liza displayed the excellence of our sport by not only winning the class but also winning second place.  Super Congrats to Liza Boyd.

2. Brunello, Elizabeth Boyd and Janet Peterson, Elizabeth Boyd
3. Wagner, Hasbrouck Donovan, owner rider
4. Ovation, Reid Taylor, owner rider
5. War Eagle, Don Stewart, Claudia Billups
6. Julian, Amanda Ford, owner rider
7. On Top, Two Goals Farm, Hasbrouck Donovan
8. Island Time, Missy Nolan, Tim Maddrix
9. Drake, Don Stewart, Derby Pie, Hasbrouck Donovan
10. Now How Z, Kelly Joyner owner rider
11. Hidden Creeds Limelight, Alexa Boggio, Chasen Boggio

Great Class, Congrats to all.

We are sold out this week with a wait list but we do have about 60 stalls available for next week.  Remember that next week hosts the $25,000 Pony Classic sponsored by NickerDoodles, the all-natural horse treats.  Call 770 602 2510 for reservations.

Please make sure we have your stall reservations for Charleston soon.   The tents will be going up earlier this summer so we need a final number to give our tent man: 770 602 2510 until June 24th then 843 768 5503.

Classic Co Important Dates

June 15 – $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby – Conyers
June 24 – $25,000 Pony Hunter Derby/Classic – Conyers
July 21 – $25,000 Pony Hunter Derby/Classic – Charleston
September 21-23 – Premiere of the Southeast Medal Finals – Jacksonville
Nov 16 – Adequan Pre Green Championships – Conyers

Adequan Pre Green Championship Standings – Top 6

1. Long Street, P Bostwick
2. Delphine, Alyson Gurney
3. Kleiner Ralli, Holly Shephard
4. Ring Ling, Phoebe Sheets
4. Overjoyed, Cathy Rheinheimer
5. Curious George, Lucy Loper
6. Solomon, Susan Schwartz

Total Dollars – $5100.00

The Classic Company is a USHJA Members Choice Award winner, known for producing quality, exhibitor friendly, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows throughout the Southeast US. For additional information on any of the 2012 events please call 843-768-5503 or visit www.ClassicCompany.com.

For great hotel or condo rates contact www.equestriantravel.com.

See you at the rings,
Bob Bell
The Classic Company, Ltd.
www.ClassicCompany.com
Phone/FAX:  (843) 768-5503
Post Office Box 1311  Johns Island  SC 29457

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