Upperville, Va. – June 13, 2021 – The luck of the Irish once again prevailed at America’s oldest running horse show, the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS). Sunday afternoon’s $213,300 Upperville Jumper Classic CSI4*, co-sponsored by Ethel M. Chocolates and Lugano Diamonds, belonged to Ireland’s Jordan Coyle and Elan Farm’s Ariso after they bested a three-horse jump-off with the fastest double-clear effort in front of a packed crowd. Upperville’s own Alison Robitaille placed second with Lima 47, while Samuel Parot of Chile and Dubai completed the podium.
Mimi Gochman Captures Co-Grand Junior Hunter Champion with Catch Me & Commentary
On the final day of the 2021 Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS), Junior Hunter competition concluded as riders vied for their division’s top prizes. Mimi Gochman and her two mounts, Catch Me and Commentary, were ultimately crowned Co-Grand Champion Junior Hunter, receiving the Marianna Challenge Trophy donated by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Payne. Gochman also claimed the title of Leading Rider on a Junior Horse.