Lexington, Ky. – August 6, 2021 – World-class jumper competition continued Friday at the Kentucky Summer Classic, attracting competitors to the Rolex Stadium for the Medium Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumpers. In the single-round speed class, athletes had one chance to showcase their precision and agility. In the end, John Angus and Stephanie Angus’ W. Tonix Hero took the win with Vanessa Mazzoli and Pumpkin in second, and Anneliese Gattoni with Trueholm’s Liva in third.
Caroline Maude Hedges and Speak Up Take Top Honors in Hagyard Grand Junior Hunter Championship
Junior hunter riders were the stars of the Stonelea ring on Friday. The highlight of the day was the crowing of the Hagyard Grand Junior Hunter Champion, Presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. Awarded to competitors with the most points accumulated in either the 3’3” or 3’6” sections of the Junior Hunter divisions, Caroline Maude Hedges and her own 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Speak Up earned the coveted tricolor ribbon with a total of 44 points.
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