Articles: Horse News
Jacobs, Kelly, Turilli, and Smith Top Final Standings In The
2011 Show Jumping Hall Of Fame Jumper Classic Series
Lillie Keenan Wins Year-End Final at Alltech National Horse Show
Contact: Kristen Peters, (508) 698-6810, Kristen@classic-communications.com
Lexington, KY- November 30, 2011 -- Charlie Jacobs, Christina Kelly,
Josephina Nor-Lantzman, and Lauren Croquenois emerged as champions in the
regular season of the 2011 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series conducted
its 2011 series with classes at approximately 100 horse shows
across the nation, giving competitors an abundance of
opportunities to accumulate points throughout the year. The
Series featured separate divisions for amateur-owner and junior
riders with standings kept separately for East and West
Charlie Jacobs of Buffalo, NY, and Leap of Joy topped the final
standings in the East Conferences Amateur-Owner division. The
pair ended the season with 645 points. Emilie Martinsen of
Wellington, FL, finished in second place aboard Gucci with 640
points. Third place went to Tracy Weinberg of Lovettsville, VA,
and Larone with 575 points.
Top Honors in the East Conferences Junior Division went to
Christina Kelly of Nicholasville, KY, and Camirage who finished
the Series with 1075 points. Kelly also took home second place
honors aboard HH Narcos Du Marais, tied with Katie Dinan of New
York, NY, and Belle Dame D with 640 points.
Steven Turilli of Lonetree, CO, and Raphael IV topped the final
standings in the West Conferences Amateur-Owner division with a
total of 300 points. In second place, with 225 points, was
Olivia Chowdry of Golden, CO, aboard Constantin 28. Third place
went to Caroline Lynn of Paradise Valley, AZ, on Kalvinretto and
Paris Sellon of Los Angeles, CA, on Orlando LA who tied with 220
Alexandria Smith of Calgary, Alberta and Calira finished first
in the West Conferences Junior division with 615 points. Second
place honors with 455 points went to Alicia Gasser of
Scottsdale, AZ, riding Don Francisco. Paige Coles of
Wellington, FL, placed third aboard Outrigger earning a total of
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series also held its 2011
Year-End Championship at the Alltech National Horse Show in Lexington, KY.
Lilli Keenan of New York, NY, and Vanhattan emerged as the winners of The
$50,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Championship,
besting a field of the nations top horses and riders who were invited to
compete in the Championship based on their performances throughout the year.
The Year-End Championship was decided after three days of
intense jumper competition. Riders qualified for The $50,000
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper
Championship based on their performance in two preliminary
rounds at the Alltech National Horse Show. Standings in the
first two rounds determined who moved forward to the final.
Rounding out the top three in the Championship were Robert Lee
and El Grecco in second place and Charlotte Jacobs and Promised
Land taking third place.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is designed
to give amateur-owner and junior riders an opportunity to
compete at higher levels and serves as a proving ground for many
riders who aspire to someday represent the United States in
Any horse show offering a class that meets all the criteria set
forth in the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series
specifications and has prize money of at least $1,000 is
eligible to be part of the Series.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame is located at the Kentucky Horse
Park and was organized to promote the sport of show jumping and
to immortalize the legends of the men, women and horses who have
made great contributions to the sport. The Show Jumping Hall of
Fame conducts the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic
Series whose classes are held under Grand Prix rules and
For more information about the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, or the
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, please visit
the Show Jumping Hall of Fame website at www.showjumpinghalloffame.net.