Articles: Press Release
Laurie Jakubauskas Wins CBS2 Jumper Class
At the 30th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show
Marty Bauman (631) 537-2502, ext. 3019, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridgehampton, NY—September 1, 2005—Laurie Jakubauskas of Kennett Square,
PA topped a 40-horse field to win the CBS2 Jumper Class at the 30th annual
Hampton Classic Horse Show.
Two-time Pan American Games Team Bronze Medalist Debbie Stephens of
Palmetto, FL took the early class lead when she finished the 15-jump
one-round course without penalty in 80.94 seconds on Cosequin’s CEO. Her
score held for the next 11 rides until Jakubauskas entered the ring on
Counterfoil, a 9-year-old, bay, Oldenburg gelding.
Jakubauskas completed the Conrad Homfeld-designed course faultlessly in
79.59 seconds to claim the win. Stephens held on for second place with the
closest challenge coming from two-time Olympic Team Silver Medalist Anne
Kursinki of Frenchtown, NJ who wound up third with a clean ride in 81.46
seconds on Great Point.
One of the nation’s premier show jumping competitions, the Hampton Classic
features the sport’s biggest names competing for more than $450,000 prize
money. Other competition highlights of this year’s horse show include the
$30,000 Sotheby’s International Realty World Cup Qualifier and the Calvin
Klein Show Jumping Derby Qualifier on Friday and Cablevision’s Kids Day/Dia
de los Ninos, presented by Hickey Freeman, featuring the $25,000 Fendi Cup
on Saturday. The following day, Grand Prix Sunday, features the $100,000
Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate Grand Prix and the $25,000 Calvin
Klein Show Jumping Derby. Grand Prix Sunday also features a dressage
demonstration by six-time Olympic dressage rider Robert Dover, the most
accomplished dressage rider in U.S. history!
Awards presentations take place on Sunday, including a gold and silver David
Yurman belt buckle and a jeroboam of Louis Roederer Champagne to be awarded
to the Grand Prix winner.
Hampton Classic admission is $10 per person or $20 per carload, with
children under six admitted free. Reserved grandstand seating for Sunday,
September 4 is $15 per person (in addition to regular admission) or $25 per
person in the special Premium Seating center sections. Parking is free
throughout the week. The Hampton Classic is a benefit event for Southampton
Some Hampton Classic classes can be seen live online at www.wvvh.tv.
For more information on the Hampton Classic Horse Show, please visit the
Hampton Classic website at www.hamptonclassic.com or call (631) 537-3177.