Articles: Press Release
Special Trophies Awarded at 26th Annual Hampton Classic
Martha Woodham (631) 537-5446, firstname.lastname@example.org
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (Aug. 28, 2001) - Four riders received special trophies
at the opening day of The Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, NY.
Winner of the George Carter Trophy for Local Amateur/Owner Hunter was Best
Man, owned and ridden by Kim Paticoff-Wolf of Commack, NY.
The Ralph Peterson Trophy for Local Hunter Champion was won by Bulgari,
owned by Manhattan Mortgage and ridden by Melissa Paprin of New York, NY.
The South Fork Perpetual Trophy for the Grand Local Champion went to Grace,
owned by Manhattan Mortgage and ridden by Sarah Alvarez of Watermill, NY.
The Wintjen Perpetual Trophy for Local Junior Champion was won by Mr.
Boombastic, owned and ridden by Jessica Gaeta of Deer Park, NY.
The 26th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show continues through Sunday, Sept.
2, in Bridgehampton with the following special events planned:
- Thursday, Aug. 30
- Seniors Day presented by 50 Plus Senior News
- Friday, Aug. 31:
- Celebrity Cruises' Fiesta Day presented by Avis;
- $25,000 Adequan Fiesta Day Grand Prix Qualifier
- Saturday, Sept. 1:
- Cablevision's Kids Day; $25,000 Sally Hansen Grand Prix; Pony Jumpers
- Sunday, Sept. 2:
- $150,000 Prudential Financial Grand Prix presented by David Yurman
- $50,000 AmeriChoice Eastern Finals of the Young Jumper Championships
- $25,000 Calvin Klein Show Jumping Derby
- $100,000 New Things Grand Prix Bonus Challenge
Admission to the Hampton Classic is $5 per person, $15 per carload, and
children under six are admitted free daily. On Friday and Saturday (August
31-September 1), children under 12 are admitted free, and seniors are
admitted free Thursday, August 30. Reserved grandstand seats for Grand Prix
Sunday, September 2 are an additional $15 per person. Parking is free during
The Hampton Classic Horse Show benefits the Southampton Hospital, Juvenile
Diabetes Foundation and the United States Equestrian Team. Offering up the
best in show jumping, there is no other competition that brings together the
hunter-jumper circuit with thousands of spectators, extravagant social
events, celebrities, shopping and fine dining in the Hamptons.
For more information on the Hampton Classic, be sure to visit the show's web
site at www.hamptonclassic.com
or call (631) 537-3177. Email requests for
information may be submitted to email@example.com.