Articles: Press Release
Shutterfly with Meredith Beerbaum Win the $75,000 Tommy Bahama Florida
Wellington, FL March 2, 2003 Thirty six horses competed in the
$75,000 Tommy Bahama Florida Open at the Winter Equestrian Festival.
This important competition was a qualifier for the World Cup Final which
will be held this April in Las Vegas, NV. Seven horses qualified to
return for the jump-off on the course designed by Prof. Arno Gego of
Germany. And, Meredith Beerbaum, a rider representing Germany, won the
class in the fastest time, with Shutterfly. Shutterfly a dark brown
Hanoverian bred is owned by Hyperion Farm.
Three horses had clean jump-off rounds. Onyx 66 with McLain Ward up was
placed second. Onyx 66 is owned by Harry Gill and McLain Ward. Third
place went to Caliskan with Candice King riding for Louisburg Farm LLC.
In fourth place, was Quriel and Norman Dello Joio this pair won last
weeks $75,000 Zada Enterprises Wellington Masters Grand Prix. Quriel is
owned by Belknap & Weight.
There was a 3-way tie for High Junior Jumper Champion between Just
Dreamin with Paige Johnson, Milos II with Alison Flury, and Orlandia
with Cody Baird.
Medium Amateur Jumper Champion also had a 3-way tie between Camerino
with Jessica Siuda, Chablis 79 with Caroline Dayton, and Cavalier with
In the Hunter Arenas, Meghan Moran was Amateur Owner Hunter Champion
18-35 with In Return. Lyrical with Mary Jane King was Champion in the
Amateur Owner Hunter 36 and Over.
In the Green Pony Hunters, the Small/Medium Champion was Just Press Play
with Molly Sullivan riding for Emma Butchard. Large Green Hunter Pony
Champion was Beau Rivage with owner/rider Katie Cassetta.
Photos available upon request. All results are
There is one week left of jumping at the Winter Equestrian Festival in
Wellington the Cosequin Wellington Finale.
Winter Equestrian Festival Dates:
(Each week runs Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8:00 AM)
Tommy Bahama Palm Beach Open February 26 March 2
Cosequin Wellington Finale March 5 9
Zada Enterprises, LLC WEF Dressage Classic March 13 16
After March 9, Competitors move to Tampa to continue the Winter
Tickets for Winter Equestrian Festival at Tampa Fairgrounds are
Wednesday through Friday $5. Children under 12 years are free.
Saturday and Sunday Adult tickets are $10. Seniors and Students are $5
all days. For schedule, directions and information visit
Dates for Tampa Winter Equestrian Festival
(Each week of competition runs Wed - Sun beginning at 8:00 AM)
Suncoast Internationale March 13-16
Tampa Bay Classic March 19-23 CSI***/W
Tournament of Champions March 25-29 CSI**/W
Budweiser American Invitational March 29 in Raymond James Stadium
Tickets for the Budweiser American Invitational, March 29 at Raymond
James Stadium are available at Ticket Master (813) 287-8844 or at
Stadium Jumping (877) 909-9436.