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Victoria Colvin Makes History with El Primero as Three-time Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Champion PDF Print E-mail
Written by ELAINE WESSEL   
Sunday, 18 August 2019 12:02
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Always a force to be reckoned with in the derby ring, Victoria Colvin once again proved her mastery of the handy course and made history as a three-time winner of the Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship on Saturday evening, this time topping the scorecard by nearly 25 points in the 2019 installment aboard Meralex Farm, Inc.’s El Primero. Entering the day as the frontrunners following the classic round, defending champion Colvin and El Primero extended their lead ahead of 35 of the nation’s best hunter contenders with a textbook trip that earned them near-perfect scores. Colvin and El Primero will leave Kentucky with nearly $45,000 in prize money and the coveted status as the 2019 champions, marking the professional’s feat in program history as the first rider to claim the championship rosette aboard three different horses.
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Schedule Changes PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 18 August 2019 00:00

Involving the following rings:

STONELEA RING
- Small Jr Htrs combined
- Classes 89 + 86 A/O 3'3" 35+ will follow class 81
- Classes 116 + 119 Jr Htr 3'3" 16-17 will follow class 86

ROLEX STADIUM
- Class 405 DJT 6 YO to follow class 408
- Class 402 DJT 5 YO to follow class 402

WALNUT ARENA
- Jr/AO Jumer Medium split, Jr to go first
- Class  481 change table to Table II, 2.1

MURPHY RING
- USEF Pony Medal combined
- Green Ponies combined

ANNEX RING
- Children's Ponies combined
 

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Last Updated on Sunday, 18 August 2019 12:07
 
Victoria Colvin and El Primero Lead First Day of 2019 Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship PDF Print E-mail
Written by ELAINE WESSEL   
Saturday, 17 August 2019 01:54
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The 11th edition of the Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship returned to the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park on Friday morning, showcasing the best hunter horses and athletes in the country for the first of two days of competition. Offering more than $250,000 in prize money in 2019, the event has become a popular goal for challengers with exceptionally skilled horses that possess noteworthy movement and jumping style. With 76 entries tackling the classic phase of competition, horse-and-rider combinations were in top form, all fighting for a coveted spot in the top 40 to advance to Saturday evening’s championship handy round. Ultimately it was defending champion Victoria Colvin aboard El Primero who stepped up to the plate to earn the highest day one score and lead the pack.
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Jill Gaffney and Dayla 6 Go Double Clear to Win $5,000 1.40m Open Jumpers in Kentucky PDF Print E-mail
Written by Callie Clement   
Thursday, 15 August 2019 12:43
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Jumper competition in the Rolex Stadium kicked off Wednesday at the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show with the $5,000 1.40m Open Jumpers serving as the highlight event. Competing over a course of 13 obstacles, athletes vied for both clear and quick rounds. At the end of the two-phase competition it was Jill Gaffney and Freestyling Farm LLC’s Dayla 6 who stole the show to walk away with the blue ribbon as the only double-clear combination of the class.
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Scott Stewart Sweeps Top Three Spots in Day Two of 2019 Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships PDF Print E-mail
Written by ELAINE WESSEL   
Thursday, 15 August 2019 12:41
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The second phase of the 2019 Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships at the 3’ and 3’3” heights brought more than 140 exhibitors back to the Walnut Ring at the Kentucky Horse Park on Wednesday, with each horse-and-rider pair aiming at qualifying for Thursday’s championship round by earning a place in the top 30 finishers. Maintaining momentum, Scott Stewart retained his status as the frontrunner aboard Mayflower, laying down another high-scoring performance to earn Wednesday’s victory over fences and the overall top spot on the leaderboard. Adding to his success, Stewart claimed the second-place and third-place spots ahead of the pack with Sandstone and Charlemagne, respectively.
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