Wellington, FL – September 21, 2016 –The ESP Summer Series continues to highlight top competition at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) as riders competing in the hunter and jumper disciplines prepare for the remaining weeks of the summer circuit ahead of the ESP Fall Series set to begin in October. Competition during the ESP Summer Series will conclude on Sunday, October 2.
Alvaro Lozada of SW Ranches, FL, and Armageddon, owned by Cenci Jumper, LLC, finished the two-horse jump-off in the $10,000 Open Stake at the ESP September show ahead of Manuel Fernandez Hache of Miami, FL, and Al Calypso, owned by Aristides Fernandez Zucco, who earned second place and finished the jump-off in 44.482 seconds with eight faults. Roberto Daza of Wellington, FL, and Biscayo completed the track in 76.331 seconds for third.
Stephanie King of St. Augustine, FL, and her own Co-Starr rode to victory in the Child/Adult Jumper Classic presented by Tackeria after the duo crossed through the jump-off timers in 39.716 seconds. Isabel Sanchez of West Palm Beach, FL, and Chino, owned by Isabel Mejia, earned second place, finishing the class with four faults and a time of 38.864 seconds. Kara Constantakos of Jupiter, FL, and her own Bon Vivant collected third place after collecting four faults and a time of 43.204 seconds.
Taje Warrick of Wellington, FL, and her own Dersey rose to the top of the leaderboard in the $1,500 M&S Child/Adult Classic presented by Accuhorsemat with a time of 36.185 seconds around the jump-off track. Sofia Jaramillo of Sunny Isles, FL, and her own Lambada captured second place securing a time of 40.283 seconds, while Kara Constantakos of Jupiter, FL, and her own Bon Vivant earned third place in the class.
The $2,500 Low Junior/Amateur Owner Classic saw Robyn Hannigan of Celebration, FL, and her own Capacabana as the only pair to advance to the immediate jump-off round, finishing the track in 36.525 seconds for the win. Francesca Damasceno of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and her own Watermill Time finished with the fastest trip around the first round track in 64.642 seconds but dropped a rail to sit in second place. Dana Ventrice of Pompano, FL, and her own Gerbeaud earned third place after dropping a single rail and crossing through the timers in 65.741 seconds.
Ashley Briggs of Loxahatchee, FL, and her own Teaticket earned divisional champion honors in the Amateur Owner Hunter 3’3″ Division presented by Aculife, while Margaret O’Meara of Kirkland, WA, and Casino, owned by Woodland Way Inc. took reserve.
The THIS Children’s Medal was championed by Taje Warrick of Wellington, FL, and Capital Gain, owned by Arion Legends LLC, who scored an 80 to take the blue rosette. Ella Bostwick of Wellington, FL, and Bull Run’s Udamann, owned by Christine Bostwick, earned second place with a score of 77, while Brooke Giacin of SW Ranches, FL, piloted her own Shannaghmore to third place with a score of 72.
The Children’s Hunter Division presented by UHealth Ear Institute saw Ava Hoffman of North Palm Beach, FL, and Quigley take top divisional honors ahead of Lielle Rhodes of Wellington, FL, and Legendary who collected reserve champion.
Kelly Rodriguez of Dania, FL, and Diluvial Donnerhall, owned by Pablo Gamboa, rode to victory in the Low Working Hunter Division, followed by Brandy Rivas of West Palm Beach, FL, and Oh My Mya, owned by Marcus Cmolva Au, who received reserve champion honors.
ESP Labor Day Competition Highlights
Luis Larrazabal of Wellington, FL, and Quintus Fabius, owned by Guillermo Pacanins, rode to victory in the $7,000 Open Stake during the ESP Labor Day competition to take top honors in the largest pursed class of the weekend. The duo sped through the jump-off timers in 39.73 seconds to finish ahead of Tori Corts of Wellington, FL, and her own Tabasco de la Nutrina, who completed the track in 46.0252 seconds. German Camargo of Loxahatchee, FL, and his own Centurio rounded out the top three finishers in the class, earning a time of 41.541 seconds and adding four faults to their final score.
The M&S Child/Adult Classic presented by Accuhorsemat saw Isabel Sanchez of West Palm Beach, FL, and Chino, owned by Anabelle Mejia, rise to the occasion with a time of 40.491 seconds, just ahead of Emma Butchard of Wellington, FL, and her own I Am Picobello, who completed the track in 40.584 seconds. Cynthia Screnci of Boca Raton, FL, piloted her own Vichy to third place after collecting four faults around the jump-off track in 42.864 seconds.
Catalina Peralta of Geneva, FL, and Confi, owned by Wendy Peralta, captured the Low Junior/Amateur Owner Classic finishing their jump-off round with a time of 44.761 seconds and four faults. Francesca Damasceno and her own Watermill Time took second place after dropping a rail in the first round and completing the track in 72.66 seconds. Robyn Hannigan of Celebration, FL, and her own Capacabana were awarded with third place after finishing with a time of 74.003 and a single rail.
Gabriela Damasceno of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and her own San Quinta SN captured top honors in the Low Child/Adult Classic presented by Tuffrider and Equine Couture with a jump-off time of 45.91 seconds. Noa Diener of Indian Creek Village, FL, and Pippa, owned by Deborah Perkins, took second place with a time of 48.891 seconds. Sydney Gorall of Wellington, FL, and her own Café Mocha added eight faults in the jump-off to completing with a time of 42.043 seconds.
Isabel Sanchez of West Palm Beach, FL, and Chino continued their success as they earned victory in the $1,500 NAL Child/Adult Jumper Classic presented by Tackeria as they completed the track in 33.115 seconds. Flora Manship of Milford, NJ, and her Endgame owned by Elan Farm finished in second place with a time of 37.089 seconds, while Kara Constantakos of Jupiter, FL, and her own Bon Vivant rounded out the top three finishers collecting two time faults around the track in the first round.
Cindy Harrington of Wellington, FL, and Absolute Gold, owned by Piper Oren, took top divisional honors in the Child/Adult Amateur Hunter Division presented by UHealth Ear Institute while McKenzie Kreilich of Naples, FL, piloted her own War Eagle to reserve champion accolades.
The Low Children/Adult Hunter Division presented by Pilates Rocks saw Daphne Garrett of New York, NY, collect champion honors aboard Jaded Palace, owned by Little Brook Farms, Inc., for their consistent performances throughout the weekend, while Barry Carragher of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and his own Roc Du Triomphe earned reserve honors.
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