Tori Colvin and Gabriel Top National Hunter Derby at ESP I

Victoria Colvin of Loxahatchee, FL, and Gabriel, owned by J T Farm, took top honors in the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby during ESP Spring I with a total two round score of 177.

Ericka Koscinski of Center Moriches, NY, and Emerson Hill, owned by Libby Mewbourne, rode to second place with a final score of 172. Zayna Rizvi of Greenwich, CT, and Verdana, owned by Laura Wasserman, finished in third place, only a point behind Koscinski, completing two rounds with a total of 171.

Victoria Colvin and Gabriel. PC: Sportfot
Colvin and Gabriel received an 88 from the panel in round one before securing an 89 in the handy to take the win. The duo’s scores were the highest in both rounds, as they outpaced a class of 14 entries.

Sienna Pilla of Ridgefield, CT, and Robin Hill’s Snapshot, owned by Piccolino Farm LLC championed the $1,500 USHJA Pony Hunter Derby with a two round score of 167. Hana Bieling of Wellington, FL, guided Headlines, owned by Tanna Seltzer, to second place with a total score of 161, ahead of Christina Rogalny of Wellington, FL, and More Like It, owned by Megan McCarthy, took home third place with a score of 160 from the panel.

The Neue Schule Bits USHJA Hunter 3′ Division saw Richard Fancher of Crestwood, KY, and Von Dutch, owed by Cara Cheska, take the division championship ahead of Deborah Perkins of Wellington, FL, and her own Rise and Shine, who secured reserve champion honors.

Sienna Pilla and Robin’s Hill Snapshot. PC: Sportfot
Jennifer Hannan of Wakefield, RI, and Canada, owned by Jennifer Smith, championed the Gold Coast Feed Performance Hunter 3’3″ & 3’6″ Combined Division ahead of Katherine Newman of Wellington, FL, guided Forever Autumn, owned by Christine Richards, to reserve.

Coco Fath of Fairfield, CT, and Akinda, owned by Hillside Farm, LLC, secured the divisional championship in the #1 Education Place Junior Hunter 3’6″ Division, while Taylor St Jacques of Glen Allen, VA, and her own Di Samorano were awarded with reserve champion.

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