International Hunter Derby & Sapphire Grand Prix
Devon, Pennsylvania – May 30, 2024 – Devon Double Feature. The 2024 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair offered spectators and exhibitors an exciting double feature on Thursday as hunters and jumpers squared off in their highlight events of the week – the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby sponsored by The Wheeler Family and the $226,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon.
$25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
Photos by Olivia Airhart, Mane Source Media for Phelps Media Group
The first of two highlight classes on the 2024 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair schedule, the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby sponsored by The Wheeler Family, took place in the Dixon Oval early Thursday morning.
$25,000 USHJA InternationalHunter Derby Winnersponsored by The Wheeler Family
PARADIGMRidden by John French Owned by Meredith Lipke
French led the first round of Devon Derby competition with a score of 96 points. His second round handy score of 95 points solidified he and Paradigm’s place in the winner’s circle while Nick Hannes rounded out the rest of the podium placing second with Estimated Prophet and third with C’est Jolie.

Nick Haness and Estimated Prophet

Nick Haness and C’est Jolie
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$226,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon
Jordan Coyle Goes ‘For Gold’
Irishman, Jordan Coyle won his first-ever Devon Blue in Thursday night’s $226,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon aboard Falkirk Farm LLC’s, For Gold. Coyle, who is attending his first Devon Horse Show, etched his name onto a distinguished list of past Devon Champions.

Richard E. McDevitt Style Award The Richard E. McDevitt Style Perpetual Trophy
2024 Recipient – Lillie Keenan
Second went to Lillie Keenan and Kick On,while third-place went to Mark Bluman and Ubilic.
Jessica Nemzoff, Nemzoff International, LLC for Phelps Media Group
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Budweiser Clydesdales
The iconic Budweiser Clydesdales graced the Dixon Oval for the first time this week on Thursday night! They will return Saturday, June 1st in the evening.
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Supporter Spotlight
Thank you to Jaguar Land Rover Main Line for your generous support ofThe Devon Horse Show and Country Fair
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About the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair: Started in 1896, The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse show in North America and draws in top competitors from around the world. With the grandeur of Philadelphia’s historic Main Line as its backdrop, the show continues to reflect the local traditions and lifestyles of the community. The event is run by more than 2,000 volunteers and offers a variety of boutique shops in miniature cottages, amusement rides and games for kids, multiple dining options, and live entertainment. Proceeds support The Bryn Mawr Hospital.  The Devon Horse Show Foundation is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit. The organization is operated to perform the charitable and educational purposes of The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, Inc. It also supports the maintenance and improvement of the historic Devon Horse Show grounds to ensure its position as one of the premier equestrian event facilities in the world.

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