2016 American Gold Cup Prize List Now Available Online

Written by: Kenneth Kraus
Client: American Gold Cup http://www.theamericangoldcup.com/
Release Date: 2016-07-21

North Salem, NY – July 21, 2016 – Morrissey Management Group, the organizers of the 2016 American Gold Cup, one of North America’s premier show jumping events and consistently one of NARG’s highest ranked horse show in the United States, announced today that the prize list for this year’s event is now available online.

The 2016 American Gold Cup CSI-W, returns again to the scenic Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY., on Sept. 14-18, 2016.

Click here to download the 2016 Prize List.

The American Gold Cup show grounds
The American Gold Cup show grounds

The American Gold Cup has been selected as one of only seven events that comprise the East Coast division of the all-new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League. The top equestrian athletes compete in the league in order to qualify for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final. This year’s final will be held, for the first time ever, in Omaha, Nebraska, on March 29 through April 7, 2017 at the Century Link Center in Omaha.

Now entering its 47th year, the American Gold Cup competition will play host to a total of five Longines FEI Rankings events, culminating with the prestigious $220,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York where the top riders will compete for the prestigious American Gold Cup trophy.

To request a hard copy of the Prize List, please contact the MMG office at 941-744-5465 or info@mmg.management.

Meanwhile, spectator tickets are available online for the Saturday and Sunday events of the 2016 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W.

The American Gold Cup show will feature a full array of jumper classes, including sections for Children and Adult Jumpers, Low and High Junior/Amateur Jumpers, plus the exciting, big time Open Jumpers.  Also, the Zone 2 ASPCA Maclay Regional Championships will be returning and will be held on Saturday in the Old Salem Farm indoor arena.

For those that might enjoy the experience of the American Gold Cup in especially grand style, we invite you to book your VIP table in the beautiful Jockey Club as soon as possible. Because of the popularity of this unique venue, with full-service, delicious catered gourmet cuisine and you choice of beverages, all with the best view of the Old Salem Farm Grand Prix Ring, we invite you to book your tables early as a full sell-out is expected.

For further information, table reservations or for tickets for this year’s extravaganza visit the American Gold Cup website at www.theamericangoldcup.com

The American Gold Cup returns to Westchester County on September 14-18, 2016. See you in September!

About the American Gold Cup
Held over five days, the American Gold Cup brings together a diverse crowd of elite equestrian athletes, discerning horse owners, excited fans and young hopefuls waiting to catch a glimpse of their idols set amongst a fanfare of family-friendly activities, competitions, shopping, entertainment and celebrity sightings.

In addition to the competition ring, the international show jumping event features high-end shopping located along Old Salem Farm’s boutique row. From top-notch equestrian tack and equipment to fashion, jewelry, antiques, art and much more, the scenic outdoor boutiques offer show-goers the perfect opportunity to get some shopping in while taking a break from the competition action.

Old Salem Farm, located an hour north of New York City, boasts a state-of-the-art stabling facility, an historic pristine grass Grand Prix field and outstanding competition and schooling arenas, all of which are surrounded by one of the world’s most charming and picturesque competition venue settings. For the past four years, the North American Riders Group (NARG) has recognized the Old Salem Farm competitions on their NARG Top 25 List. For more information on Old Salem Farm, including its yearlong competition schedule, prize lists, clinics, boarding, lessons and training, visit www.oldsalemfarm.net.

46th Annual American Gold Cup Fast Facts:

Featuring the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York

Sept. 14-18, 2016

Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road, North Salem, New York

Thursday, Sept. 15
$35,000 Don Little Memorial Welcome Stake CSI 4* Table A against the clock

Friday, Sept. 16
$86,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York Qualifier Table A with a jump-off
(40 best riders qualify for Sunday’s Grand Prix)

Saturday, Sept. 17
$35,000 Hermès Sellier Cup CSI 4* Article 239 C
$86,000 Fidelity Investments® Classic CSI 4*  Table A with a jump-off
Region 2 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Championship

Sunday, Sept. 18
$220,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York

Wednesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday – Friday

Saturday and Sunday Family Entertainment begins at 11 a.m. including pony rides, face painting and shopping on Boutique Row featuring Hermès, Danbury Porsche. Other shops feature custom riding apparel, antiques, jewelry, pet clothing, pet accessories, portrait artists, clothing and home accents.

Weekdays: Admission is free to the public
Saturday and Sunday: Admission is $20 per person, $15 per child 4-12 years and seniors 65+, children 3 and under are free. Click here to purchase tickets now!

Jockey Club VIP Tables:
High-top tables of four or six or tables of eight.
For reservations call
(617) 888-2357 or email chelsead@oldsalemfarm.net.

Available on the grounds and overflow parking with shuttles.

From Interstate 84 or Interstate 287: Take interstate 684 to exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road), turn right. Old Salem Farm is on the right.

Before Show – (800) 237-8924
During Show – (914) 669-5610 ext 201
Stable office – (941) 744-5465
Prize List Advertising – (941) 744-5465
Vendor Boutique – Matt Morrissey (941) 915-3457
Website: theamericangoldcup.com

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Matt Morrissey
(941) 915-3457

Advertising Opportunities:
Mary Silcox (800) 237-8924

Charity Partners:
JustWorld International


Official Hotel of the American Gold Cup
Danbury Crown Plaza
(877) 270-1393

Ridgefield, Connecticut
West Lane Inn (203) 438-7323

Brewster, New York 5-10 min
Heidi’s Motel (845) 279-8011

Mount Kisco, New York 5-10 min
Holiday Inn (914) 241-2600

Danbury, Connecticut 10-20 min from grounds
Hilton Gardens (203) 205-2000
Comfort Inn (203) 205-0800
Danbury Plaza (203) 795-0600
Ethan Allen (203) 774-1776
Spring Hill Suites (203) 744-7333
Residence Inn (203) 797-1256

Morrissey Management Group
PO Box 1375
Bradenton, FL 34206
Tel: (941) 744-5465
Fax: (941) 744-0874

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