Lexington, Ky. – July 31, 2018 – Aaron Vale was the first rider in the $5,000 Open 1.40m Jumpers during the opening day of the Kentucky Summer Classic and, after putting in a clear round on Sarah Turner’s Acolina R, he wasted no time in completing a very fast jump-off that proved to be unbeatable throughout the remainder of the class. Alex Granato and Beorn achieved another double clear effort that put them in second place, while Christoph Schroeder finished third on Diamant De Revel.
Seaside Steals the Lead in Performance 3’6″ Hunter Division
Hunter classes concluded in the Stonelea Ring with the Performance Hunters, where Seaside shined in the 3’6″ division to take the lead ahead of Wednesday’s championship crowning. The 12-year-old Warmblood gelding, owned by Eliza Kimball, captured the first place ribbon in the Performance 3’6″ Hunter under saddle with Leylan Gleeson, while Michael Murphy piloted the gelding to second place in both over fences classes.