Lexington, Ky. – July 29, 2018 – The final day of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show concluded competition with hunter horses highlighted in the Stonelea Ring for the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, sponsored by World Equestrian Center and Kentucky Horse Shows. Twenty-five horse-and-athlete combinations contested Jasen Shelley’s classic round over ten obstacles with four high options, with Alyssa Mansfield posting an unbeatable total score of 178 across two rounds to claim the victory with Ashland Farms’ Candor.
Alex Matz Secures Win in $10,000 Under 25 Classic
Alex Matz of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, secured the win on Cashew CR in the $10,000 Under 25 Classic to help wrap-up the final day of competition during the Kentucky Summer Horse Show. The class, which saw 14 starters in the Rolex Stadium on Sunday morning, took place over a course designed by Bobby Murphy. Sydney Shulman of Greenwich, Connecticut, was second on her mare Ardente Printaniere, while Kady Abrahamson was third with Charline 28.
Join Us Next Week For The Kentucky Summer Classic
The Kentucky Summer Classic will begin on Tuesday, July 31, and will run through Sunday, Aug. 5. The week will highlight the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic on Thursday, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m., while Saturday, Aug. 4, will feature the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, sponsored by World Equestrian Center and Kentucky Horse Shows, in the Stonelea Ring and the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix, sponsored by GGT Footings, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Rolex Stadium.