Back-To-Back Wins for Daniel Bluman and Cachemire de Braize in $213,300 Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel Grand Prix CSI4*
Traverse City, Mich. – June 13, 2021 – The first week of the Traverse City Spring Horse Show (TCS), presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, concluded Sunday afternoon with the highly anticipated $213,300 Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel Grand Prix CSI4*. A total of 25 talented international horse-and-rider combinations had their shot at the lion’s share of the prize money, with seven hopeful athletes advancing to the jump-off tie-breaker. Taking a gamble on his up-and-coming mount Cachemire de Braize, Israel’s Daniel Bluman played his cards right to emerge victorious as the winner for the second day in a row at Flintfields Horse Park.
Kelsey Epperson Dominates $5,000 Traverse City Derby Aboard Didgereedoo VDL and Tulio
Week I of the Traverse City Spring Horse Show concluded Sunday in the Polk Family Hunter Ring with the highly anticipated $5,000 Traverse City Derby, featuring 19 talented horse-and-rider combinations. In the end, Kelsey Epperson dominated the field of derby riders placing first on Didgereedoo VDL, who finished on a total score of 177 and finished second on Tulio, riding to a combined score of 175. Nick Haness rounded out the top three with Crowd Pleaser, earning a combined total score of 174.