Cormac Hanley and RMF Chacco Top Race to $36,600 Speed Classic CSI3* Victory to Open Great Lakes Equestrian Festival I, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors
Traverse City, Mich. – July 8, 2021 – The first week of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, saw international show jumping competition kick off Thursday afternoon in the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring with the $36,600 Speed Classic CSI3*. Crossing the finish line the quickest was Ireland’s Cormac Hanley and RMF Chacco Top who took home top honors in the first international class of the week. Karl Cook and Ircos IV finished second and Oliva Chowdry and Balkana Du Tillard rounded out the top three respectively.
Kelsey Epperson & Debonair Claim Northern Pines Farm Young Hunter 3’3” Championship at Great Lakes Equestrian Festival I, Presented by CaptiveOne Advisors
The Northern Pines Farm Young Hunter 3’3” Division concluded Thursday afternoon during Week I of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors. Riders returned to the Hunter II ring Thursday to vie for division championship honors after putting their best foot forward in Wednesday’s opening classes. At the conclusion of the division’s competitive rounds, it was ultimately Kelsey Epperson who took home the tri-color ribbon and the championship title aboard Debonair.