Laura Chapot and Diarado’s Flying Dutchman Race to $5,000 Speed Stake Win at Devon Fall Classic
Devon, Pa. – Sept. 17, 2021 – Competition at the 2021 Devon Fall Classic returned to the Dixon Oval on Friday, with the $5,000 Speed Stake exhibitors taking center stage. The first of the weekend’s evening events, the atmosphere was electric as the stadium lights lit the ring and spectators and fans gathered to watch the field of top talent vie for the class’ honors. In the end, it was Laura Chapot and Diarado’s Flying Dutchman who topped the leaderboard with the quickest time to take home the victory.
Meredith Till and Will Scarlet Earn Thoroughbred Jumper Division Championship Honors
Kicking off Friday morning, Meredith Till and Will Scarlet, a 15-year-old Thoroughbred gelding owned by Neal Shapiro, mastered Eric Hadbrouck’s course as part of the ever popular Thoroughbred jumper division. The duo went fault free in their first round with a time of 64.161 seconds. Returning for the jump off, Till and Scarlet were able to master the liverpool and the course’s difficult combination that proved challenging to several other riders. With another fault free round and time of 38.799 seconds, the pair earned the blue ribbon as well as the Thoroughbred Jumper Championship.