McLain Ward and Contagious Clinch $208,200 Upperville Jumper Classic CSI4*

McLain Ward and Contagious

Upperville, Va. – June 9, 2019 – As America’s oldest running horse show, the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) has consistently hosted the world’s top athletes for over 165 years. This year’s competition, presented by St. Bride’s Farm, was no exception as the best of the best gathered to compete in the $208,200 Upperville Jumper Classic CSI4*, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds, on Sunday afternoon. In front of a packed crowd, the United States’ own McLain Ward scored his fourth grand prix at the historic event when he bested a 13-horse jump-off with a double-clear effort aboard Beechwood Stables’ Contagious. To watch an interview with Ward, click here.

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Ella Bikoff and Garfield Garner Grand Champion Junior Hunter Title

Ella Bikoff and Garfield

On the final day of the 2019 Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS), presented by St. Bride’s Farm, junior hunter competition concluded as riders vied for their division’s top prizes. Ella Bikoff and Garfield were ultimately crowned Grand Champion Junior Hunter, while Mimi Gochman claimed the title of Best Child Rider on a Junior Horse.

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Updates from Upperville

Large Junior 16-17 Hunters
Annie McDonald’s Capitalized with Ellie Ferrigno
Reserve Champion:
Skyler Fields’ Rocketeer with Riley King

Junior 15 & Under 3’3″ Hunters
Champion: McLain Ward’s Flirt and Baylee McKeever
Reserve Champion: Eliza Bienstock’s Playlist with Diana Bienstock

Junior 16-17 3’3″ Hunters
Ceil Wheeler’s Addison with Sallie-Mason Wheeler
Reserve Champion:
 Pleasant Dreams and Helen Lohr

Best Child Rider on a Children’s 15-17 Hunter: Emma Shove

Children’s 15-17 Hunters
Convinced and Cassidy Bosch
Reserve Champion: 
Cabriolet and Shayna Tamburo

Best Child Rider on a Children’s 14 & Under Hunter: Cassie Warren

Children’s 14 & Under Hunters
Tory Burch and Elizabeth Lowham-Ruzzo
Reserve Champion: 
Zealand and Grace Walker

Grand Pony Hunter Champion: Baroness Betsee Parker’s Bit of Love with Maddie Tosh

Large Pony Hunters
Prestige and Kat Fuqua
Reserve Champion:
Chic In Time and Kat Fuqua

High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumpers
Champion: Copperline Farm LLC’s Isaac 22 with Victoria Grauer Ketchum
Reserve Champion: Marigold Sporthorses LLC’s Darko’s Promise with Natalie Dean; Luron S Z and Riley Newsome

Medium Junior Jumpers
Anis De La Piece and Sheer Levitin
Reserve Champion:
Clear Ride LLC’s Remmits Delphi with Ava Ellis

Medium Amateur-Owner Jumpers
Ilan Ferder’s Maestro Vica V/D Ark with Natalie Dean
Reserve Champion:
 Antonov and Joanna Wolffer; Dakar VDL and Riley Newsome; R.J. Equestrian Group’s Euphoria with Ariel Bluman

Low Junior Jumpers
Tanzanite and Peyton Kanstoroom
Reserve Champion:
 Katie Monahan-Prudent’s Douwe with Dominic Gibbs

Low Amateur-Owner Jumpers
Wednesday Mornin and Brianne Link
Reserve Champion:
Jackpot and Andrea Vogel

High Children’s Jumpers
The Maher Family LLC’s Abilitydance with Claire Campbell
Reserve Champion:
Mary Catlett’s Corrado Pelli with Louise Whitner

High Adult Amateur Jumpers
The Cox Family’s Joy Ride with Dorothy Cox
Reserve Champion:
Vinyasa and Laura Bishop

Best Young Pony: Barbara Chappell’s Mystical Attire handled by Charlie Brown



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