Jenny Karazissis and Big Shot Take the Lead in High Performance Hunter Division With a Hat Trick on First Day of Temecula Valley National II, Presented by Interactive Mortgage
Temecula, Calif. – May 26, 2021 – Competition resumed at Nilforushan Equisport Events’ Temecula Valley National Horse Show for a second week of world-class competition at Galway Downs on Wednesday, May 26. The new and improved Grand Hunter Arena at the venue welcomed some of the west coast’s top hunter riders, looking to position themselves above the competition on the first day of classes before the division champions would be decided on Thursday. Jenny Karazissis aboard Big Shot meant business on Wednesday, putting down picture-perfect rounds and displaying their impeccable style to claim three blue ribbons and a clear lead in the High Performance Hunter division.
Robert Blanchette Uncatchable Scoring a One-Two Finish in $5,000 1.35m Welcome Stake, Sponsored by Train with Shelby at Nilforushan Equisport Events’ Temecula Valley National II, Presented by Interactive Mortgage
Temecula, Calif. – May 26, 2021 – The action returned to the Grand Prix Arena Wednesday evening for Nilforushan Equisport Events’ 1.35m Welcome Stake, sponsored by Train with Shelby at the Temecula Valley National II, presented by Interactive Mortgage. Kicking off the second week of the series, top jumper riders took to Manuel Esparza’s (MEX) 14-effort course in hopes of snagging the first podium of the week, and the lion’s share of the prize. It was ultimately Robert Blanchette who prevailed over the other 26 horse-and-rider combinations to take top honors with Chardonnay, all while adding a cherry on top securing a second place podium with Coupis.
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