Lexington, Ky. – July 26, 2018 – The $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic proved to be a challenge for the 41 horse and rider combinations that were entered on the first Thursday of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show series. Only three riders, all men, were able to make it over the long course, designed by Kentucky’s favorite course designer: Bobby Murphy. In the end, Chris Ewanouski and Castle Point Farm’s Binja raced across the timers to take home the top honors with a time of 38.906 seconds. Alex Granato and Carlchen W came in second with a time of 39.456 seconds, while Australia’s Scott Creech and Chicco W rounded out the top three spots with a time of 41.741 seconds.
Kelley Farmer and Because Best Competition to Capture Professional Hunter Grand Championship
Kelley Farmer and Aizlynn Radwanski’s Because started off the Kentucky Summer Horse Show in the same winning fashion in which they left the Kentucky Spring series by riding to the top to claim the Professional Hunter Grand Champion award, generously presented by Visse Wedell.
Farmer and the 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Because bested the High Performance Hunter division to claim the championship tricolor as well.