Saugerties, New York, USA – June 05, 2021 – The second week of the Hits Saugerties Spring Series has concluded at Hits-on-the-Hudson. This week featured exciting USEF-Rated and FEI CSI 2* competition including a $25,000 Hits Grand Prix, $50,000 FEI Grand Prix, and $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby. Read on for a glimpse at this week’s champions!
In the exciting $50,000 FEI Grand Prix on Saturday, Adrienne Sternlicht (USA) and Cadans Z claimed the top spot in 37.48 seconds while registering no penalty-points to earn the crowning blue ribbon. Sternlicht and the 12-year-old grey Zangersheide mare (Carosso VDL x Navrone) earned the winner’s trophy by being almost a full second faster than the runners-up.
Ireland claimed the next two spots on the podium with Kevin Mealiff (IRL) and Tupac van de Vrombautshoeve (Thunder Vd Zuuthoeve x Unknown) coming in second backed by a flawless jump-off performance in 38.45 seconds.
Jonathan Corrigan (IRL) and Super Chilled (Gelvin Clover – Ballypatrick Codex) completed the podium, registering no penalties in 38.87 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Final Results – $50,000 FEI Grand Prix CSI 2*
1) Adrienne Sternlicht (USA) & Cadans Z – 0 / 0 – 37.48
2) Kevin Mealiff (IRL) & Tupac van de Vrombautshoeve Z – 0 / 0 – 38.45
3) Jonathan Corrigan (IRL) & Super Chilled – 0 / 0 – 38.87
Source: Press Release from Hits Horse Shows
Photo: © ESI Photography