Bridgehampton, New York – August 31, 2021 – Earlier in the day, 41 riders competed across two sections of the $10,000 Gimme Shelter/Storeybrook Farm Open Jumper 1.40m class Presented by Copperline Farm. The 13-effort course was also designed by Alan Wade.
Charlie Jayne (USA) of Wellington, Fla., and Ammann Equestrian LLC’s Stakan 4 were the fastest of eight horse-and-rider combinations to go clean in the $10,000 Gimme Shelter Open Jumper Section A, stopping the clock at a time of 55.643 seconds. Ireland’s Gavin Harley (IRL) rode Kavalli Di Magico, owned by Clear Ride LLC, to a second-place finish in 56.538 seconds. Brazil’s Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) and Artemis Equestrian Farm LLC’s Major Tom were third with a time of 58.942 seconds.
Each year approximately 50,000 people – including many A-list celebrities – come to watch the nation’s best equestrian athletes compete at the Hampton Classic. The Hampton Classic features more than 200 classes in six show rings, the Agneta Currey Boutique Garden with more than 70 vendors, and a wide selection of dining options, all on its world-class 60-acre show grounds. This year’s Hampton Classic features five FEI classes in its grass Grand Prix ring showcasing elite riders from around the world, including Olympic and World Equestrian Games veterans. There are also kid-friendly activities throughout the week including pony rides, petting farm animals, daily special attractions and more.
Daily admission to the Classic is $20 per carload. Admission is free on Monday, and seniors are admitted free on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Grandstand tickets for the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix on Sunday, September 5, are $45 per person for reserved bucket seating, which are available for purchase on the Hampton Classic website.
Final Results – $10,000 Gimme Shelter/Storeybrook Farm Open Jumper
1) Charlie Jayne (USA) & Stakan 4 – 0 / 0 – 55.643
2) Gavin Harley (IRL) & Kavalli Di Magico – 0 / 0 – 56.538
3) Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) & Major Tom – 0 / 0 – 58.942
Source: Press Release from The Hampton Classic
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