For Immediate Release
Contact: Marty Bauman, 518-523-9625, Marty@classic-communications.com
Lake Placid, NY - June 27, 2017 - The 48th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm, opened their two-week stay in the Adirondacks Tuesday with a limited schedule that featured wins by Jimmy Torano in both sections of the Sidelines 1.30-meter Speed Class.
With a total of 73 horses entered in Tuesday's featured event, the timed first-round class was split into two sections. Torano rode Casa De La Marta Bay to the win over a 37-horse field in the first section and then claimed the win on Chram over a 36-horse field in the second section.
The Lake Placid Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by the $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid on Sunday afternoon. The I Love New York Horse Show follows, July 4-9, featuring the $100,000 Great American Insurance Group Grand Prix presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm on Saturday, July 8..
The Lake Placid Horse Shows offer over $535,000 in prize money and feature the nation's best horses and riders competing in four show rings. The horse shows offers more than 100 classes of competition each week for all levels of competition ranging from young children on ponies to grand prix competitors and Olympic competitors and medalists. Each show is USEF 'AA' rated for hunters and 6* rated for Jumpers.
Admission to the horse show is just $2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more. For a behind the scenes look at the horse show, guided walking tours are offered on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. The tour groups meet at the horse show retail booth, and the tours, costing just $1.00, last approximately one hour.
Upcoming highlights of the Lake Placid Horse Show include:
Wednesday, June 28 - $1,200 Lake Placid Lodge 1.30m Jumper Class; $1,500 Adirondack Life 1.35m Jumper Class; $5,000 NBC 5 1.40m Jumper Class; WIHS Equitation Jumper Phase; WIHS Equitation Hunter Phase; Platinum Performance SJ Talent Search 3*; The National PHA Equitation Class; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Thursday, June 29 - $1,500 Hampton Inn 1.35m Jumper Class; ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay; Pessoa U.S. Hunter Seat Medal; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Friday, June 30 - $1,500 Pepsi Beverages Co. 1.35m Jumper Class; $5,000 Dartbrook Rustic Goods 1.40m Jumper Class; $30,000 Prevost Jumper Classic (3 PM); U.S. Adult Equitation; Ariat Adult Medal; Marshall & Sterling U.S. Pony Medal - Small, Medium, Large; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Saturday, July 1 - $20,000CMJ Sporthorse 1.40m Open Stake; $7,500 High Peaks Resort Low Junior Jumper Classic; $7,500 Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; $5,000 J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Adult Amateur Jumper Classic;THIS National Children's Medal; $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby presented by Beacon Hill Horse Transportation; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Sunday, July 2 - $5,000 The Wild Center Children's Jumper Classic; $10,000 Mirror Lake Inn Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line Class (1:00 PM); C.M. Hadfield's Parade of Champions (1:30 PM); $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm (2:00 PM) ; $1,000 MMG Adult Amateur Hunter Classic; $1,000 MMG Children's Hunter Classic; Various Hunter, Jumper, & Equitation Classes
Thank you to this year's list of generous sponsors including 17 Hands Gallery, Bainbridge Farm, Beacon Hill Horse Transportation, Inc., Michael & Barbara Bitterman, Debbie & Jim Burrows, C.M. Hadfield's Saddlery, Inc., Carolina Arena Equipment, Casella Waste Management, Jane Forbes Clark, Clifton Park Rental, CMJ Sporthorse, Community Bank NA, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club, Darkbrook Rustic Goods, David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Deeridge Farms, Der Dau Custom Made Boots, Devoucoux, Inc., Eastern Hay & Grain, FarmVet, Inc., Featherlite Coaches, Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Great American Insurance Group, Hampton Inn, Hannaford Supermarkets, High Peaks Resort, Milagro Tequila/Empire Merchants North, Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC, Hooker Family, Horse Watch, Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC, Hunt, Ltd., iEquine Media Inc. , J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Juliam Farm, Kate Levy & Family, KJ Robinson, Lake Placid CVB / Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), Lake Placid Lodge, Morrissey Management Group , Mirror Lake Inn / The Cottage Cafe, Mountain Horse, North Star, Oakcroft, On A Fence Designs, ORDA - Whiteface Mountain, Pepsi Beverages Company, Prevost, Purina Animal Nutrition, Ruthies Run, Sage Hill Farm, Michael Schultz, Sea Shore Stables, LLC, Dennis Sisco & Alexine Lesko, Storm Ridge Capital, LLC, Stretton Enterprises, Inc., The Clothes Horse, The Wild Center, Town of North Elba Park District, Village of Lake Placid, Woodlea Farms, and WPTZ News Channel 5.
Additional information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or visit online at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.