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Big Numbers in the Jumpers Close out Week II of the Atlanta Fall Classics Nov 20, 2017

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JUMPER NEWS
 FROM WEEK II OF THE ATLANTA FALL CLASSICS 
Michael Tokaruk and Ilan clear the Horseflight oxer in the Olympic Arena on their way to the win in the Week II $5,000 Horseflight Open Welcome [Photography credits:  Alison Hartwell Photography

For Immediate Release:  November 20, 2017 
[Conyers, Georgia]

The jumper divisions saw big numbers Week II of the Atlanta Fall Classics!

The $5,000 Horseflight Open Welcome kicked off the high stakes jumper action and awarded Michael Tokaruk of Germantown, Tennessee and Maarten Huygens' Ilan the blue ribbon after turning in double clear rounds. 

The first round time allowed was 84 seconds and saw twelve advance to a second round opportunity.  Tokaruk was the first to turn in a clear in the irons of Klee Hellerman's Cupid Shuffle. Although their second round time of 40.255 was well within the time allowed of 62 seconds, four jump faults would have them finish in tenth place. Daniel Geitner of Aiken, South Carolina and Seth Vallhonrat's Conbalou followed Tokaruk with a clear first round and also went clear in their second round in a time of 40.255 seconds and set the new time to beat. Pelham Bay, owned and ridden by Lee Hughes of Redwood City, Georgia, followed with the next set of double clear rounds, but their second round time of 42.369 seconds would find them finishing in seventh place overall.

Tokaruk followed with the next clear first round on his second ride, Ilan, posting a clear second round in a time of 39.364 and took the lead.

Elizabeth Boyd of Camden, South Carolina and Stela Styslinger's Cassiana followed with double clear rounds, but their second round in a time of 41.609 would find them finishing in sixth place overall. Thomas John Russell of Columbus, North Carolina and Vick Russell's Ragnar followed with the next set of double clear rounds but their second round time in 42.396 seconds would find them finishing in seventh place overall.

Meredith Bryans of Newborn, Georgia and her own Guidam Sid followed in the order with double clear rounds, but their second round time of 51.616 seconds saw them finish in ninth place overall.

Taylor Land of Atlanta, Georgia and Pinetree Farms, Inc's Falco V turned in the next double clear rounds, but their second round time in 41.500 would see them finish in fifth place.

Tokaruk returned for his third ride, this time in the irons of Mattie Hatcher's Cristiano with double clear rounds and a second round time of 40.889 which secured fourth place.

Last to go was Tokaruk with Cassie Kime's Tenacious D, turning in double clear rounds with their second round time of 40.884 locking in third place.
Classic Company President Bob Bell and Awards Coordinator Drew Coster greet Michael Tokaruk and Elan in the winner's circle [Photo credit:  Alison Hartwell Photography]

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GEITNER AND KENWOOD VICTORIOUS IN $25,000 SIDELINES GRAND PRIX
Daniel Geitner and Kenwood sail over a fence in the Olympic Arena on his way to the win in the $25,000 Sidelines Grand Prix [Photo credit: Alison Hartwell Photography]

The $25,000 Sidelines Grand Prix, presented by EMO took place Saturday night and awarded Daniel Geitner and the Kenwood Syndicate's Kenwood the blue ribbon.

The first round was set at 88 seconds time allowed and Taylor Land of Atlanta, Georgia and Pinetree Farms, Inc's Falco V were the first to go clear. David Jennings of Franklin, Tennessee and Deerfield Farm, LLC's Tyson Uno followed in the order and insured a jump off with their clear first round.

Eight more horse and rider teams would qualify for the jump off round including Geitner with Kenwood and Conbalou, Tokaruk with Cupid Shuffle and Ilan, Glenn Hartigan of Alpharetta, Georgia and his own Z Coco Cabana, Lee Hughes of Redwood City, Georgia and Pelham Bay and Thomas John Russell and Vick Russell's Shining de Reve.

Of the nineteen horse and rider teams entered, ten advanced to the jump off with a jump off round time allowed of sixty seconds.  Jennings and Tyson Uno were the first to turn in a clear round in a time of 44.528 seconds, setting the new time to beat. Geitner and Kenwood followed with their own clear jump off round in a time of 41.607 seconds, taking the lead. Hughes and Pelham Bay followed with the next clear round in the jump off, but their time of 46.006 would find them finishing in third place overall. Russell and Shining de Reve followed with the last clear jump off round with their own 47.639 seconds and finished in fourth place, leaving Geitner and Kenwood as victors and Jennings and Tyson Uno in second place.

Geitner also picked up a fifth place ribbon with Conbalou for their four fault jump off round in a time of 42.403 seconds and sixth was awarded to Taylor Land and Falco V for their four fault jump off round in a time of 42.754 seconds.

Z Coco Cabana and Glenn Hartigan earned a seventh place finish and Quite Dark 2, ridden by Haley Gassel and owned by Westwind Equine Training Center placed eighth. Ninth and tenth places went to Tokaruk with Cupid Shuffle and Ilan, respectively, and Mattie Hatcher and her own Cristiano placed eleventh. Chasen Boggio and his own Co Pilot wrapped up the class with a twelfth place finish.

Classic Company President Bob Bell and Awards Coordinator Drew Coster greet Daniel Geitner and Kenwood in the winner's circle [Photo credit:  Alison Hartwell Photography]

Sidelines Magazine is the sponsor of the Week II Atlanta Fall Classic Grand Prix. As the premier equestrian magazine focused on the people in the equestrian world, from beautiful photography to award winning editorial, Sidelines Magazine is distributed each month to 49 states throughout North America and can be found at the most prestigious equestrian events in the country. Celebrating 29 years as the leading equestrian magazine, Sidelines Magazine embraces the equestrian lifestyle and transports its readers from the sidelines to center ring. Pick up your complimentary copy in the show office or view it online for free.

EMO is a longtime sponsor of the Classic Company show jumping events. Not every business or company can claim they have stood the test of time. It means continuing to serve with dedication over many years if not decades. It means making a commitment and always staying the course through thick and thin. The EMO Agency has stayed the course for 3 decades, thirty years, making sure the finest coverages from the best companies were made available at competitive prices and delivered rain or shine 24/7/365. When you ride with the EMO Agency you can be confident that you are safely riding with the leaders. Providing worldwide coverage for the equine industry, visit them on the web at rideemo.com.

ARENUS JR/AMATEUR OWNER JUMPER CLASSICS
Erin McGuire and Kasarr fly over an oxer on their way to the win in the $3,500 Arenus Jr/Amateur Owner Jumpers 1.30 m [Photo credit: Alison Hartwell Photography]

The $3,500 Arenus Jr/Amateur Owner Jumpers 1.30 m welcomed ten horse and rider teams to the arena and only three advanced to a second round opportunity.
First to go Chasen Boggio and his own Co Pilot turned in double clear rounds and their second round time of 41.029 seconds beat the time allowed of 57 seconds, setting the new time to beat.

Erin McGuire of Cornelius, North Carolina and her own Kasarr followed in the order and also turned in double clear rounds. Their second round in a time of 38.610 seconds pushed Boggio out and she would eventually win the class with that time.

Erin McGuire and Kasarr.
Haley Gassel and Westwind Equine Training Center's Werner 61 were the last horse and rider team to turn in double clear rounds. Their second round time in 40.003 seconds would finish them in second place and move Boggio and Co Pilot to a third place ribbon.

Emma Willsky of Aspen, Colorado and her own Donegueplaced fourth with their first round in a time of 87.786 seconds, which earned them two time faults. The fastest of the four faulters, Boggio and his own Conway, earned a fifth place ribbon for their first round in a time of 82.398 seconds and Bryan Dietz of Little Rock, Arkansas in the irons of his own Poppin Tags placed sixth for their four- fault first round in a time of 88.854 seconds.

Seventh was awarded to Shanna Beyer of Collierville, Tennessee and her own Invictus and eighth was awarded to Thomas Beazley and his own TKO Quincyfor their eight-fault first round in a time of 84.194 seconds. Ninth was awarded to Nancy McFadden of Germantown,Tennessee and her own Catori.
Madison Akins and Chasm Z on their way to the win in the $2,500 Arenus Jr/Amateur Owner 1.20 m jumper classic [Photo credit: Alison Hartwell Photography]

The $2,500 Arenus Jr/Amateur Owner Jumpers 1.20 m saw big numbers with seventeen horse and rider teams competing for the blue.

Only six riders advanced to a second round opportunity over a course with the time allowed of 57 seconds. Madison Akins of Bogart, Georgia and her own Chasm Z rode home with the blue ribbon with their clear second round in a time of 38.373 seconds. Second place was awarded to Christina Cooper and her own Cora for their clear second round in a time of 40.288 seconds. Lily Bennett of Atlanta, Georgia and her own Zimba placed third for their 40.559 clear second round. Fourth was awarded to Kathleen Feely and her own Albrecht and fifth went to Accomplice owned and ridden by Grace Asbury of Atlanta, Georgia.

Kiersten Sudlow of Germantown, Tennessee and her won Athena Du Rouetplaced sixth and Kaitlyn Smith of Carmel, Indiana and her own S'Envoler earned a seventh place ribbon.  Heather Zuber of Zionsville, Indiana and her own Firebird placed eighth and ninth was awarded to Carson Ruff of Jackson, Missouri and Sabina Holtzman's Magnus Quequen Mail. Julia Tait of Marietta, Georgia and Falcon Ridge Stables' Limited Edition earned a tenth place finish.

Madison Akins and Chazm Z [Photo credit: Alison Hartwell Photography]

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Arenus is centered on the core belief of supporting complete animal care solutions, with deep passion and exact science. Brands like Sore No-MoreBeneFab by Sore No-MoreEquilite Herbals and Assure have offered such solutions for many years and solidified Arenus' spot in the equine health community.

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$5,000 ELITE EQUINE SPORT HORSE MEDICINE AND LAMENESS CHILD ADULT JUMPER

The $5,000 Elite Equine Sport Horse Medicine and Lameness Child Adult Jumper 1.20 Classic saw seventeen horse and rider teams tackle the course in the Olympic arena and it was Cathy Reed of and her own Emporio who took home the blue ribbon. Audrey Muscari in the irons of her own Ricardo placed second and Grayson Fallon rode Hope Rousseau's Bad & Boujee to a third place ribbon.

Fourth was awarded to Nelson Long and his own Merlerault and fifth went to My Wing Man, owned and ridden by Deborah Knowles. Sixth went to Kaitlyn Smith and her own VDL Casanova and seventh was awarded to Alayna Myers of Maryville, Tennessee and Amanda Melton-Finger's ReprieveSmithwick, owned and ridden by Madison Massey of Pelham, Alabama earned an eighth place finish and Lynn Seithel of Johns Island, South Carolina and her own Jumping Jil Z placed ninth. Meredith Darst, LLC's Quester De Virton ridden by Heather Hooker placed tenth and EWSZ Quinetta, owned and ridden by Macie Atwood earned an eleventh place finish. Abigail Beaty of Indian Springs, Alabama and her own Via Dolorosa wrapped up the class with a twelfth place finish.

Elite Equine Sport Horse Medicine and Lameness is a mobile practice that offers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments to improve performance and soundness and works to ensure that each patient is performing at an Elite level. Stop by the veterinary barn and meet Dr. Wilcox and his team of professionals. They are also available for barn calls and pre-purchase exams.

QUEEN SALES RIDER BONUS RESULTS
Queen Sales, the official bedding supplier of the Atlanta Fall Classics, offered a special Riders Bonus during the Atlanta Fall Classics and the results are as follows:

$2,500 Queen Sales Jr Amateur Owner 1.30-1.40 m Rider Bonus: Erin McGuire and her own Kasaar

$1,500 Queen Sales Jr Amateur Owner Jumper 1.20 m Rider Bonus: Lily Bennett and her own Zimba

$1,500 Queen Sales Child Adult Jumper 1.10 Rider Bonus was tied between Taylor Stier and her own Ciacomina and Macie Attwood and her own EWSZ Quinetta


NEXT UP: THE 2018 CLASSIC COMPANY SHOWS!
All Green Hunter 3' and 3'3" Divisions at the Gulf Coast Winter Classics will again be offered for only $5 a Division in 2018 and will be qualifiers for next year's $30,000 Green Hunter Classic scheduled for the 2018 Atlanta Fall Classics!

The 2018 Gulf Coast Winter Classics, will again be offering the $5 SidelinesGreen Hunter AND the $5 Young Hunter Divisions! For only $5, riders and owners can earn the experience necessary for their Green Hunters and Young Hunters. All 3' and 3'3" Green Hunter Divisions will also be qualifying events for the 2018 $30,000 Green Hunter Classic held at the Atlanta Fall Classic! Plan accordingly and check out the 2018 calendar of events!

THE GULF COAST WINTER CLASSIC RETURNS!
Come see why the grass is greener on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and compete on the world class grass Grand Prix field. [Photo credit:  Alison Hartwell Photography]

Set sail for the Gulf! The Gulf Coast Winter Classic Circuit  in Gulfport, Mississippi kicks off on February 7 through March 18 on the Mississippi Gulf Coast where the grass is always greener! World class grass turf Grand Prix field hailed as the best in the US and compared to Spruce Meadows. Permanent stabling, complimentary riders' lounges, exhibitor appreciation parties and plenty of cash and awards up for grabs! Be sure to add the Gulf Coast Winter Classic Circuit to your show calendar today! Don't forget: Only $5 a Division for all 3' and 3'3" Green Hunter and Young Hunter Divisions! Get a leg up this winter for the second installment of the $30,000 Green Hunter Classic!

ABOUT THE CLASSIC COMPANY

The Classic Company is a USHJA's Members Choice Award winner, recognized for producing top quality show jumping events in the United States. For more information on the Classic Company, the Gulf Coast Winter Classics, and their exhibitor- friendly, top quality hunter jumper events, please visit them at www.classiccompany.com or call them at 843-768-5503.

All sponsorship and media inquiries should be directed to Lisa Davis Engel.
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Ride in Olympic style at the Georgia International Horse Park located in Conyers, Georgia.  The International Grand Prix stadium and a multitude of rings, permanent stabling and user-friendly facility provide the perfect backdrop to big prize money, award winning show management, thousands of exhibitors and some of the top horses in the country.  Weekly Grand Prix and Hunter Derbies with a class for everyone from lead line to Grand Prix, the Classic Company shows in Conyers are a must on your show calendar.

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