Lake Placid, N.Y. – July 3, 2018 – Laura Chapot rode Umberto to victory in the $1,500 Pepsi Beverage Company 1.35m Jumper Class Tuesday to open the I Love New York Horse Show, the second week of the 49th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farms, LLC.
Six entries went clean over the one-round course designed by Michel Vaillancort. Of those, Chapot turned in the fastest time of 54.403 seconds to claim the win. Placing second with a clean ride in 56.249 seconds on Epeios was Cassandra Kahle and third was U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist Peter Leone with a time of 58.941 seconds on Capito Z.
Also on Tuesday, Abigail McArdle rode Fiventum Kieni to the win in the 1.30m class.
The I Love New York Horse Show continues daily through Sunday. Highlights include the $100,000 Great American Insurance Group Grand Prix on Saturday and the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Presented by Eastern Hay & Purina Animal Nutrition on Sunday.
$1,500 Pepsi Beverage Company 1.35m Jumper Class
Place / Horse / Rider / Owner / Faults | Time
1. Umberto / Laura Chapot / Mary Chapot / 0 | 54.403
2. Epeios / Cassandra Kahle / Redfield Farm / 0 | 56.249
3. Capito Z / Peter Leone / Capito Group LLC / 0 | 58.941
4. MJ / Rachel Glicklich / Rachel Glicklich / 0 | 59.307
5. Chelsea 113 / Nikolaus Von Gumpenberg / Claudia Von Gumppenberg / 0 | 62.540
6. Catoki / Brian Feigus / Nevergreen Farm LLC / 0 | 65.838
7. Fancy Girl / Willie Tynan / Michelle Guardino-Dettelbach / 4 | 65.603
8. Golden Dream / Michael Hutchinson / Candy Tribble & Windsor Show Stable / 8 | 65.178
9. Dominique Willie Tynan Shannon Hughes / 16 | 58.209
10. Cybel II / Laura Chapot / Mary Chapot / 18 | 82.471