Wellington, FL – February 9, 2015 -The Ridge at Wellington’s Turf Tour is travelling back to the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) for its sixth week of competition. This week’s events will take place on Wednesday, February 11 and Friday, February 13. In addition to the ever-popular 1.30-1.35m classes, Wednesday will offer low and medium schooling jumpers. Friday will see the Grand Prix running all day in the main ring, and low and medium schooling jumpers running in the second ring.
Wednesday will have just under $5,000 in prize money up for grabs in the 1.30-1.35m jumpers, with two classes running concurrently. There will be $15,000 in prize money offered for Friday’s 1.40m Grand Prix.
The Tour is a unique series designed to develop upcoming talent in both horses and riders and provide a change in venue for all riders. The series offers unrivaled hospitality with a relaxed atmosphere as a fresh experience. On Wednesday, the polo
field at IPC will see horses and riders competing in 1.30-1.35m jumpers with an open card running from 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. The second ring will see low schooling jumpers from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and medium schooling jumpers from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each division has two classes running concurrently with open cards.
Friday’s events promise to be exciting, with the $15,000 1.40m Grand Prix running from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Beginning at 8 a.m., the second ring will have low schooling jumpers, with two classes running simultaneously with open cards until noon. Medium schooling jumpers will kick off at noon with two classes running with open cards and will run until 4:30.
The event is approaching quickly, so riders should get their entries in to avoid post-entry fees. Week six of the Ridge at Wellington’s Turf Tour will take place at The International Polo Club, located at 3667 120th Avenue South in Wellington, FL 33414. The show entrance will be off 120th Street between Lake Worth Road and Pierson Road. The Ridge would like to thank Dover Saddlery, for their support of the 12-week series as the cooler and banner sponsor.
Show Net will be onsite for both Wednesday and Friday events posting live results, as well as videoing rounds in both rings. For results and videos please visitwww.shownet.biz
Meadowbrook Horse Transport will provide transportation to and from the horse show and other locations throughout Wellington for both the Wednesday and Friday events. The transportation is a nominal fee of $50 per horse, and will be calculated into the final show fees. To make a reservation for one of the three pickup times: 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. please call Peter Tufano of Meadowbrook Horse Transport at (954) 415-7217, or call Nona Garson at (908) 500-0996.
Correction from Saturday’s Results:
Class: 402 – $3,000 NAL Junior/Amateur Owner Classic 1.25M Table II Sec2b
Place Entry Horse Owner Rider
1st 652 Gems Bond Alison Register Alison Register
2nd 918 Bigua Elizabeth Maloney Elizabeth Maloney
3rd 643 Carle Paul Yanke Paul Yanke
4th 889 Gamma Cameron Gabriela Saa Gabriela Saa
5th 923 Gideon John Holmes Kelly Arani
6th 882 Ti Punch D’emm Kindle Hill Affiliates Saly Glassman
7th 832 Wauw Stransky’s Mission Farms, Inc. Daniela Stransky
8th 842 Charlie Chaplin Jorge Verswyvel Tatianna Verswyvel
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