HITS Chicago Puts on a Show for the Derby Jubilee
Last week at HITS Balmoral Park, talented Hunter Riders from all over the country gathered for the Derby Jubilee; a day of competition featuring three Hunter Derbies and a VIP Derby Luncheon.
The $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby started the day off in the Grand Prix ring. From MTM Farm, Tracy Fenney rode to a first place finish aboard MTM FIRST DIBS after a beautiful Hunter Classic round and a skillfully maneuvered Handy Hunter round, totaling a combined score of 182. Dorothy Douglas was less than one-half of a point behind after the second round, taking second place aboard S & L LION KING with a combined score of 181.5. Third was awarded to Douglas Boyd and AT ONE'S WORD with a combined score of 176. Brian Moggre was fourth aboard MID KNIGHT MEMORIES with a combined score of 173 and Tiffany Hammack was fifth with GT 40 and a combined score of 165.