HITS Chicago Series

May - September, 2018

In 2018, Balmoral Park will once again welcome equestrians from near and far, for 13 weeks of unparalleled hunter/jumper competition. Rich in thoroughbred and harness racing history, Balmoral Park will be home to HITS Chicago, and in partnership with Pat Boyle/Showplace Productions, will feature USEF Rated National & Premier Hunters and 4* & 5* Jumpers, as well as two USHJA International Hunter Derbies, FEI rated events and qualifiers for the HITS Championship. The spacious 200-acre property boasts countless hospitality amenities including a 4,467 seat mint-condition grand stand and a state-of-the-art VIP Clubhouse featuring climate-controlled seating overlooking all of the competition rings.  

Balmoral Park is conveniently located less than one hour from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Balmoral Prize List - Prize List  


2018 Dates 

Showplace Spring Classic I May 9-13  
  $35,000 HITS Grand Prix Saturday, May 12  
Showplace Spring Classic II May 16-20  
  $35,000 HITS Grand Prix Saturday, May 19  
Showplace Spring Classic III May 23-27  
  $35,000 HITS Grand Prix Saturday, May 26  
     
Showplace Spring Spectacular I June 6-10  
  $50,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix Saturday, June 9  
Showplace Spring Spectacular II June 13-17  
  $50,000 HITS Grand Prix Saturday, June 16  
Showplace Spring Spectacular III June 19-24  
  Balmoral Woods Golf Tournament Monday, June 18  
    Derby Tuesday Tuesday, June 19  
   $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby    
   $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby    
   $2,500 USHJA Pony Hunter Derby    
   $2,500 M&S Child/Adult Hunter Prix    
   $50,000 HITS Grand Prix   Saturday, June 23  
     
Showplace Summertime I         July 4-8  
  $35,000 Adequan Grand Prix Saturday, July 7  
Showplace Summertime II  July 11-15  
  Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund /
   USHJA Emerging Athlete Program Clinic
July 9-13  
  $35,000 Ulcergard Grand Prix Saturday, July 14  
Showplace Summertime III  July 18-22  
  $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Saturday, July 21  
  $35,000 HITS Grand Prix Saturday, July 21  
     
Showplace End of Summer IFEI CSI3*   August 8-12  
  $35,000 Balmoral Park Welcome Friday, August 10  
  $40,200 SmartPak Classic Saturday, August 11  
  $100,000 Adequan Grand Prix Sunday, August 12  
     
Showplace End of Summer IIFEI CSI5* August 15-19  
  $35,000 HITS Chicago Welcome Thursday, August 16  
  $35,000 SmartPak Classic Friday, August 17  
  $35,000 AIG Midwest Classic Saturday, August 18  
  $500,000 HITS Chicago Grand Prix Sunday, August 19  
  PAWLOOZA, benefit for the American Cancer Society Sunday, August 19  
     
Showplace Fall Classic I September 12-16  
  Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Mid-West Finals    
  Zone V USHJA HOTY Championship    
  Illinois Hunter/Jumper Association Medal Finals    
  NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Finals    
  $25,000 HITS Grand Prix Saturday, September 15  
     
Showplace Fall Classic II September 19-23  
  $25,000 In it to Win it Speed Challange Friday, September 21  

Prize List & Forms

Showplace Spring Classic I Class Listing Schedule Entry    Revised Schedule  
Showplace Spring Classic II Class Listing Schedule     Entry       
Showplace Spring Classic III Class Listing Schedule    Entry       
           
Showplace Spring Spectacular I Class Listing Schedule     Entry       
Showplace Spring Spectacular II Class Listing Schedule     Entry       
Showplace Spring Spectacular III Class Listing Schedule     Entry       
           
Showplace Summertime I         Class Listing Schedule     Entry       
Showplace Summertime II  Class Listing Schedule     Entry        
Showplace Summertime III  Class Listing Schedule     Entry       
           
Showplace End of Summer I FEI CSI3*   Class Listing Schedule    Entry        
Showplace End of Summer II FEI CSI5 Class Listing Schedule    Entry       
           
Showplace Fall Classic I Class Listing Schedule     Entry        
Showplace Fall Classic II Class Listing Schedule     Entry         
           
Full Prize List Printable Version - Prize List        
Printable Version Feed & Bedding Credit Card Form        
Online Feed & Bedding Form Online Add & Scratch Form        
           

   
   
Let our Balmoral Park online concierge service assist you in your lodging,
dining or activity recommendations. Submit your requests in our online form 
and receive an email from a personal HITS Balmoral Park representative.
See you in Chicago!
   


Enter Online!  HITS now accepts Entries electronically through the Show Management System Entry Portal at no charge to exhibitors. Additional features coming soon!

   
Submit your entries Electronically using Equestrian Connect 
– The One Minute Horse Show Entry Service.
   
Use Electronic Vet's innovative EVet certificate to submit your horses health requirements to HITS. Keep all of horses vaccine records in one place, without the worry of lost paperwork

KindredBio Leading Rider - 2017

Lisa Goldman 


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