Equestrian Excellence Reigns at HITS Del Mar Summer Classic 1

Del Mar, CA - August 30: The HITS Del Mar Summer Classic 1 drew to a close, leaving an indelible mark with its showcase of skill, determination, and sportsmanship.

Cassio Rivetti and Edesa's Vidal 8 emerged victorious in the $100,000 Alliant Private Client Grand Prix. Rivetti's remarkable horsemanship and Edesa's Vidal 8's unwavering commitment resulted in a flawless performance that wowed the audience. Their victory continued to solidify their reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the equestrian world.

Sophia Siegal and Unchained 2 delivered a standout performance, securing second place in the $100,000 Alliant Private Client Grand Prix. They also secured the fastest time in the Interactive Mortgage U25.

In the $25,000 SummitMax Welcome, Jaime Azcarraga and Baileys Von Ilum took home the blue ribbon in a field of competitive riders. The Welcome riders also rode for an incredible cause, donating $50 from each entry to the San Diego Food Bank, raising over $1,000.


Caroline Ingalls and Concerto were victorious in the $30,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby with their graceful and impeccable performance. The team was nothing short of captivating, leading them to secure the top spot.

"We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the talented riders who joined us at the HITS Del Mar Summer Classic 1. Your dedication to the sport and passion for equestrian excellence truly make this event an exceptional showcase of skill and camaraderie. We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to host such remarkable riders, and we look forward to welcoming you all back for the Del Mar Summer Classic 2.” said Dale Harvey, General Manager of Del Mar Horsepark.

As the curtains close on the HITS Del Mar Summer Classic 1, we are extremely excited for the upcoming Del Mar Summer Classic 2, where we will host our FEI. 

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