Week II of the HITS Saugerties Spring Series is a Wrap
The second week of the HITS Saugerties Spring Series has concluded at HITS-on-the-Hudson. This week featured exciting USEF-Rated and FEI CSI2* competition including a $25,000 HITS Grand Prix, $50,000 FEI Grand Prix, and $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby. Read on for a glimpse at this week's champions!
Kicking off the week in the first featured jumper class on Wednesday was Amanda Derbyshire and CHARME FROM SECOND LIFE Z in the $5,000 HITS Open Welcome. Derbyshire finished in a speedy time of 40.319 against two additional clear rounds.
2nd Place: Delany Flynn & MILAN IV [40.6oo]
3rd Place: Laura Chapot & THORNHILL KATE [41.487]
FEI CSI2* competition began Thursday with the $36,600 Smartpak Welcome where Jonathan Corrigan and SUPER CHILLED dominated the field in 31.71 with a zero-fault finish. Corrigan claimed the victory after finishing in second in the Welcome Week I.
2nd Place: Kevin Mealiff & TUPAC VAN DE VROMBAUTSHOEVE Z [33.03]
3rd Place: Flynn & TOULOUSE Z [33.24]
The Grand Prix Stadium on Friday hosted the $10,000 Saugerties Steamboat Jumper Classic where Pablo Mejia and ELMIRA secured top honors against a stacked field in an unbeatable time of 28.82.
2nd Place: Chapot & GIDEON [29.53]
3rd Place: Mejia & CHARLY GLB [30.75]
In the exciting $50,000 FEI Grand Prix on Saturday, Adrienne Sternlicht & CADANS Z claimed the top spot in 37.48 with zero faults to earn the crowning blue ribbon. Sternlicht earned the winner's trophy by almost a full second in her finishing time.
2nd Place: Meliff & TUPAC VAN DE VROMBAUTSHOEVE Z [38.45]
3rd Place: Corrigan & SUPER CHILLED [38.87]
$2,500 NAL Jr/A-O/Am Jumper Classic: Annika Martin & ANACONDA D
$7,500 Jr/A-O/Am Jumper Classic: Eliza Kimball & ECLIPS
$5,000 Pyranha Jr/A-O/Am Jumper Classic: Beth Franco & HAVANNA
3rd Place: Declan Egan & ELDORADO [37.11]
2nd Place: Molly Sewell & NARCO 
3rd Place: Kahle & KARAMBA [180.5]
2nd Place: Madison Frankel & VALENTINO 
3rd Place: Devon Degen & LUMINARY