Congratulations to the Winners of the
$100,000 Princeton Young Jumper Championships!
100 top young jumpers from all over the country competed for $100,000 in prize money over
courses built by world renowned designer, Michel Vaillancourt last week. 4, 5, 6 and 7 year old young jumpers competed over progressively more challenging courses to determine who would be crowned champion in their respective age group.
The $15,000 Newsprint Farm 5 Year Old Young Jumper Champion was Cerrado BZ who was the 2017 Princeton Young Jumper 4 Year Old Champion ridden by Devin Ryan. The US bred Cerrado is owned by his breeder Katherine Edgell Willekes. Heathman Farm's Rockstar was Reserve Champion 5 Year Old.
Newsprint Farm 5 Year Old Young Jumper Champion Cerrado BZ and Reserve Champion Rockstar
Jirocco and Gabrielle Calvert were victorious in the $4,000 HorseFlight 4 Year Old division. Claudia Von Gumppenberg's Cayenne CA took home the Champion ribbon in the $5,000 Gotham North Corinthian 5 Year Old division.
HorseFlight 4 Year Old Champion Jirocco and Gotham North Corinthian 5 Year Old Champion Cayenne CA
The $25,000 6 Year Old Princeton Young Jumper Champion was Sascha Abramson's Hangover. They were also awarded the Best Overall Elite Young Jumper. Reserve 6 Year Old Champion went to Coco Beach ridden by Eamonn Hughes. Durango Z was the $7,500 Corinthian 6 Year Old Champion and Best Overall Corinthian Young Jumper.
Best Overall Elite Young Jumper and 6 Year Old Champion Hangover and Best Overall Corinthian Young Jumper and Corinthian 6 Year Old Champion Durango Z
Doug Payne and Quintessence, owned by Jane Dudinsky were the only pair to remain faultless throughout to earn the Championship in the 7 year old division. Watch their final round. Carlimbo Z and Sandra Dalman and Gideon and Laura Chapot tied for Reserve. The Corinthian 7 Year Old Championship was won by Gaia SCF ridden by Sarah Scheiring.
7 Year Old Champion Quintessence and Corinthian 7 Year Old Champion Gaia SCF
US bred young jumpers made a very strong showing taking home many of the top prizes. Our Newsprint Farm Best USA Elite Breeder was Lisa O'Brien. Carlos Jimenez was the Gotham North Corinthian Best USA Breeder. Congratulations Lisa and Carlos!
Thank you to the owners, riders, trainers and sponsors who supported the $100,000 Princeton Young Jumper Championship. We enjoyed having you and know we will be seeing great things from these talented young horses in the future! See the full results below.
Princeton Young Jumper Special Awards
Hunter Farms Best USA Bred Elite
4 Year Old
5 Year Old
6 Year Old
Silver Creek's Vindication
7 Year Old
Best Overall Elite Young Jumper
Newsprint Farm Best USA Elite Breeder
Hunter Farms Best USA Bred Corinthians
5 Year Old
6 Year Old
7 Year Old
Best Overall Corinthian Young Jumper
Gotham North Best USA Corinthian Breeder
Purina Horsemanship Award
J.McLaughlin Young Jumper Style of Riding Award
Results of the $100,000 Princeton Young Jumper Championship
October 3-7, 2018
A special thank you to our sponsors Newsprint Farm and Gotham North for their continued support of the Princeton Young Jumper Championships. Thank you also to our new sponsors, HorseFlight, Fabbri and Boy O Boy Bridleworks.
Their support enables us to put on this great championship which aids the foundation of our sport in America.