LAKE PLACID — Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ won the Beacon Hill Horse Transportation 1.45m Power and Speed Stake on Thursday at the 43rd-annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.
Riding Quointreau Un Prince, Chapot was one of eight entries to qualify for the speed section of the course by completing the 10-jump power portion without penalty at the North Elba Showgrounds. The two-time Lake Placid Grand Prix champion then finished the seven-jump speed section fault-free in 30.206 seconds to claim the win.
Johnathan Corrigan finished second after completing the speed section with four faults in 31.878 seconds on Usandra.
Chapot was also victorious in the 1.30m WPTZ News Channel 5 Jumper Class, where she topped a field of 57 entries on Carpe Diem. In the 1.40m High Peaks Resort Open Jumper Class, Luis Larrazabal took the win on G&C Lepanto.
The Lake Placid Horse Show continues through Sunday when it culminates with the $75,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix of Lake Placid. It will be followed by the 35th annual I Love New York Horse Show July 3 to 8.
Admission to the horse shows is $2 on weekdays and $5 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free, and discounts are offered to groups of 20 or more. Tickets are available at the gate.
Friday, June 29 –
1.35m ADK Flying Svc Jumper Class; Devoucoux Inc. Open Jumper Classic, Deeridge Farms Amateur-Owner Jumper Classes; 1.40m J.Lohr Vineyards & Wines Open Jumper Stake, Ariat Adult Medal Hunter Class, USEF Pony Classes
Saturday, June 30 –
Crowne Plaza Resort North American League (NAL) Adult Amateur Jumper Classics; Adirondack Life Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Sidelines Low Junior Jumper Classic; 1.35m Jamaica Tent class; The Hooker Family Children’s Jumper Classes
unday, July 1 – $75,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix of Lake Placid, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.; Pepsi Beverages Company Junior Jumper Classic; FarmVet High Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line Class; C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery Parade of Champions; Price Chopper NAL and WIHS Children’s Jumper Classics; Horse Show Services NAL Adult Amateur Hunter Classics