Del Mar, California, USA – May 06, 2019 – The 74th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show finished last Sunday at the Fairgrounds, with the final day of Hunter/Jumper week. We saw stunning performances from top horses and rider teams competing for international points in the newly added FEI CSI 3* classes, WCHR points, the best young riders competed in the NAYRC Trial and so much more.
Enrique Gonzalez (MEX) and Chacna (Chacco-Blue x Narew XX) were the big winners of the week, claiming victory in the feature class, the $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar CSI 3*, presented last Saturday by EQ International Real Estate.
Enrique Gonzalez (MEX) Chacna celebrate their first place win in the $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar Presented by EQ International Real Estate
The outside arenas had equally tough competition in the Hunter Classics. The Adult Hunter Classic was taken by Cynthia Hyde and Hey Sugar!, Peyten Seltzer and Que Creme won the Children’s Hunter Classic and Paige Walkenbach and D’Artagnan took home first in the Pony Hunter Classic. Sybil Rose and HLF Wanderlust earned first in the 3’3 Amateur Owner Hunter Classic and in the 3’3 Junior Hunter Classic, Ariana Marnell and Imagination took first. The 3’6 Amateur Owner Hunter Classic was taken by Michelle Filanc and Bayou and Payton Potter earned both first and second on The Silver Screen and Ernesto, respectively, in the 3’6 Junior Hunter Classic.
Enrique Gonzalez (MEX) & Chacna celebrate their first place win in the $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar CSI 3* Presented by EQ International Real Estate on the red carpet.
Thank you to everyone for joining us for another year of the Del Mar National Horse Show, we can’t wait to see you all again next year for the 75th Anniversary!
Source: Press release from Del Mar National Horse Show
Photos: © Rick Osteen
Categories: CSI 3*