Wayne, Illinois, USA – June 16, 2020 – The Hits Chicago Series at Lamplight Equestrian Center continued last week with Spring Spectacular II. Riders rose to the occasion with great competition in both the Hunter and Jumper rings, and enjoyed a week of great weather for the second week of Hits Chicago this spring.
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A familiar face from Hits Ocala joined the Winner’s Circle on Friday, as Hunter Holloway (USA) and Lucky Strike captured the top placing in the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix.
The American and the 14-year-old bay Holsteiner gelding (Lasino x Sir Shostakovich) soared over all the obstacles throughout their two performances, registering a clean scorecard and a jump-off time of 29.924 for the victory.
Sharn Wordley (NZL) and Gatsby (Simba x Cruise On) were the closest one, matching the double clear while registering a final time of 32.608 seconds.
Taylor Flury (USA) and Carrasca Z (Asca Z x Calato Z) were on the heels of the previous two, rounding out the top three in 32.778 seconds.
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Source: Press released (edited) from Hits Shows
Photos: © ESI Photography