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.
Finishing second was Johnathan Corrigan who finished 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.
Upcoming highlights of the 43rd annual Lake Placid Horse Show include:
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.