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Hunt Ltd Joins as Sponsor of American Gold Cup

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG) http://www.stadiumjumping.com/sj/index.cfm
Release Date: 2012-09-12

North Salem, NY– September 12, 2012– Hunt Ltd has signed on to sponsor the legendary American Gold Cup, one of the world’s most prestigious show jumping events, at its new home at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY. The show started today, September 12,2012, and will run through September 16, 2012, with the famed $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition as the highlight event on Sunday.

Hunt Ltd is a popular retailer of women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories offering elegant and sophisticated fashions targeted to the hunter/jumper audience. An on-site boutique at the country’s most important hunter/jumper shows, Hunt Ltd specializes in stylish and flattering fashions for the discriminating shopper. Hunt Ltd carries sumptuous cashmere sweaters, wraps and scarves, well-fitting jeans, gorgeous tailored shirts, casual dresses, accessories and much more. Owned and operated by Gretchen Hunt, her boutique differentiates itself from the competition with an inventory reflective of Hunt’s taste and personality. 

“I am very excited to sponsor the American Gold Cup in its new home at Old Salem Farm,” she said. “I love this venue and am looking forward to a great show and to catching up with both, new and long-time friends and clients.”

Hunt encourages exhibitors, spectators and friends to visit her boutique at the American Gold Cup. Stop by, say hello and browse through the latest in women’s fashion perfect for a day at the horse show or around town.

“I just got in all new fabulous fall merchandise, including VINCE jeans and a large selection of wonderful cashmere sweaters and wraps,” shared Hunt. “We also have some fun jewelry, including great pieces from Heather B. Moore.”

Hunt Ltd is also featuring Metlar belts adorned with Swarovski elements and created in celebration of our US riders who competed in London. Metlar is pleased to be a prize sponsor of The American Gold Cup.

For more information about Hunt Ltd go to: http://www.huntlimited.com

Highlight events for Open Jumpers include the $7,500 Hallway Feed & KER Sport Horse Nutrition Open Jumpers on Wednesday, $10,000 Danbury Porsche 1.45m Speed class on Thursday, the $50,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier on Friday, the $35,000 Double H Farm American Gold Cup Jumper Classic on Saturday and, of course, Sunday's main event, the 42nd edition of the $200,000 American Gold Cup.

The official prize list for this year's event is available on line at: www.stadiumjumping.com and www.theamericangoldcup.com 

Results are available at www.ShowNet.biz 

Coverage of American Gold Cup will be provided by ShowNet to the USEF Network at: http://usefnetwork.com/ 

About American Gold Cup

Stadium Jumping is proud to present the American Gold Cup at Old Salem Farm. Located in New York’s Westchester County, it is a premier equestrian venue, offering state-of-the-art facilities, surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres. Over $30 million in renovations over the past few years to bring this venue on par with any show facility in the world.

The show will feature a full array of jumper classes, including sections for Children and Adult Jumpers, Low and High Junior/Amateur Jumpers, plus Young Jumpers. A $25,000 Show Jumping Hall of Classic will take center stage on Saturday and the day will also include $10,000 NAL Classics for Children, Adults and Low Junior/Amateurs.

Highlight events for Open Jumpers include the $10,000 1.45m Speed class on Thursday, the $50,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier on Friday, the $35,000 1.45m American Gold Cup Jumper Classic on Saturday and of course, Sunday’s main event, the 42nd edition of the $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition.

JustWorld International returns as the American Gold Cup charity partner. Always an exciting attraction for children, the famous JustWorld International Horseless Horse Show will be featured. JustWorld International will also host a not-to-be-missed cabaret fundraiser on Friday night with cocktails, dinner and entertainment.

 

AMERICAN GOLD CUP FAST FACTS

What:

The $200,000 American Gold Cup

When:

September 12 - 16, 2012

Where:

Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road, North Salem, NY

Hours:

8am – 5pm daily

Facility:

Old Salem Farm is New York State’s Westchester County's premier equestrian facility, offering 26 annual competitions, boarding, training and sales. At Old Salem you will find state-of-the-art facilities, top-level training, all surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres for riding.

Old Salem annually holds 26 USEF A, B & C rated competitions. The venue holds at least one competition a month. The most prominent are May 8-13, 2012 AA rated with a Grand Prix and May 15 – 20, 2012 with Grand Prix. The American Gold Cup will provide the elite high performance competition to Old Salem's calendar. In 2010 the Old Salem Spring Show was voted one of the Top 25 Horse Shows in America by NARG. The owners have spent over $30 million in renovations to make this a world-class facility.

Stabling:

Stalls are 10 x 10 and housed under canvas. The FEI stalls are 10 X 12 and stabling area will be secured by fencing with 24/7 security. FEI horses will be scheduled to school separately from non-FEI horses. Schedules will be posted and riders will be given notification of times during the horse inspection.

Parking:

Available on the grounds

Directions:

From Interstate 84 or Interstate 287: Take interstate 684 to exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road, turn right. Old Salem Farm is on the right.

Information:

Before Show – before 9/7/12 941-744-5465 800-237-8924

During Show – 914-669-5610  ext 201

Stable office – 941-744-5465

Prize List Advertising - 941-744-5465

Vendors - Matt Morrissey 941-915-3457

Website: www.stadiumjumping.com

Charity Partner:

JustWorld International

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Carrie Wirth

Phelps Media Group, Inc.

12230 Forest Hill Blvd.

Suite 214

Wellington, FL 33414

612-209-0310

561-753-3389 (office phone)

561-753-3386 (fax)

Ring dimensions and footing:

Grand Prix Field 350’x450’, footing bluegrass mix turf. Grand Prix Annex 200'x250', Schooling 130'x170'. Jumper Annex 146'x307', Schooling 155'x173'. Indoor 115'x195', Schooling 74'x135'. Hunter 138'x243', Schooling 108'x158'. Footing in all arenas is all weather German-designed fiber and sand.

Footing in all rings and schooling areas have drainage mats, sand and fibermix. Schooling areas are located adjacent to all competition rings. Lighting can be made available for the outdoor rings. However no night classes are scheduled. If inclement weather arrives there is the option to use the indoor sand arena as either for competition or schooling.

Hotels:

Danbury, CT 10-20 min from grounds

Hilton Gardens (203) 205-2000

Comfort Inn (203) 205-0800

Danbury Plaza (203) 795-0600

Ethan Allen (203) 774-1776

Spring Hill Suites (203) 744-7333

Residence Inn (203) 797-1256

Ridgefield

West Lane Inn (203) 438-7323

Brewster, NY 5 – 10 min

Heidi’s Motel (845) 279-8011

Mt. Kisco, NY 5 – 10 min

Holiday Inn (914) 241-2600

Management:

Stadium Jumping, Inc

STADIUM JUMPING INC.: Corporate Office

1301 Sixth Ave. West, Suite 406

Bradenton, FL 34205

Tel: 941-744-5465

Fax: 941-744-0874

Media Contact:

Phelps Media Group, Inc.

12230 Forest Hill Blvd.

Suite 214

Wellington, FL 33414

561-753-3389 (phone)

561-753-3386 (fax)

pmginfo@phelpsmediagroup.com

www.phelpsmediagroup.com

 

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