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Pablo Barrios and Zara Leandra won Thursday's $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic.

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Pablo Barrios Continues to Lead Hagyard Challenge Series Standings

Written by: Rebecca Walton
Client: Kentucky Horse Shows LLC http://www.kentuckyhorseshows.com
Release Date: 2013-08-02

Lexington, KY – August 2, 2013 – With his second victory in two weeks during the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic this Thursday, Pablo Barrios has taken a strong hold at the top of the leader board for the 2013 Hagyard Challenge Series. Barrios and his talented mare Zara Leandra were the winners of the first class in May, the third class last week, and they bested last night’s four-horse jump-off for another victory.

Richie Moloney maintains the second place position in the standings after placing third aboard Alsvid and sixth with Carrabis Z during last night’s event, as well as multiple placings in the previous grand prixs. Kent Farrington is currently ranked third after winning the Series’ second event in May with Venus.

The Hagyard Challenge Series is a summer-long series of seven show jumping events at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The rider who accumulates the most points in the series will receive a $50,000 Leading Rider Award, presented during the Kentucky National Horse Show in September. The fifth event in the series will be held in two weeks on Thursday, August 15, during the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park.

“I won the bonus three years ago, and I think it’s a nice opportunity for the riders to compete for more money,” said Barrios, who took home the title in 2010. “It’s a good incentive, and I am definitely trying to win this year. “

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is one of the oldest and largest equine veterinary practices in the world. Founded in 1876, the institute offers a staff with qualifications unparalleled by any single non-university veterinary group in the equine industry, and Hagyard veterinarians have dedicated themselves to the health and wellbeing of the horse for more than 130 years.

The facility at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute offers 13 Digital Radiology systems, 1.5 Tesla Siemens MRI, Nuclear Scintigraphy, a high speed treadmill, an on-site laboratory, an on-site pharmacy, full surgical services, 24-hour emergency services, and Hyperbaric Medicine. The institute has practiced veterinary medicine for more than 133 years and is currently composed of over 60 experienced veterinarians, with 12 board certifications in specialty areas of Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care, and Theriogenology.

Several generous sponsors have helped make this exciting series event happen. These gracious supporters include: title sponsor MWI Veterinary Supply, and presenting sponsor Zoetis, as well as Audi of Lexington, Dean Dorton Allen Ford, Hagyard Flex-tra HA, Johnson Horse Transport, Hallway Feeds, Kirk Horse Insurance LLC, Pike and Preston, and Stoll Keenon Ogden.

For more information on the Kentucky Summer Series please go to www.kentuckyhorseshows.com.

To learn more about the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, please go to www.hagyard.com.

Photo Credit: Pablo Barrios and Zara Leandra won Thursday’s $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic. Photo By: Rebecca Walton. Photo may only be used in relation to this PMG press release.  

2013 HAGYARD CHALLENGE SERIES STANDINGS
PLACE        TOTAL    RIDER
1    810    PABLO BARRIOS
2    660    RICHIE MOLONEY
3    350    KENT FARRINGTON
4    240    AARON VALE
5    200    CHRISTIAN HEINEKING
6    170    ANDREW BOURNS
      170    KAITLIN CAMPBELL
8    150    BLYTH MARANO
      150    MARGIE ENGLE
10  140    SHANE SWEETNAM

 

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