MEDIA ALERT: Showplace Productions Spring Spectacular Offers Three Weeks of Top-Notch Equestrian Competition

Wayne, IL– May 23, 2016 – Showplace Productions Spring Spectacular offers three weeks of riveting equestrian competition at beautiful Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Illinois June 7-26. Elegant hunters, adorable ponies and athletic high-flying jumpers piloted by skilled amateur, junior and professional riders will vie for almost three-quarters of $1 million in prize money.

  Wilhelm Genn and Welcome COR. Photo by Kendall Bierer

Wilhelm Genn and Welcome COR. Photo by Kendall Bierer

Every Thursday a $20,000 Open Jumper Welcome Stake is scheduled. Friday’s lineup includes a $15,000 1.30m Grand Prix, sponsored by Marshall & Sterling Insurance. Each Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m., spectators will gather to watch the weekly featured Grand Prix. The schedule is as follows:
 
Week I$30,000 Marshall & Sterling Grand Prix
Week II $40,000 Adequan® Grand Prix
Week III $50,000 Win Vision Grand Prix
 
Week II is World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) week. The country’s most notable show hunters and riders will travel to Illinois to compete the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, sponsored by Sapphire Riding Academy and the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by Bull Run Farm.
 
For those who can’t make it to watch the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby in person, it will be live streamed on EQSports.net. Webcast hosts Frank Madden and Jimmy Torano will offer clever and insightful commentary.
 
Members of the media interested in credentials to cover Showplace Spring Spectacular should contact:
 
EQ Media
612-209-0310
info@EQmedia.agency

Showplace Spring Spectacular Fast Facts:

What: Three-week, USEF Premier / AA rated, Jumper Rating - 5, WCHR and International Hunter Derby, NAL, WIHS, M&S points eligible Showplace Productions
signature event.
 
When:
Showplace Spring Spectacular I June 7-12, 2016
Showplace Spring Spectacular II June 14-19, 2016
Showplace Spring Spectacular III June 21-26, 2016
 
Where:
Lamplight Equestrian Center
6N940 Dunham Road
Wayne, IL 60184

Highlights:

Showplace Spring Spectacular I
$5,000 NAL Children's Jumper Classic
$5,000 NAL Adult Classic
NCEA Hunter Seat Junior Medal
$10,000 High Junior/Amateur Jumper Classic
$10,000 Marshall & Sterling and NAL Low
     Junior/Amateur Jumper Classic
$15,000 Marshall & Sterling 1.30m Grand Prix
$20,000 Open Welcome Stake
$30,000 Marshall & Sterling Grand Prix

Showplace Spring Spectacular II
$2,500 High Junior / Amateur Owner Accumulator Class
$2,500 Low Junior Jumper Accumulator Class
$2,500 Low Amateur Jumper Accumulator Class
$5,000 NAL Adult Jumper Classic
$5,000 NAL Children's Jumper Classic
NCEA Hunter Seat Junior Medal
$10,000 NAL and Marshall & Sterling Low
      Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Classic
$10,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame High
     Junior/Amateur Owner Classic
$15,000 Marshall & Sterling 1.30m Grand Prix
$20,000 Open Welcome Stake
$40,000 Adequan® Grand Prix

Showplace Spring Spectacular III
$2,500 Pony Hunter Classic
$2,500 Children's / Adult Hunter Derby
$10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
     sponsored by Sapphire Riding Academy
$25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby,
     sponsored by Bull Run Farm
$5,000 Low Junior Amateur Owner Gamblers Choice
$5,000 High Junior / Amateur Owner Gamblers Choice
$2,500 NAL Children's / Adult Low Jumper Classic
NCEA Hunter Seat Junior Medal
$10,000 NAL and Marshall & Sterling Low
     Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Classic
$15,000 Marshall & Sterling 1.30m Grand Prix
$20,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame High
     Junior/Amateur Owner Classic
$20,000 Open Welcome Stake
$50,000 Win Vision Grand Prix
Showplace Equitation Championships
 
Contacts:
Manager: Patrick Boyle
(847) 274-6834, Fax (847) 717-6653
ShowsNo1@aol.com
Secretary: Nicole Boyle
showplaceproductions@gmail.com

Website:
www.ShowplaceProductions.com
Click here for the prize list.
Click here for the stabling form.
Click here for the entry form.

Official Photographer:

Andrew Ryback Photography

Official Videographer:
Star Creek Video

Public Relations Contact:
EQ Media, LLC
info@EQmedia.agency
612-209-0310