Sharn Wordley

Sharn Wordley Maintains Lead in 2017 Hagyard Challenge Series

Sharn Wordley

Sharn Wordley continues his winning streak in the 2017 Hagyard Challenge Series after coming out on top at Kentucky Horse Show's Bluegrass Festival. Wordley has consistently earned ribbons in all of this year's show jumping series events. Jeff Gogul also maintains a lead, holding the first place spot in the 2017 USHJA National Hunter Derby series. 

Sharn Wordley Takes Hagyard Challenge Series Lead, Jeff Gogul Holds National Derby Series Top Spot

Sharn Wordley on Famoso D_ Ive Z. Photo by Lenore Phillips

New Zealand's Sharn Wordley has taken over the lead in the 2017 Hagyard Challenge Series after earning ribbons in all three of this year's show jumping events. During the Kentucky Summer Classic, Wordley took over the top spot with two top ten placings on Thursday's $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic. The Kentucky Summer Horse Show also featured the fifth event of the series for the 2017 USHJA National Hunter Derby sponsored by the World Equestrian Center and Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC, where Jeff Gogul continues to hold the lead in the standings.

Eve Jobs Jumps to $35,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic Victory with Charleville

Eve Jobs and Charleville

California's Eve Jobs put in two near flawless rounds to best a field of 66 horses and riders to capture the victory in the $35,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3* with a time of 34.71 seconds. The 18-year-old athlete and her talented mount Charleville sped past riders that were her senior not only in age but also in experience as she bested the 15-horse jump-off with a blazing time. Sharn Wordley of New Zealand and Rye Val De Mai were hot on Jobs' heels finishing a close second in a time of 34.85 seconds.