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Pablo Barrios Eyes Hagyard Challenge Series Leading Rider Bonus

RELEASE: August 27, 2013
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Phelps Media Group, Inc. International

Pablo Barrios leads the 2013 Hagyard Challenge Series Standings with Zara Leandra. (Rebecca Walton)
Pablo Barrios leads the 2013 Hagyard Challenge Series Standings with Zara Leandra. (Rebecca Walton)
Lexington, KY
- With another top placing at the KHJA Horse Show last week, Venezuelan rider Pablo Barrios has furthered his lead in the 2013 Hagyard Challenge Series. He and his talented mount Zara Leandra kicked off the Series by winning the first Hagyard Lexington Classic in May, and they then garnered wins in both the third and fourth events. Most recently, Barrios and Zara Leandra finished second in the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic at the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show, further increasing their lead in the hunt for the $50,000 Hagyard Leading Rider Award.

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 sixth event in the series was held last week at the KHJA Horse Show, running August 21-25. The final event at the Kentucky National Horse Show is just around the corner, and Barrios leads with 1090 points over Ireland's Richie Moloney, who maintains the second place position with 660 points. 

Moloney placed third aboard Alsvid and sixth with Carrabis Z during the Kentucky Summer Classic. He also earned multiple other placings throughout the five series grand prixs held thus far. Junior rider Wilton Porter is currently ranked third after riding to the blue ribbon with Paloubet during the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show.

"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. "

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.

2013 HAGYARD CHALLENGE SERIES STANDINGS
PLACE        TOTAL    RIDER
1    1090    PABLO BARRIOS
2    660    RICHIE MOLONEY
3    400    WILTON PORTER
4    370    KAITLIN CAMPBELL
5    350    BLYTH MARANO
      350    KENT FARRINGTON
7    250    SHARN WORDLEY
8    240    AARON VALE
9    230    SCOTT KEACH
10  200    CHRISTIAN HEINEKING

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