Tigger and Jimmy Toon Circuit Champions
Tigger with Jim Toon
The $500,000 Diamond Mills Hunter Prix is considered by many the premier event for American Hunters. Top juniors, amateurs, and pros come from all over the US to vie for an unprecedented payout. Since the inception of the Pfizer Million in 2010, Tom Struzzieri and the HITS team have been striving to create additional classes that will give riders a significant year-end goal to work towards. To that end, in 2011 they created the Diamond Mills Hunter Prix, and this year, with the intent to offer juniors and amateurs in the hunter world a shot at big money, they created the $500,000 Hunter Prix Final.
The marquee hunter event, the Diamond Mills Hunter Prix, offers 75 qualified riders, 5 invitees and 1 wild card a chance to duke it out over 4 rounds over 3’3″ fences with spreads not to exceed fence height. The fourth and final round was held over a shortened course, complete with handy elements, in the Grand Prix ring amongst the Pfizer Million Grand Prix fences.
Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix - Final Results
HORSE OWNER RIDER PRIZE MONEY
1 Sienna Lexi Maounis Patricia Griffith 150000.00
2 C Coast Z Chansonette Farm LLC Lillie Keenan 90000.00
3 Balou Lisa Arena Amanda Steege 60000.00
4 Pioneer Heritage Farm, Inc. Matthew Metell 40000.00
5 Invincible Ellen Toon Ellen Toon 25000.00
6 Chance of Flurries Helen McEvoy Hope Glynn 20000.00
7 Kistler Cathy Morris Schmitt Joie Gatlin 15000.00
8 Winner James B Pirtle Ent, Inc. Jimmy Torano 12000.00
9 Highline Catherine Cowie Laena Romond 10000.00
10 Gelato Conor Perrin Nick Haness 9000.00
Click on the video below to see Ellen and Invincible in the final round:
Tyrion scores in the 90s on his way to championship honors in the 3'3" Green Hunters during WEF 2018!