Saugerties, New York: HITS, Inc., home of the Triple Crown of Show Jumping, is pleased to announce the debut of the $25,000 Stal Hendrix Pre-Green Futurity at the HITS Championship September 2-6, 2015, at HITS-on-the-Hudson in Saugerties, New York. Offering young hunters the spotlight during the richest weekend in show jumping, the inaugural class boasts a guaranteed $25,000 purse, plus add-backs from all nominated horses.
In true HITS fashion, the formation of the Pre-Green Futurity brings attention and impressive prize money to unique division of riders. Together with the support of title sponsor Stal Hendrix, HITS continues to exceed expectations and grow the sport of show jumping through inclusivity.
Interested competitors are encouraged to nominate their Pre-Green horses early, as the class is expected to draw sizeable entries. Additionally, exhibitors are reminded that the more horses nominated, the larger the prize at the Final in September.
Date Nominated Nomination Fee
January 1 – March 31 $350
April 1 – July 30 $550
August 1 – September 1 $750
“I am very excited to present this opportunity to young horse sport enthusiasts,” said HITS President and CEO Thomas Struzzieri. “With every penny of the nomination fees returned in the prize money, it should make for an extremely competitive Final in Saugerties. Early estimates suggest a six-figure purse for the first year.”
The Stal Hendrix Pre-Green Futurity nomination form and class specifications are being finalized at this time. Both will be available January 1 at www.HitsShows.com.
About Stal Hendrix
Stal Hendrix is an internationally-renowned jumping and trading yard. Ton Hendrix laid the foundations in 1947 and his passion for horses was passed onto sons, Paul and Emile Hendrix, who proceeded to carry on the Stal Hendrix legacy. Stal Hendrix consists of five elements, including Trading Stables, Studs, Breeding, Events, and Training. Making use of over 400 horses and a large international network, a Stal Hendrix customer can confidently assume that he will find the perfect horse – a horse that lives up to, or even exceeds, expectations in a manner that is committed and honest. For more information visit www.StalHendrix.nl.