HITS HORSE SHOWS GRAND PRIX PROGRAMMING
2011 HITS Pfizer $1 Million Grand Prix
The HITS 2011 season finale was conducted in the town of Saugerties, NY in September and featured the Pfizer $1 Million Grand Prix along with the $500,000 Diamond Mills Hunter Prix Final, making it the richest day in show Jumping history.
HRTV's Carolyn Conley hosts the weekend. The high-profile event drew an impressive cast of equestrian stars, including two-time Olympic Gold medalist McLain Ward, and a host of accomplished international riders performing the most technical show jumping in the world.
2012 HITS $200,000 Lamborghini Grand Prix of the Desert
Part of the HITS Desert Circuit in Thermal, California, the pinnacle of the six-week HITS California season is the $200,000 Lamborghini Grand Prix of the Desert, presented by Lamborghini of Newport Beach. Behind the Pfizer $1 Million Grand Prix, the Lamborghini Grand Prix is the second largest purse offered by HITS and attracts the best North American and International equestrians each year. In addition to offering a large cash payout to the top 12 finishers, the $200,000 Lamborghini Grand Prix of the Desert, serves as a crucial qualifier for this year’s Pfizer Million and the winner of the class is historically propelled to the top of the Pfizer Million Rider Rankings thanks to its coveted $60,000 first-place check.
2012 $100,000 Sullivan GMC Truck Grand Prix
The HITS Ocala Winter Circuit is the longest-running HITS Circuit and the spark that ignited the company’s legacy as a leader in American show jumping. Like the Lamborghini class and all HITS Grand Prix, the $100,000 Sullivan GMC TruckGrand Prix, presented by Great American Insurance Group, is a qualifier for the Pfizer Million. The class attracts equestrians from all corners of the globe, including 2011 Pfizer Million Champion Andre Thieme of Germany, who uses the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit as his home-base for qualifying for the world’s richest Grand Prix.
2012 Pfizer Million
The HITS 2012 season finale and richest show jumping competition in the United States features Olympians McLain Ward, Jill Henselwood and Rodrigo Pesso on a challenging course designed by Olaf Petersen, Jr. Hosted by HRTV's Carolyn Conley and acclaimed equestrian broadcaster, Mike Moran, coverage features interviews with key participants. Only three riders cleared the intimidating 14-obstacle course to compete in the jump off.
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