byEditorial Staff| Jan 14, 2018
It was a night of firsts for the men in blue at the 10th annual Battle of the Sexes, the fan favorite Week 1 event hosted at the Winter Equestrian Festival on Saturday, January 13, 2018.
The three-phased competition, consisting of a faults converted speed round, a relay race, and a match race, drew a packed crowd in Wellington, Florida, for the first Saturday Night Light’s competition of the winter circuit.
Spectators witnessed teammates Charlie Jayne, David Blake, Andrew Bourns, Jordan Coyle, Alex Granato, William Hickey, Darragh Kenny, Luis Larrazabal, Spencer Smith, and Michael Tokaruk collectively outride the Women’s Team to secure the first Men’s Team victory in the event’s history with 28 points.
The Women’s Team, comprised of Nicole Bellissimo, Heather Caristo-Williams, Amanda Derbyshire, Maggie Jayne, Caelinn Leahy, Abigail McArdle, Chelsea Sundius, Annabella Sanchez, Sydney Shulman, and Alexandra Welles, finished a narrow four points behind with a score of 24.
Relive some of the best moments of the night through the lens of photographer Meghan Bacso.