Despite a delay from Hurrican Irene, The Hampton Classic Horse Show was successfully held in Bridgehampton. One of the largest horse shows in the US, it featured a number of events with competitors ranging from youngsters to Olympic veterans. Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist McLain Ward won for the third consecutive year and record sixth time overall. hamptonclassic.com.
Norman Dello Joio riding Notre Star
Mayor Michael Bloomberg
James Lipton and Rosanna Scotto
Kent Farrington riding Uceko
McClain Ward riding Antares F
Photos by Tom Fitzgerald and Pamela Napoli for Society-In-Focus, society-in-focus.com