In a press release issued today the Hampton Classic has announced the addition of a 4th FEI class and increase in prize money.

The new SOVARO Speed class will take place on opening day, September 1, and offer a $40,000 purse.

The purse for the Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier presented by LONGINES will rise to $75,000 – a fifty percent increase.

The LONGINES Cup taking place on September 3rd will now offer a $50,000 purse, increasing by $10,000 over last year.

The main event, the Hampton Classic Grand Prix, will now have $300,000 in prize money. The Grand Prix will be held on September 4 in front of a celebrity-packed crowd.