McLain Ward, fresh off two clean rounds on the way to a team silver at the Rio Olympics and, as it turned out, to a win in Sunday’s Boar’s Head $30,000 Open Jumper Challenge, eyed the course as he entered the Hampton Classic Grand Prix ring with Tina La Boheme. Durell Godfrey
Laura Bowery, of Bridgehampton’s Applewild Farm, and Zerly, a horse owned by McLain Ward, were the 26th to go among Sunday’s 39 Boar’s Head Open Jumper Challenge competitors. Durell Godfrey Photos
Shane Sweetnam, one of a number of Irish riders here, was, with Main Road, the third-place finisher in the Classic’s speed class Sunday. Durell Godfrey
Arabella Moffit with her trainer, Harriet de Leyer, above, was the Classic’s leadline 5-to-7 champion on Haley’s Comet. Jack Graves
Somewhat surprisingly, Marty Bauman, the Classic’s stalwart press officer, who has worked on the horse show circuit for 38 years, and whose knowledge of riding is encyclopedic, had never ridden until he and his family visited Ireland recently.
At 68, Joe Fargis, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in 1984, is still going strong. After spending several hours in the Grand Prix ring judging the leadline classes Sunday morning, he returned on Honolulu 111 to compete that afternoon in the $30,000 Boar’s Head Open Jumper Challenge. Durell Godfrey
Peter Wylde finished up in second place on Paloma in the $30,000 Boar’s Head Open Jumper Challenge on Sunday.Durell Godfrey
Tabatha and Loretta Broderick were among the many competitors in the leadline class on Sunday.Durell Godfrey
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick cheered their twin daughters on during the leadline class. Durell Godfrey

Dancers from DanceHampton won several awards in May at a regional dance competition. The studio, located in East Hampton Village, will hold an open house event on Friday.

“We couldn’t lose to them four years in a row"
Eric Ernst, who as the Artists’ leadoff hitter went 2-for-4 with a run batted in Saturday, is within sight of Joe DiMaggio’s record with at least one hit in 46 straight Artists-Writers Games. Craig Macnaughton
David Baer, about to score above, put the Writers ahead for good with a three-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning. Durell Godfrey Photos
Major League Baseball’s chief baseball officer, Joe Torre, drew laughs from Mike Lupica and Ken Auletta when he urged them not to take the Game too seriously. The Artists’ manager, and the Game’s impresario, Leif Hope, was at right. Durell Godfrey
Leif Hope’s gnarled hands caressed a spherical turnip — a Game mainstay since the 1950s. Durell Godfrey
Mike Lupica’s wife told him to neither dive nor slide. He did both, and walked away from the Writers’ 9-6 win with the skinned shins to prove it. Durell Godfrey
Michael Dougherty, a pinch-runner for Dr. Ron Noy, the Artists’ orthopedist and sports medicine consultant, legged out Noy’s triple to right in leading off the Artists’ eighth. Craig Macnaughton
John Franco, after fouling off Joe Sopiak’s first turnip offering when he came to bat in the third inning, crushed the next. Craig Macnaughton

The Grand Prix this year — again sponsored by Longines — will offer a $300,000 purse, up from $250,000
Karen Polle will be back to defend her 2015 Grand Prix championship. Durell Godfrey

Ellen Hermanson Foundation’s work praised
Gustavo Morastitla outkicked Dylan Fine in the final half-mile. Jack Graves

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The Artists have been flexing their muscle in recent years