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HH Gigi’s Girl, whom McLain Ward has ridden for a little more than a year, has shown with recent results that she has “turned the corner” — as is evident above in the Hampton Classic’s Grand Prix that they won Sunday. Durell Godfrey
McLain Ward, seen with his 3-year-old daughter, Lily, has won the Hampton Classic’s Grand Prix seven times. Jack Graves

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There were some ringers from the New York A.C.
A river raft race — see Heather Caputo and her 4-year-old daughter, Annabelle, above — was one of several offbeat events Tim Treadwell mixed in with 50 to 200-yard age-group races at Bill and Dominique Kahn’s pool Saturday. Craig Macnaughton

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“They learn everything about horsemanship in pony camp — it’s not just about riding.”
Last-minute currying before going into the Grand Prix ring. Craig Macnaughton
Zoey Trotter, 5, left, whose parents are Dana and Gordon Trotter, and Emory Prado, 5, the granddaughter of Debbie and Alex Walter, all of East Hampton, were among Sunday’s leadline participants. Craig Macnaughton Photos

The distance between the lighthouse and Block Island is said to be 18 miles
It would have been better, given the full moon, had they left later, Fred Doss of Paddlers 4 Humanity said on the paddling fleet’s return from Block Island. Jane Bimson
The Montauk-to-Block Island crossing took about seven hours, somewhat longer than usual, because of the strong tides. Jane Bimson

The August Sky, skippered by Philip Walters, won the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge sailing regatta held on Noyac Bay on Aug. 18. Celia Withers

An emphatic repeat by Cashin at Pump ‘N’ Run
Paige Duca didn’t veer off the course this time. She won among the women at Ellen’s Run and placed fourth over all in 17 minutes and 18 seconds. Craig Macnaughton
Maggie Purcell will soon be swimming the 100 breaststroke at the University of Richmond. Jack Graves
Caroline Cashin and Alyssa Bahel were the top two in the Pump ’N’ Run on Aug. 15, a first in that bench-press-beach-run event. Beth Feit

Beginning with Sunday morning’s leadline classes judged by Joe Fargis, an Olympic gold-medal winner
Soon horses will be the chief means of conveyance at the Classic’s 60-acre showgrounds. Jack Graves