2019 Hampton Classic brings thousands to Bridgehampton

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The 2019 Hampton Classic is officially underway, bringing equestrians and fans to the South Fork all week long!

Competitions kicked off Sunday in one of the largest outdoor horse shows in the entire country, and will continue through Sept. 1.

The 65-acre show grounds in beautiful Bridgehampton is expected to be filled with tens of thousands of spectators, as well as top equestrians from around the world -- vying for more than $800,000 in prize money.

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During the rest of the competition, it will cost just $10 per person to get in, or $20 per car load. Parking is free throughout the event.

Aside from the world-class horse competition, several special events are expected to be held, including Animal Adoption Day.

Next Saturday is Kids Day presented by News 12 Long Island, and children under the age of 12 will get in for free and receive a free pony ride.

News 12 is the official media partner of the Hampton Classic. Tune in all this week at 8 a.m. daily for exclusive coverage. Only on News 12.

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