Canada’s Ian Millar Leads Team to Win Florida’s $2 Million Great Charity Challenge, Dressage Team Led by Doda Miranda 3rd

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Alvaro "Doda" Miranda and Grammy nominee Hunter Hayes with third place check for Muiscares charity sposored by Dressage Team. © 214 Sportfot
Alvaro “Doda” Miranda and Grammy nominee Hunter Hayes with third place check for Musicares charity sposored by Dressage Team. © 2014 Sportfot

WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 1, 2014–Canada’s Ian Millar, Kelly Soleau and Emily Kinch were the winning team in the fifth annual FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge and earned $150,000 for their charity, Speak Up for Kids, on Saturday night.

The three riders made up the top team out of 35 pro-am combinations paired with Palm Beach County charities that splt up $2 million that had been raised for the signature event of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival.

In second place was the team for Wellington PTO/PTA/PTSA, sponsored by EnTrust Capital and Rose Hill Farm as well as corporate sponsor Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC. The team consisted of Ken Berkley, Cloe Hymowitz, and Lilli Hymowitz and won $125,000 for their charity.

Four-time Grammy nominee Hunter Hayes’s charity, Musicares, picked up $112,5000 for the third place team made up of Alvaro ‘Doda’ de Miranda, Paige Bellissimo and Alex Crown, sponsored by Dressage Team and the Rizvi Family and corporate sponsors Carol Cohen, Diamante Farms, Michael Collins, Mike Davis, Rose Peslar (Everglades Dressage), Tim Dutta, Arlene “Tuny” Paige and the Van Kampen Foundation.

In addition to the competition, the evening featured a concert by Hunter Hayes that helped draw thousands of fans to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.
Rank    CHARITY    SPONSOR    CORPORATE SPONSOR    PROFESSIONAL    1m20    1m10    Time
1    Speak Up for Kids    Lothlorien    Bass, Bolfo, Newlands and Rowland    Ian Millar    Kelly Soleau    Emily Kinch    93.107
2    Wellington PTO/PTA/PTSA    EnTrust (Rose Hill Farm)    Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC    Ken Berkley    Cloe Hymowitz    Lilli Hymowitz    95.056
3    Musicares – Hunter Hayes    Dressage Team and Rizvi Family    Carol Cohen, Diamante Farms, Michael Collins, Mike Davis, Rose Peslar (Everglades Dressage), Tim Dutta Tuny Paige and the Van Kampen Foundation    Alvaro “Doda” de Miranda    Paige Bellissimo    Alex Crown    96.117
4    Lighthouse for the Blind    Double “C” Farm (Creel Family)    Fumero Law Group    Haylie Rolfe    David Oberkircher    Megan McDonald    96.267
5    Seagull Industries for the Disabled    Trelawny Farm    Gold Coast Feed & Supply    Samantha Ramsay    Katherine Straus    Elizabeth Craven    96.484
6    Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc.    Bellissimo Family    Sexton Engineering    Tim Gredley    Nicole Bellissimo    Yasmin Rizvi    96.867
7    Connor Moran Children’s Cancer Foundation    Newstead Farm (Firestone)    Marcum LLP    Connor O’Regan    Christina Firestone    Noel Fauntleroy    97.862
8    HomeSafe    Postage Stamp Farm    The Bainbridge Companies    Alejandro Karolyi    Kalvin Dobbs    Emma Heise    97.937
9    The Alliance for Eating Disorders    Green River (Roger and Jennifer Smith)    Equine Tack and Nutritionals    Colin Syquia    Sarah Kerins    Sophie Simpson    98.125
10    Foster and Adoptive Parent Association of Palm Beach County    G&C Farm (Mirabal Family)    Rolex    Luis Larrazabal    Emanuel Andrade    Gustavo Mirabal    98.128
11    Wellington Cares    Double H Farm    Trump International    Maggie Jayne    Giavanna Rinaldi    Ailish Cunniffe    98.422
12    The Children’s Foundation Equine Assisted Therapy    Starwyn Farm (Goldstein Family)    Gary Czajkowski    Danielle Goldstein    Kara Chad    Chloe Reid    98.578
13    Equestrian Aid Foundation    Pasmore Stables    Wellington Equestrian Realty    Catherine Pasmore    Pippa Allen    Kelly Arani    98.799
14    Wounded Warriors    Crown Family    Jamaica Tent    Britni Raflowitz    Lillie Keenan    Alex Crown    99.585
15    Women’s Circle    Ashland Stables (Fleishhacker Family)    Engel & Völkers    Sandra Dalman    Javan Dalman    Victoria Arute    99.786
16    Farmworker Coordinating Council of Palm Beach County    Monika and John Preston and Spy Coast Farm    Enterprise Rental Cars    Shane Sweetnam    Tom Foley    Lindsey Tomeu    99.906
17    Blooming with Autism    Boyer/Van Kampen Foundation    Bank of America    Kristen Vanderveen    Bryn Sadler    Chelsea Babcock    100.327
18    Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League of the Palm Beaches, Inc.    Kadley Farm (Gierkink Family)    Wrenwood Farm    Julie Welles    Addison Gierkink    Kendra Gierkink    100.571
19    Wayside House, Inc.    Pine Hollow Farm (Dvorkin Family)    ESI    David Blake    Nicole Berman    Jennifer Pennebaker    100.824
20    Restoration Bridge International    Smith and Bloomberg Families    Palm Beach Illustrated    Ramiro Quintana    Tori Smith    Sheer Levitin    101.483
21     Take Stock in Children    Bruce Duchossois    Salamander Farm    Todd Minikus    Tori Corts    Jennifer Frank    101.494
22    Danny and Ron’s Rescue    Tequestrian Farms (Tisbo Family)    Pegasus Builders    Lauren Tisbo    Lauren Ward    Oliver McCarthy    103.909
23    The Children Healing Institute    JKG Farm    Fidelity Investments®    Hardin Towell    Jennifer Gates    Sara Nordstrom    104.788
24    New Urban Community Development Corporation    Burrows, Kalman and Pin Oak    W Development    Laura Kraut    Paris Sellon    Bobby Kraut    104.846
25    Palm Beach School for Autism    Goshen Hill    Ingram & Raynes    Alexandra Paillot    Emmanuelle Mille    Caroline Moran    105.355
26    Spirit of Giving Network    Fair Play Farm (Kasowitz Family)    FTI Consulting    James North    Myrto Illiadis    Sammy Kasowitz    106.442
27    Big Dog Ranch    Brushwood Stables    Palm Beach Equine Clinic    Sandra Dalman    Kenya Greenberg    Ericka Baran    106.676
28    Boca Raton’s Promise- the Alliance for Youth    Cynthia Sulzberger and Steven Green    Dever Golf Cars    Mario Deslauriers    Lucy Deslauriers    Lily Barnard    107.817
29    Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County    Patten Family    Chronicle of the Horse    Amy Momrow    Hannah Patten    Francesca Eremeeva    108.107
30    Healing Horse Therapy Center    Further Lane Farm    Jones Awnings and Canvas, Inc.    Mary Manfredi    Sophie Michaels    Brooke Bidwell    112.728
31    The Unicorn Children’s Foundation    Louisburg Farm and AAA Equestrian    Neil Hirsch    Lauren Hough    Nina Ulenberg    Ahmed Alali    115.286
32    Urban Youth Impact    Mershad Team 2    Suncast®    Maggie Mcalary    Gabriela Mershad    Paige Bellissimo    118.960
33    Pediatric Oncology Support Team (POST)    Stateside Farm (Goddard Family)    Galle Law Group    Jenn Goddard    Devon Degen    Isabella Russekoff    138.978
34    The Arc of the Glades    Equinimity    Intrepid Electric    Richie Moloney    Jeremy Sweetnam    Dylann Ephriamson    151.855
35    Polo Players Support Group    Mershad Team 1    Hollow Creek Farm    Stephen Moore    Andre Mershad    Alex King    EL