March 16, 2016 — HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce that American International Group, Inc. (AIG) as the 2016 title sponsor of the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix. The spotlight will shine on the HITS Desert Horse Park Sunday, March 20, as the AIG Million hosts the brightest starts in show jumping.
As the first jewel in the HITS Triple Crown of Show Jumping, the highly-acclaimed AIG Million also serves as the captivating finish of the HITS Desert Circuit. Exhibitors competing for a slice of the $1 million prize purse, qualified for the event by competing in at least one Grand Prix at four HITS Desert Circuit shows prior to the week of the AIG Million.
“The AIG $1 Million Grand Prix attracts the highest caliber riders, domestic and international, to HITS Desert Horse Park for the grand finale to the HITS Desert Circuit,” said HITS President and CEO Thomas Struzzieri. “We are proud to continue that tradition in 2016 through our relationship with AIG, a prestigious insurance organization.”
AIG Private Client Group, a division of the AIG member companies, offers personal insurance solutions for individuals and families. Its innovative offerings are designed to enhance protection of, and minimize threats to, personal wealth and safety. In addition to policies for homes, excess liability, automobiles, private collections and yachts, AIG insurers can help equine owners address their more specialized coverage needs.
“AIG values its collaboration with HITS and its members, and our involvement in the $1 Million Grand Prix is evidence of that commitment,” said David Hubbard, Vice President, AIG Private Client Group. “We look forward to seeing our friends, insurance clients and fellow sponsors at Thermal, and to developing new relationships in the coming year.”