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Apr

Jung Scores A Three-Peat at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Lexington, KY, April 30, 2017-In the 39-year history of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, only three riders have ever managed to win two years in a row. But Michael Jung made history by winning the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for a third consecutive time aboard FischerRocana FST. Read more »

27
Apr

Sacksen and Martin Earn Dubarry Boots at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

Lexington, KY, April 27, 2017-The first awards given out at this year’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover aren’t for performance, but rather, fashion. Allie Sacksen and Boyd Martin took home the Dubarry of Ireland ‘Best Dressed’ award during Wednesday evening’s welcome reception. They each earned a new pair of Dubarry boots as the best-dressed female and male riders at the first horse inspection, held on Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

27
Apr

Gorgeous Kitten Wins Wednesday’s Featured Taylor Made Purse

LEXINGTON, KY (April 26, 2017) – Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s homebred Gorgeous Kitten took the lead in deep stretch to win the $72,000 Taylor Made Purse by one length before 12,027 fans enjoying a warm, sunny Wednesday afternoon at Keeneland. (Click here for a video of the race.)  Ridden by Julien Leparoux for trainer Mike Maker, Gorgeous Kitten covered 1 1/8 miles on a firm turf course in 1:49.65. Read more »

26
Apr

Ground Jury Accepts 59 Horses To Start Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

Photograph by Patricia Branan-Wendell

Lexington, Ky., April 26, 2017 – The starting field of 60 has been whittled down by one following the first horse inspection at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Known as the “Best Weekend All Year,” the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover is being held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, April 27-30. Read more

25
Apr

AMERICAN STEEPLECHASING SHINES IN $500K CHALLENGE AT NASHVILLE’S IROQUOIS

Late Scratch at Cheltenham for Eclipse Award-Winning Rawnaq Opens the Field for May 13 TVV Capital Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CHELTENHAM, England – It couldn’t have been scripted any better: The American horse Rawnaq that won last year’s Iroquois Steeplechase by a neck, beating leading Irish horses Shaneshill and Nichols Canyon, went on to win the Eclipse Award. This spring, he was set to compete for the $500,000 bonus at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Read more »