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Rolex Kentucky

April 25, 2013

Keep An Eye Out For Daniel Clasing On Rolex Cross-Country Day

Looking for an inspirational pair to cheer for on Saturday’s cross-country at the Rolex Kentucky CCI****? Take a good look at Daniel Clasing and Houston.

Clasing has shaped Houston’s career since the chestnut gelding stood on stilt-like foal legs, having bought him as a foal and trained him from initial breaking to the advanced level 12 years later. In addition, Houston is a U.S.-bred Anglo-Arab—part of the fourth generation of breeder Ann McKay’s program in Maryland.

April 24, 2013

Wednesday Jog Blog: Rolex Kentucky

April 24—Lexington, Ky. 

The 46 horses presented today for the initial horse inspection at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** were all accepted by the ground jury, but a last-minute injury forced the withdrawal of Emily Beshear’s Here’s To You. Beshear, of Somerset, Va., did not present.

Kiwi rider Andrew Nicholson’s mount Quimbo was the only horse sent to the hold box, but he passed upon re-inspection. 

April 23, 2013

Watch Rolex Kentucky Live On The Internet And On TV

Can’t go to Rolex Kentucky this year? Watch it on TV and on your computer!

April 23, 2013

Last Minute Scratches And Breakdowns On The Road To Rolex Kentucky

There’s a reason riders bubble-wrap their horses and breathe a sigh of relief when they turn down the lane into the Kentucky Horse Park for the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** in Lexington in April: Even getting to start the competition is never a sure bet.

Two riders have had to scratch today, another is injured, and two more broke down en route.            

April 23, 2013

Checking In With William Fox-Pitt

Since William Fox-Pitt is in contention to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing should he claim the Badminton CCI**** the week after Rolex Kentucky, it's only fitting to catch up and see what his year has been like since his last visit to Kentucky. 

Congratulations on welcoming a new member to the Fox-Pitt family!

April 22, 2013

James C. Wofford Looks Ahead To The Rolex Kentucky CCI****

Just as he has every year since the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** began in 1998, James C. Wofford, who won Kentucky in 1981 and 1986, evaluates the competition and the starters.

April 29, 2012

Parklane Hawk Soars To The Win At Rolex Kentucky

April 29—Lexington, Ky.

Ice water in his veins. Cool as a cucumber. Nerves of steel. All of these clichés have been used to describe William Fox-Pitt as time and time again he’s gone in the ring on Sunday afternoon and closed the deal at the world’s most prestigious three-days.

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