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Rolex Kentucky

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.

April 29, 2012

Five Fewer Will Advance To Final Phase At Rolex Kentucky

Only 27 horses will advance to show jumping at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** this afternoon.

Two riders—Sara Kozumplik (Manolo Blahnik, 27th) and Marilyn Little-Meredith (RF Rovano Rex, 10th)—withdrew before this morning’s final horse inspection.

The ground jury held four horses for re-inspection: both of Michael Pollard’s mounts, Wonderful Will (28th) and Icarus (19th), Heather Morris’ Slate River (13th) and Barb Crabo’s Eveready (29th).

April 28, 2012

Fox-Pitt Flies Into The Lead At Rolex Kentucky

April 28—Lexington, Ky.

William Fox-Pitt had the luxury of a noon cross-country ride time with Parklane Hawk, so he made sure to get up nice and early to watch.

“I was out there on course waiting to see the first few experts show us how to do it, and when they didn't get to me, I thought, ‘This isn’t a very good start,’ ” he admitted.

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