Tuesday, May. 21, 2024

2014 Rolex Kentucky

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Thirty-nine horses completed the cross-country yesterday, but only 37 will go on to today’s show jumping.
Horse by horse, fence by fence, find out what happened on Derek di Grazia's cross-country course.
If you overhear people at Rolex Kentucky talking about “Moonie,” don’t think there’s a cult takeover in Lexington.
Jimmy Wofford shares his hopes and disappointments from the first two days of competition.

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As the afternoon wound down today, Allison Springer watched the wind pick up and the temperature drop. The stands slowly filled with spectators despite the on-and-off rain. The notoriously spooky Arthur was “wild,” as Springer said, during their lunchtime prep ride.
Coming off a course walk, we saw him in the warm-up, maybe the greatest rider ever: Mark Todd.
When Rachel McDonough bought Irish Rhythm off the track, she never imagined the Thoroughbred would take her beyond her wildest dreams and to the Rolex Kentucky CCI****.
How to survive a trip to Rolex Kentucky with a non-horsey husband in tow.

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