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Rolex Perpetual Trophies

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  • Rolex Perpetual Trophies

    Where can I find the criteria for the Rolex perpetual trophies? Bank One Trophy? Coman Trophy? Zeppa International?

  • #2
    It would be nice if there was short explanation under each trophy, like on the Badminton site. At the moment it's like "yay you won the ---- trophy... what was that one for?"


    • #3
      The program for Rolex lists the awards and criteria. Some are objective, like the Bank One Perpetual Trophy which is awarded to the highest-placed rider who is also the sole owner of the horse. Some are subjective, like the Zeppa International Trophy, which is presented to the horse and rider combination determined by the Ground Jury to have made the best presentation in the first and third horse inspection. Coman Perpetual Trophy is awarded to the breeder of the winning horse.
      Proud member of Appendix QH clique


      • #4
        And this information should be ON THE WEBSITE, not just in the program.

        Agree w/ OP. Grrr.
        I tolerate all kinds of animal idiosyncrasies.
        I've found that I don't tolerate people idiosyncrasies as well. - Casey09


        • #5
          What did Boyd win? In his blog he said he got the blue ribbon and $25,000. (riding Neville in Stadium)


          • Original Poster

            Thanks Peedin!

            And I agree, it would be nice if the webpage included a brief statement about the award...and maybe even a sentence on its namesake. I'm only aware of the history behind the Reeves trophy.

            Thanks again !


            • #7
              Actually, in Boyd's blog he says he won a fourth place ribbon....
              "Neville never thought of touching a rail and cruised around, earning himself $25,000 and a fourth-place ribbon."

              The Carimati is awarded to the highest placed foreign rider (William).
              There is also an award for the Best-Conditioned Horse which was awarded to Port Authority.


              • #8
                Then Boyd must have corrected his blog. because yesterday it def. said "first place ribbon" because i was wondering the same thing.

                Proud owner of a Spicy mare!!


                • #9
                  I was a bit worried if he had received a blue ribbon as it is my crew that puts those ribbons on. (All 33 of them this year!)

                  I am very glad he had a good show!


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by VColeman View Post
                    I was a bit worried if he had received a blue ribbon as it is my crew that puts those ribbons on. (All 33 of them this year!)

                    I am very glad he had a good show!
                    I'm sure it was a wishful thinking typo...
                    Proud owner of a Spicy mare!!


                    • #11
                      The Zeppa International was for Best Turned Out at the horse inspections.
                      Pawlow won it!


                      • #12
                        2010 ROLEX KENTUCKY THREE-DAY EVENT
                        Rolex Trophy
                        William Fox-Pitt/Cool Mountain (GRB)

                        USET Foundation Pinnacle Cup
                        Phillip Dutton/Woodburn

                        Coman Trophy
                        Mrs. Jane Pilkington (GBR)

                        Carimati Cup
                        William Fox-Pitt (GBR)

                        Reeves Trophy
                        No Young Rider entry in 2010

                        Bank One Trophy
                        Laine Ashker/Anthony Patch (VA)

                        Zeppa International Trophy
                        Will Faudree/Pawlow (NC)

                        Best Conditioned Horse
                        Port Authority/Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch (CAN)
                        Proud owner of a Spicy mare!!


                        • #13
                          From the Omnibus:

                          Trophies: Rolex Trophy-Winner. Coman Trophy-Breeder of Winning Horse. USET Foundation Pinnacle Cup-Highest placed US Rider. Carimati Cup-Highest placed Foreign Rider. Bank One Trophy-Highest placed Rider/ Owner. Reeves Trophy-Highest placed Young Rider. Zeppa International Trophy-Best Turned-Out Pair at Horse Inspections. Best Conditioned Horse Trophy. 2nd & 3rd place. Completion mementos to all who complete the competition.