Friday, 6 May 2011

Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event - Officially Fabulous

RK3DE 2011 "Officially" Over
As Nigel Casserley might say over the loudspeakers of the Horse Park “Official Rolex Time is over for another year”, the scoreboard is finalised and with it my own Grand Slam, having at last visited Lexington for the Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event. [interesting how this is titled a “3 day event’ yet Badminton & Burghley are titled as “horse trials”, historic I guess?]

So far it’s been a great year for big four stars, in terms of top class competition, Badminton produced one of the best competitions for many years, and benefited from the best weather it’s seen for some time. Rolex hit a few milestones too. Mary King took the top 2 slots, a first at Rolex, she’s the oldest woman to win a 4 star, and, and, and….

Monday, 2 May 2011

Rolex: Mary King Wins

Until I get round to uploading all the other footage, here's Mary King's winning show jump round from Rolex: