11.01.10

Ticket Packages for the 2011 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bridgestone On Sale November 1

Posted in Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event at 10:13 pm by Thomas

Lexington, KY – November 1, 2010- Ticket packages for the 2011 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Bridgestone, April 28-May 1 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, are on sale as of November 1.

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, part of the HSBC FEI ClassicsTM, is the only event in the Western Hemisphere held at the Four Star level, the same level as the Olympic Games and the Eventing World Championships which were held as part of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG).

“Rolex Kentucky,” as it is commonly known, is one of the world’s most prestigious equestrian competitions and features the world’s best horses and riders vying for their share of $250,000 in prize money as well as a shot at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing which is awarded to any rider who wins theRolex Kentucky, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton and Land Rover Burghley Four Star Events in succession.

“More than 100,000 people, including over 50,000 on Cross-Country day, thrilled to the excitement of the sport of Eventing at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games,” said Christina Gray, Director of Competition for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.  “Many of them had never attended ‘Rolex Kentucky’ and we are hearing from numerous that they intend to return to Kentucky next April for another action-packed week of world-class Eventing excitement.”

Advance sale ticket packages include four-day, three-day (Fri-Sat-Sun), and single day general admissions, as well as group sales and reserved grandstand seating.  Patron Plus, Patron Club, and Equestrian Club subscriptions are also available, featuring prime locations and hospitality amenities.

“Given the excitement generated by the Eventing competition at WEG, we expect record ticket sales for next April’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event,” said Vanessa Coleman, the Event’s Director of Ticketing.  “We recommend that people buy their tickets early to ensure that they don’t miss out!”

For more information, or to purchase tickets to the 2011 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Bridgestone, please visit the Rolex Kentucky website at www.rk3de.org.  As of November 1, tickets may be ordered directly online, or by printing the ticket order form and returning it via mail or fax (859)-254-5116 to Equestrian Events, Inc.  Tickets may also be ordered by calling 859-254-8123.  To receive a printed ticket brochure, please send name and mailing address to EEI at P.O. Box 12110, Lexington, KY 40580-2110.