Michael Jung Scores Back-to-Back Win at 2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover
Michael Jung of Germany became the second rider to win the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Rolex, on the same horse in two consecutive years by riding Fischerrocana FST to a 13.3-point victory. His winning score (39.2) easily bested Lauren Kieffer on Veronica (52.5) and Maya Black on Doesn't Play Fair (53.9).
Germany's Michael Jung had to wait until the last rider finished the second day of dressage at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, to know if his leading Thursday score (34.4) would stay atop the leaderboard. It did-by 5.3 points.
Michael Jung of Germany took dead aim on becoming only the second rider win the Rolex Grand Slam by emphatically grabbing the lead at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, riding Fischerrocana FST to an outstanding dressage score of 34.4 penalties.
Please consider this helpful parking tip for Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event patrons with pink parking permits: Due to heavy traffic and limited access from Iron Works Pike (no left turn into “Pink Parking Location”), we suggest pink parking permit holders follow Newtown Pike (KY922) to Iron Works and then westbound to the Kentucky Horse Park, th
Four riders who'll be competing in the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, spent Tuesday afternoon visiting with children undergoing treatment at the Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington.
The Kentucky Horse Park was mentioned in conjunction with Eventing Nation's Bruce Davidson feature titled "Rolex History: How Bruce Davidson Invented America’s Four-Star Event."
The Kentucky Horse Park was mentioned as one of Kentucky's amazing horse paradise stops in an article published by Sidelines titled "Equestrian Destination: Lexington, Kentucky."
Two Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association exhibits will open in May at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington in conjunction with the IHSA National Championships, May 5-8, at the Alltech Arena, and 2016-2017 launch of the Golden Anniversary season celebrating 50 years since the founding of IHSA in 1967 by then 18 year-old Fairleigh Dickinson Uni