Zara Phillips prepares for Rolex Kentucky

By Derby House Staff on |



British rider Zara Phillips will be making her debut appearance at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Her dressage time is 6:09pm GMT tomorrow (Friday). Live streaming information is available here.

Phillips has entered High Kingdom, the horse on whom she won a Team Silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games and also at the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.

Phillips won Individual Gold and Team Silver medals at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany, and she was a member of the Gold Medal-winning British Event Team at the 2007 European Championship in Pratoni, Italy.

She also won the 2005 European Championship title after clinching Individual and Team Gold medals on home soil at Blenheim.

Phillips joins four other British riders who will be vying for the top prize money and the coveted Rolex watch, including last year’s winner William Fox-Pitt, who has won the event three times.

The $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing is awarded to any rider who wins the Rolex Kentucky, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton and Land Rover Burghley Four Star Events in succession. Pippa Funnell of Great Britain, who won all three in 2003, is the only rider to date to have taken the Rolex Grand Slam.


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