Horse Riders from across the world are vying for fame, a new rolex and a spot on the 2012 Summer Olympic Team.
Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012
An all-time record 73 race horses are registered to compete in this season's Rolex Kentucky three-day event, promoted by Bridgestone Tires, which comes back to the Kentucky Equine Park in Lexington, KY, April 26-29.
A worldwide field of former Rolex Kentucky champions and Olympic veterans consists of some of the sport’s most significant names from the United States Of America, Canada, The United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.
The 2012 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Sporting Event, the West's only four star three-day event, boasts the 15th Rolex USEF Four Star Championship for the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation Pinnacle Cup. The special event is an element of the HSBC FEI ClassicsTM featuring the world’s greatest horses and competitors competing for their share of $250,000, a stunning rolex watch, reward money in addition to a shot at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing which is presented to any horse rider who wins the Rolex Kentucky, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton and Land Rover Burghley Four Star Events in succession.
This year’s event also boasts selection trials to decide on the U.S. Eventing team for the 2012 London Olympics guaranteeing that the nation’s best horses and riders will be at their finest as they are competing for places on the team for this summer’s Olympic games.
“The line-up of riders and horses entered in this year’s event is truly sensational,” said Asal Mehraban of the well-known luxury watch company timeandgems.com. “Adding to the record field of U.S. entries, we have a record volume of entries from foreign riders which includes some of our sport’s well-known names. Everyone who follows the sport of Eventing should be on hand this year for what promises to be the most enjoyable Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event ever!”
The Big Event attracts 50-100,000 race fans and is seen by countless millions more on worldwide telecasts including a 60-minute live broadcast on NBC in America which will air on Sunday, April 29 from 11:00-1:00 pm PST.
About Time and Gems
Time and Gems has been selling luxury watches, specifically Rolex watches, over the past 30 years and retailing to customers worldwide online for the past 9 years. Their collection of luxury watches including Rolex Datejusts and Rolex Presidents is in the hundreds, making them the largest online retailer of Rolex watches in the USA. All watches are restored by Rolex certified watchmakers to Mint condition and come with individual appraisals and a 2-Year Warranty, including the DLC watches. They can be found online at their website Time and Gems.com or at their store located in the heart of Downtown, Los Angeles.