Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bridgestone to Air LIVE on Universal Sports

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Posted by Christi Phillips, Universal Sports


Los Angeles – Universal Sports is pleased to televise the Show Jumping segment of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Bridgestone LIVE on Sunday, April 25, with network coverage beginning at 1 p.m. ET.  The Rolex Kentucky Championships, part of the HSBC FEI Classics™ Series, will showcase the world's best horses and riders from eight countries together as they compete for $250,000 in prize money.
Universal Sports’ broadcast team of Tim Singer (play-by-play) and three-time Olympian and eventing trainer Jimmy Wofford (analyst) will call the action for the television broadcast.

Live, pay-per-view coverage of the Championships will be available at UniversalSports.com/Equestrian and will include Dressage (April 22–23), Cross Country (April 24) and Show Jumping (April 25) events. Full-length on-demand video, schedules, highlights, photos and recaps are also available on the website.

Live Coverage of Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bridgestone on UniversalSports.com (All Times ET):

April 22 – Dressage  ($9.95 / day)
9 A.M. – 4 P.M. ET  (with 1 hour break)

April 23 – Dressage   ($9.95 / day)
9 A.M. – 4 P.M. ET  (with 1 hour break)

April 24 - Cross Country  ($14.95 / day)
9 A.M. – 4 P.M. ET  (with 1 hour break)

April 25 - Show Jumping  ($9.95 / day)
1 – 2:30 P.M. ET

*Visit http://www.universalsports.com/premium/ for more information on the event and pricing. An all-inclusive package for the entire Championships is available for $19.95.  Online coverage is available to residents of the United States, Canada and Mexico.  

The World Equestrian Games, also broadcast on Universal Sports from September 25–October 10, will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park, the first time that the equestrian sport's biggest event will be in the United States.  The Games serve as the world championships for eight equestrian sports. Universal Sports will provide extensive additional coverage of the 2010 Games, including an encore broadcast of NBC’s existing 6½ hours of coverage, an additional 30 hours of coverage with at least 15 hours live, and live webcast of the entire 2010 Games.

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