Tickets for the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event - America's only annual four-star eventing competition - will go on sale October 15, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The thrilling event, organized by Equestrian Events Inc. (EEI), is returning to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, April 25-28, 2019, and will feature Olympic-level riders and horses from across the nation and around the world.
Known as "The Best Weekend All Year," the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is a multi-day competition that features the world's best horses and riders vying for their share of $400,000 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 the Land Rover Kentucky, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton, and Land Rover Burghley four-star events in succession. Land Rover Kentucky is one of only six annual four-star three-day events in the world and the only one in the Western Hemisphere. As the nation's premier event, it also serves as the Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Championship for the American riders.
"If you want the best seats in the house, you better buy your tickets as soon as they go on sale!" said Stewart Perry, president of EEI. "We had over 80,000 spectators at least year's event - with more than 33,000 on cross-country day alone. Tickets and tailgate spots go fast, so I urge everyone to order early!"
Single-Day and Multi-Day tickets will be available. All grounds admission tickets to the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event include general parking and admission to the Kentucky Horse Park and International Trade Fair, but do not include access to the competition in the Rolex Stadium. Reserved grandstand seating is sold separately from grounds admission and traditionally the best seats sell out, so everyone is encouraged to place orders as early as possible. For a unique world-class Kentucky experience, special Ringside Hospitality packages are also available.
Cross-country day draws massive crowds to the Kentucky Horse Park and those interested in a reserved place along the course for the increasingly popular Land Rover Tailgate are urged to reserve their spaces early. Premium spots generally sell out within weeks.
Tickets for the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event can be ordered online at www.KentuckyThreeDayEvent.com/tickets or over the phone (859-254-8123). Further information on the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is available at www.KentuckyThreeDayEvent.com.
Land Rover Tailgating on Cross-Country Day
Experience the excitement of the thrilling cross-country day on Saturday, April 27, from your own tailgate spot along the course! You may bring your own food and beverages subject to the tailgating rules and there will also be concessions near the tailgating area. Platinum and Premium Spots have an unobstructed view of the course. Premium spots generally sell out within weeks, so book early. For more information visit www.KentuckyThreeDayEvent.com/land-rover-tailgating.
About Equestrian Events, Inc.
Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI) is a non-profit charitable Kentucky corporation that was established initially to produce the 1978 World Three-Day Event Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park. Following the success of those championships, EEI established an annual event that evolved into the world-renowned Kentucky Three-Day Event, which draws more than 80,000 spectators to the Kentucky Horse Park each year. For more information visit www.eq-events.com.
About Land Rover
Founded in 1948, Land Rover designs, engineers, and manufactures its vehicles in the United Kingdom. For almost 70 years the brand has built a reputation for providing its clientele with some of the most luxurious and capable vehicles in the world; whether driving through the heart of the city or traversing the countryside on- and off-road. Today's Land Rover lineup includes the Discovery and Discovery Sport; Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar, and Range Rover Evoque. Land Rover is fully engaged with sustainability initiatives and social concerns with continuous involvement in environmental and community programs. For more information, visit the official Land Rover website at www.landroverusa.com.
About Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world's leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world's premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques.
We employ more than 43,000 people globally and support around 240,000 more through our dealerships, suppliers, and local businesses. Manufacturing is centered in the UK, with additional plants in China, Brazil, Austria, and Slovakia.
At Jaguar Land Rover, we are driven by a desire to deliver class-leading vehicles, which will provide experiences our customers will love, for life. Our products are in demand around the globe. In 2017 Jaguar Land Rover sold 621,109 vehicles in 130 countries, with more than 80 percent of our vehicles being sold abroad.
Our innovation is continuous: we will spend more than £4 billion in the coming year on new product creation and capital expenditure.
From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified, giving our customers even more choice. We will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles as well as continuing to offer ultra-clean petrol and diesel engines.
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