Entries Announced for $225,000 Kentucky CSI3* Invitational Grand Prix

FEI World #1 Kent Farrington will compete in the $225,000 Kentucky CSI3* Invitational 1.60m Grand Prix. Photo by Richard Juilliart/FEI.

Apologies to all of you who clicked on this link thinking we finally have the Kentucky CCI4* entry list! We are still anxiously waiting on pins and needles for that …

Instead, we have the entry list for the inaugural $225,000 Kentucky CSI3* Invitational 1.60m Grand Prix, which will take place on Saturday, April 28, in the main stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park following cross country at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.

In addition to FEI World #1 Kent Farrington, 15 of the top 100 ranked show jumping riders in the world will compete, including five of the top 10 riders in the U.S.

Kentucky CSI3* Invitational 1.60m Grand Prix Entry List:

1. Kent Farrington
2. Margie Engle
3. Jessica Springsteen
4. Kristen Vanderveen
5. Allison Robitaille
6. Marilyn Little
7. Ali Wolff
8. Aaron Vale
9. Peter Lutz
10. Christine Mcrea
11. Daniel Coyle
12. Darragh Kenny
13. Jack Hardin Towell
14. Conor Swail
15. Santiago Lambre
16. Sharn Wordley
17. Ritchie Maloney
18. Samuel Parot
19. Andrew Ramsay
20. Eric Navet
21. Eve Jobs
22. Karl Cook
23. Leah DiMartini
24. Charles A. Jayne
25. Kerry Mcahill
26. Andrew Welles
27. Eugenio Garza
28. Abigail McCardle
29. Jorge Matte
30. Jonathan Mcrea

There are currently 10 riders on the wait list, including Scotty Keach.

Marilyn Little will ride RF Scandalous earlier in the day on cross country in the CCI4* before show jumping in the CSI3*. She confirmed to EN that she plans to ride Karen O’Connor’s Clearwater in the CSI3*, or Corona 93 as a back-up.

New to Kentucky this year, the show jumping festivities will begin Friday, April 27 with a $35,000 Welcome Speed Cup 1.45m class after dressage at 6 p.m. EST. The CSI3* will be held Saturday, April 28 after cross country at 4:30 p.m. EST. Rio Olympic course designer Guilherme Jorge is designing the courses.

There is no additional charge for tickets to the Friday or Saturday Grand Prix. Saturday seating in the stadium is limited, so to attend the Grand Prix on Saturday you must reserve your seats online. A Saturday Grounds Admission ticket is needed to select a Saturday Grand Prix seat in the eTix system.

If you have already bought your Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event tickets and did not reserve your Grand Prix tickets, please email [email protected] and include your confirmation number or name and address. You can also call the ticket line at 859-254-8123.

Click here for more information on the $225,000 Kentucky CSI3* Invitational 1.60m Grand Prix. Are you planning to watch the Grand Prix at Kentucky? Let us know in the comments below!