With the cancellation of the USEA American Eventing Championships — among other things — Great Meadow International has been pushed even more into prominence. There are a whopping 75 entries in the CCI4*-S division, 49 in the CCI3*-S, and 12 in the new CCI3*-L.
With so much of the 2020 season on pause, horses and riders will be gunning for a spectacular event. Take a look at all the heavy hitters on the entry status.
Phillip Dutton has five entered in the class: Z, Fernhill Singapore, and Sea of Clouds along with Luke 140 and Blackfoot Mystery, who he is piloting for Boyd Martin.
Winner of the 2018 edition Will Colman, returns with TKS Cooley, Tight Lines and Dondante.
Buck Davidson is likely to be the busiest of the bunch with six entries: Erroll Gobey, Copper Beach, Carlevo, Ms. Poppins, Morswood, and Business Class, the latter three who he is riding for Allie Knowles.
Liz Halliday-Sharp will surely bring the heat with her three four-star rides. Her lineup includes Fernhill By Night, Flash Cooley, Deniro Z, and Cooley Quicksilver.
The competition kicks off Wednesday, August 19th. Horse & Country TV is offering live streaming with commentary from Karen O’Connor and Sinead Halpin.
Friday, Aug. 21: CCI3*-L, CCI2*-S and Preliminary cross country; CCI4*-S dressage
Saturday, Aug. 22: Show jumping all day
Sunday, Aug. 23: CCI3*-S and CCI4*-S XC all day
Stay tuned for more from GMI!