Riders announced for $200,000 Central Park Grand Prix in New York…


International Riders Announced for $200,000 Central Park Grand Prix, presented by Rolex. Kent Farrington, Number One rider in the U.S., and Olympic Gold Medalists McLain Ward and Laura Kraut to lead all-star list of athletes competing in Inaugural Central Park Horse Show presented by Rolex

The Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex and produced by The Chronicle of the Horse, is excited to announce riders for the $200,000 Central Park Grand Prix. The Jumping event, to be held on Sept. 18th, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Trump Rink in New York City’s Central Park, will showcase some of the world’s top show jumpers in a $200,000 FEI world ranking class. The Grand Prix will be set against a backdrop of skyscrapers in one of the world’s most iconic venues, Central Park, and will be the first live prime-time broadcast of a show jumping event in the U.S. on a rated sports network, NBC Sports.

Riders for the event are as follows:

Kent Farrington
McLain Ward
Laura Kraut
Charlie Jayne
Jessica Springsteen
Georgina Bloomberg
Brianne Goutal
Conor Swail
Todd Minikus
Quentin Judge
Richie Moloney
Candice King
Shane Sweetnam
Darragh Kerins
Darragh Kenny
Daniel Bluman
Peter Leone
Kirsten Coe
Lauren Tisbo
Danielle Goldstein
Meagan Nusz
Molly Ashe Cawley
Paige Johnson
Catherine Pasmore
Cara Raether
Amanda Derbyshire

Source: Press Release