New York Will Welcome The First Ever Central Park Celebration Of The Horse In September
This September will bring with it The Central Park Celebration of the Horse presented by Rolex and produced by The Chronicle of the Horse. The event will be held at Trump Rink (Wollman Rink) Sept. 18-21, 2014, and will feature jumping, dressage and polo events along with daily exhibitions highlighting different breeds and disciplines.
Thursday night's opening event will be televised on NBC Sports from 7:30-9:30. The Central Park Grand Prix, will offer a $200,000 prize to the best of the top show jumpers from around the world.
"This brings the national spotlight to equestrian sport, allowing an unprecedented audience to appreciate the horse in the world's greatest city," said Mark Bellissimo, who owns The Chronicle of the Horse. "This will be the first live prime time TV event for equestrian sports on a major sports network and an unbelievable time slot for Thursday night on NBC Sports."
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