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New five-star event at Versailles

Thursday, 22 December 2016
Sport

The 2017 season of international showjumping welcomes a prestigious new five-star event to be held at the breathtaking Grande Ecurie du Roi in Versailles.

The first edition of the International Showjumping of Versailles will take place from 4 to 7 May 2017, and will be organized by the MG Event team consisting of Gérard Manzinali, Jean-Maurice Bonneau and Christian Paillot in partnership with the Château de Versailles. The world’s best riders will meet in the exceptional setting of the Grande Ecurie du Roi.

The five-star event will offer €530,000 in prize money, of which the highlight will be the Rolex Grand Prix of the Château de Versailles (€300,000).

The news delighted the sports world: "A mythical place, an experienced organizing team, a prestigious partner," said Rolex ambassador and world no. 8 Kevin Staut about the new event.

 


Source: Press release from Agence R&B Presse

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