Watch the Rolex Grand Prix Aachen LIVE on H&C
Showjumping fans can watch the Rolex Grand Prix Aachen LIVE this Sunday on Horse & Country TV.
Rolex Grand Slam
The Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen is one of the premier showjumping events in the world, attracting the sport’s biggest names. Names to look out for include Scott Brash, Ben Maher, John and Michael Whitaker, Kent Farrington and Eric Lamaze.
Scott is the only rider in history to have won the Rolex Grand Slam, which is the toughest competition in showjumping – offering the biggest prize.
He claimed a €1m bonus for consecutively winning the Aachen, Spruce Meadows and Geneva Rolex Grand Prix riding Hello Sanctos.
Scott won the Rolex Grand Prix in Spruce Meadows again last year, and was four hundredths of a second away from taking the title in Geneva. Sadly Scott had to settle for second place behind Brazil’s Pedro Veniss.
This means Scott is out of contention for the big bonus, but if he wins at Aachen he could still claim an incredible €250,000 bonus for winning two out of three of the Grand Slam Majors.
Pedro Veniss is now in the running for the title, but faces stiff competition from the world’s very best, including Kent Farrington, Marcus Ehning, Laura Kraut and Ludger Beerbaum. You can see the full list of riders here.
As well as showing live action of the Rolex Grand Prix on 23 July at 12.05, H&C have the following programmes:
- Sunday 23 July at 12.05pm – Rolex Grand Prix Aachen 2017 (Live)
- Tuesday 25 July at 9pm – Mercedes Benz Nations’ Cup (60 minute) highlights
- Wednesday 26 July at 8pm – Rolex Grand Prix Aachen 2017 (As Live)
- Friday 28 July at 9pm – Rolex Grand Prix Aachen (60 minute) highlights
- Thursday 3 August at 9pm – CHIO Aachen 2017 (60 minute) highlights
- Friday 4 August at 8pm – CHIO Aachen 2017 (30 minute) highlights
The Rolex Grand Prix Aachen 2017 will broadcast LIVE from 12.05pm on Sunday 23 July on Sky 253, or you can watch online via H&C Play or Amazon Video.