It came down to the last jump, but Oliver Townend successfully defended his title of champion at the Kentucky Three-Day Event by putting in a perfect performance in the show jumping with Cooley Master Class to finish on a score of 25.3.
American Boyd Martin also turned in a fault-free show jumping round to finish second on 27.9 and claim the top spot for the Land Rover/USEF CCI5*-L Championship, while New Zealand’s Tim Price, also faultless, finished third with Xavier Faer (30.9).
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About Kentucky Three-Day Event
The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is one of the real highlights of the eventing calendar. Part of the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing, this year it is rated a 5* event. The world’s best athletes and horses are sure to be in attendance, making this a truly exciting weekend of sport.