America’s Boyd Martin and CCI5*-L first timer Ray Price will be the path finders at this year’s Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by MARS Equestrian.
Martin has also been drawn No 26 with Long Island T and No 51 with Tsetserleg. He is one of four riders who each have three horses entered.
Buck Davidson Jr has an early draw with either Park Trader at No 3, Jak My Style is at no 28 and Copper Beach at No 53. Carlevo is a double entry and could be ridden at No 4 or No 54 should Buck decide to bring the horse forward.
Caroline Martin has drawn No 2 with Islandwood Captain Jack, No 27 with Danger Mouse and No 53 with The Apprentice. Lauren Kieffer will ride at No 4 with Landmark’s Monte Carlo, No 29 with Paramount Importance and will be the final rider at No 55 with Vermiculus.
Piggy French will be the first of three British riders, being drawn No 30 with Quarrycrest Echo, with whom she was part of the Great British Gold medal winning team at the World Equestrian Games, whilst US based British rider Leslie Law will go at No 35 with Voltaire De Tre’. Defending champions Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class have been drawn at No 44.
Hazel Shannon (Australia) and Willingford Park Clifford, double winners of the Australian Three-Day Event (the southern hemisphere’s only top-level eventing competition) have been drawn No 17. New Zealand’s Tim Price, winner of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials last September, will ride Xavier Faer at No 40. The last American to win the event was Phillip Dutton, and riding Z he has been drawn No 45.