William Fox-Pitt wins Rolex on Parklane Hawk

William Fox-Pitt held onto his lead after cross country and won his second Rolex, this one on OTTB Parklane Hawk. He know has won the first two legs of eventing’s “grand slam” of Burghley and Rolex . . . and Badminton is coming up next week! Here’s their stadium round:  

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Rolex XC 2012

This year’s cross country course at Rolex asked some tough questions — which was apparent right from the start when only one of the first five riders (experienced ones, too) finished the course. In terms of safety, this was a day when the frangible pins did their job. The Chronicle of the Horse reports that […]

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It is hard to imagine winning Burghley six times

Burghley is always a tough event and this year the fences were enormous. To finish in the top 10 on a regular basis would be a triumph of skill, luck and the ability to find and develop amazingly talented horses. To win Burghley six times is hard to imagine but that’s exactly what William Fox-Pitt […]

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Burghley 2011 XC update

The videos of XC are all posted on Burghley TV. It was a good day with 52 clear rounds, no serious injuries and no fence that racked up rider casualties (I believe there were four falls, each at a different fence). Going into showjumping, William Fox-Pitt is in the lead, potentially winning his sixth Burghley […]

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