US Equestrian announces live broadcast of the $250,000 Sapphire of Devon Grand Prix on ESPN3 on the evening of Thursday June 2
Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce that the Devon Sapphire Grand Prix CSI4* will be broadcast live on ESPN3 beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 2 and available on demand to over 100 million users from the top debit in the United States. One of the top equestrian competitions in the United States for over a century, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is known as one of the most competitive and iconic events in the sport.
“From the 1990s, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair aired on ESPN for several years. USEF is pleased to partner with ESPN to once again bring equestrian sport to a wider audience on ESPN3. USEF is committed to partnering with mainstream platforms like ESPN to expand the visibility of equestrian sport and to working with USEF licensed competition organizers to achieve this goal. said Bill Moroney, general manager of US Equestrian.
Riders of all ages compete year-round in USEF-licensed competitions to qualify for the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair and compete at this famous, ‘Where Champions Meet’ venue. Devon’s $250,000 Sapphire Grand Prix is the first show jumping competition of the ten-day event, featuring the best combinations of Olympic and Championship level athletes and horses vying for the most top honors in the famous Dixon Oval arena.
The 126e anniversary of the popular and prestigious Devon Horse Show and Country Fair will be broadcast live and available with exclusive coverage on the USEF Network from May 26th to June 5th. Watch live, for free with a USEF fan account or get 40% off a subscriber subscription with promo code Devon22. Coverage on the USEF Network will include traditional hunter and show jumping competitions, arena eventing, as well as saddle horse, driving, exciting exhibitions and more. To learn more and to register as a USEF fan or subscriber, visit www.usef.org/join-usef.
Visit www.devonhorseshow.net for more on the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, and www.usef.org for more information on US Equestrian and USEF Network.
About the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair
The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in North America. With the grandeur of Philadelphia’s prestigious Main Line taking center stage, the event features a world-class field that ranks among the top internationally every year. The event also includes the Country Fair, which features world-class shopping, rides, games, multiple dining options, and special entertainment events. Mark your calendars from May 26 to June 5, 2022 to celebrate the 126th of the showe birthday at the historic fairgrounds.