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Tickets for LGCT London Selling Fast!
Release date: 31/07/2017
Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso
Tickets for the spectacular Longines Global Champions Tour of London are selling fast, with covered grandstand tickets for Saturday’s Global Champions League final and Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix presented by Sapinda now sold out. Spectators still have the chance to book tickets for Friday and Sunday’s world-class competitions, featuring the very best riders in the world as they battle for CSI5* class wins. Fans can still be part of Saturday's action as £5 General Admission tickets are still available, giving access to the shopping village, warm up arena and limited space for a standing view of the action. General admission tickets are also available for Friday and Sunday.
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Friday 4th August will see world class CSI5* action, as well as the first round of the thrilling Global Champions League where the world’s best riders will unite to fight for pole position ahead of the final on Saturday. Saturday 5th will host the exhilarating final of the Global Champions League ahead of the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of London, where the top 25 riders will compete for £300,000 in prize money and valuable ranking points. Sunday 6th will see further top action from the world's top riders and horses, as the world’s best battle it out for top honours on the final day of competition.
Who will be there?
At the breath-taking destination of Miami Beach the London Knights - featuring Ben Maher and Kent Farrington - stole the show in the Global Champions League, putting in a stunning display to win and rocket the team up the rankings. They'll be looking for home support in London, and with the team comprising of Ben Maher, Kent Farrington, Emily Moffitt, Eduardo Menezes and Enrique Gonzalez, featuring their red team kit and with their best horses, expectations will be high for the London Knights, with the pressure on to see which pair they choose to compete on home turf. For more information on the team, please click here.
There will be many familiar names amongst the stars of show jumping, and spectators can expect to see Olympic medallists Scott Brash, Ben Maher and John Whitaker all bringing their top horses to compete against the top ranked international riders in the world. Previous LGCT London winners have seen both Ben and Scott fight off stiff competition to take the prestigious title, so all eyes will be on the local boys to see if they can make it a hat trick of home wins.
Something for all the family…
With a shopping village, refreshment areas and thrilling sporting action packed into three days there will be something for all the family as the LGCT and GCL series raise the temperatures in London. In the village area, delicious food and drinks will be available throughout the competition, and for the children there will be a dedicated area, including face painting and the gorgeous Longines Carousel ride. Throughout the weekend there will be autograph sessions with the top British riders, as well as in-arena entertainment, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
All seating is unreserved and ticket holders will have the option of two covered grandstands, both with a clear view of the arena - as mentioned, Saturday grandstand tickets are now sold out. Visitors will be able to explore the village, as well as see behind the scenes in the warm up, where the world’s top horses and riders with be breathtakingly close. Ticket prices vary per day, and children under 10 years of age go free. £5 General Admission tickets are also available, giving access to the shopping village, warm up, kids area and refreshments - this access will give also give a standing view of the arena. Limited VIP Tickets are still available on request, please email email@example.com for an information document and prices.