Now Available for Oaks Blenheim International CSI-A
Juan Capistrano, CAMay 30, 2002Tickets are now available
for purchase for the Oaks Blenheim International CSI-A, to be held
July 25-28, in San Juan Capistrano, CA. The Oaks Blenheim International
CSI-A will be hosting the United States Equestrian Teams final
three rounds of Show Jumping Selection Trials for the 2002 World
on Thursday, July 25 is free. Single day admission for Friday, Saturday
and Sunday is $15 per day with three-day passes available for $35.
Children under the age of three are admitted free each day. Daily
parking is $5 for venue parking and just $.50 per person for general
parking which includes a shuttle ride to the show grounds. VIP hospitality
tent tables can also be purchased for the duration of the show.
year marks the second annual Oaks Blenheim International CSI-A,
which was the countrys first outdoor CSI-A (international
individual show jumping competition). It is also the second time
Selection Trials to determine a USET squad are being held at the
Oaks Blenheim Exhibitions Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park.
Selection Trials for the USETs Sydney Olympic squad were held
at the San Juan Capistrano venue in 2000. This years $175,000
Cargill Grand Prix of the United States, presented by HBO, on Sunday,
July 28, will be the final event that determines the show jumping
squad that will represent the United States at the World Equestrian
Games in Jerez, Spain in September.
this countrys top riders in the Cargill Grand Prix will be
show jumpings reigning World Champion Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil,
2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Jeroen Dubbeldam of The Netherlands,
and four-time British Olympian Michael Whitaker.
exciting classes to be held at the CSI-A are the $35,000 Budweiser
International Speed Derby, the $25,000 St. Regis Resort International
class and Round #4 of the Selection Trials on Friday, a $25,000
event also presented by Budweiser.
addition to thrilling show jumping competition, spectators will
enjoy a range of activities and entertainment, including live music
and a Kids Day sponsored by Fidelity Investments on Saturday, July
27 with an Extreme Games Promo and a Soccer Shoot Out to be held
can be purchased online at www.capistranofestival.com or by phone.
For VIP Hospitality Tent Reservations, please call: (949) 716-4854.
For General Admission Ticket Sales please call: (949) 489-8826.
Blenheim EquiSports, under the direction of Olympic veteran rider
Robert Ridland and CEO R.J. Brandes, is one of the countrys
largest equestrian management and promotion companies. Events managed
by Blenheim EquiSports include the 2000 Budweiser World Cup Finals
in Las Vegas, the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and the inaugural
Oaks Blenheim International CSI-A.
general information, please visit www.capistranofestival.com
or call (949) 443-1844.