Introducing a NEW 2,25 Million Euros Grand Slam Indoor Bonus for a 4,5 Million Euros Intercontinental Series
10th June 2016 Los Angeles
A driving force behind the sport, EEM raises the bar even higher and announces a NEW unprecedented bonus for its Grand Slam Indoor, Show jumping’s ultimate sporting challenge.
The new Super Grand Slam Bonus awards a 2.25 Million Euros for a triple consecutive Longines Grand Prix victory starting in Los Angeles, then Paris and Hong Kong in the same season.
The Grand Slam Bonus of 1 Million Euros will be awarded for three successive victories in the Longines Grand Prix (ex: Paris > Hong Kong > Los Angeles, or Hong Kong > Los Angeles > Paris.)
Inspired by the famous Grand Slam in tennis, and officially recognized by the FEI, the new “Grand Slam Indoor of Show Jumping” reaches new heights as the best horses and riders of the planet will attempt to win the American, European and Asian legs of the Longines Masters. These are accomplishments that will mark the life of an athlete; and the rider who achieves this will be not only enter into legend of the Longines Masters but also the entire sport.
With total potential prize earnings of up to 4,500,000€, this new intercontinental challenge thus raises EEM and its “Grand Slam Indoor of Show Jumping” to the ranks of legendary sporting events such as the Ryder Cup for golf, the Grand Slam for tennis and the America's Cup for sailing.