Attractive sports program and more than one million Swiss francs in prize money
Nine jumping competitions at five-star level, eight of which count towards the world rankings, are on the program. Each day of the tournament offers at least one highlight. It starts on Thursday with the Prize of the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois Basel with 60,000 Swiss francs prize money. The sporting highlight on Friday is the Longines Grand Prix with prize money of 200,000 Swiss francs. On Saturday, the Dach + Holztech speed and handiness class (60,000 Swiss francs) and the Championat of the City of Basel for the Golden Drum (75,000 Swiss francs) demand top performances from the athletes. The crowning finale on Sunday will be the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup presented by Bank J. Safra Sarasin, which will be endowed with 330,000 Swiss francs for the first time.
The two dressage competitions are already at the highest possible level at the premiere and count as World Cup qualifiers. The Grand Prix on Saturday is worth 30,000 Swiss francs and the freestyle on Sunday 100,000 Swiss francs. Both competitions are presented by the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois Basel.