Photo Caption: Michael Jung (GER) & La Biosthetique - Sam FBW (© FEI / Richard Juilliart)
The FEI Classics™ is a series uniting the top end of the international Eventing circuit, namely the six four-star Eventing competitions currently on the calendar.
|STANDINGS OF SEASON 2016-2017|
|Standings after first Events are published here|
|CALENDAR OF SEASON 2016- 2017|
|1.||12 - 16 October 2016||Les 4 Etoiles de Pau (FRA)|
|2.||3-6 November 2016||Australian International 3 Day Event, Adelaide (AUS)|
|3.||27-30 April 2017||Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event (USA)|
|4.||3-7 May 2017||Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR)|
|5.||15-18 June 2017||Luhmuhlen CCI**** presented by DHL (GER)|
|6.||31 August - 3 September 2017||Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR)|
|At the end of each season, the three athletes with the highest number of points collected among the FEI Classics™ events (Pau, Adelaide, Lexington, Badminton, Luhmühlen, Burghley) will be awarded prize money as follows:|
|1st||US$ 40,000 (Series Champion)|
|Points will be awarded to the top 25 % of starters at each event (as per prize-money principles and regular Eventing ranking rules) as follows :|
|1.||15 points||6.||5 points|
|2.||12 points||7.||4 points|
|3.||10 points||8.||3 points|
|4.||8 points||9.||2 points|
|5.||6 points||10.||1 points|
* If there is still a tie, the best placed rider is the competitor with the lowest total of penalty points at the specific event (=differentiating score); if a rider is awarded points in several events, the best score will count as differential.
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Online Photo Catalogue
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|Previous Winners of the Classics Series|
|2016||Michael Jung (GER)|
|2015||Ingrid Klimke (GER)|
|2014||William Fox-Pitt (GBR)|
|2013||Andrew Nicholson (NZL)|
|2012||William Fox-Pitt (GBR)|
|2011||Mary King (GBR)|
|2010||William Fox-Pitt (GBR)|
|2009||Oliver Townend (GBR)|
|2008||William Fox-Pitt (GBR)|
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