CSIO Roma Piazza di Siena scheduled for May 24th-May 27th has entered a very valuable partnership, becoming part of the calendar of prestigious Rolex sporting events.
The Swiss watchmaker is now the event’s Official Timekeeper and Title Sponsor of the prestigious Grand Prix – the Rolex Gran Premio Roma – which takes place on the Sunday with 350,000 euros prize money.
“We are delighted to partner the prestigious and historic CSIO Roma Piazza di Siena as part of our long-standing commitment – over 60 years now – to equestrian excellence around the world. The partnership is a natural extension of our position at the pinnacle of the sport, and an exciting addition to our support of the finest show jumping events,” said Gian Riccardo Marini, President of Rolex Italy.
The Rome-Piazza di Siena CSIO is acknowledged as being one of the most beautiful shows on the international show-jumping circuit. With it elegance, style and glamorous events, it attracts visitors from around the world. The partnership with Rolex will see Piazza di Siena return to its original traditions and setting, respecting its legacy and long history. The arena is once again grass, with its VIP and public spaces now restored to harmonise with the existing environment and enhance the vibrant natural setting of the Villa Borghese gardens.