Organizers of the Cleveland Grand Prix and the American Gold Cup took it a step further when they established a $50,000 challenge to encourage the world's best grand prix riders to travel to Northeast Ohio. They announced in 2007 that ...
Author: Betty Weibel
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Home to inventors of the first automobile, airplane and professional baseball team, Ohio is also the birthplace of the first horse show jumping grand prix in the Western Hemisphere. Longtime fans can relive the exciting victories of some of the finest horses and riders in history, while newcomers can experience the Cleveland Grand Prix's glory years as the premier summer social tradition for thousands of spectators. From harness racing to fox hunting, saddle up with equestrian authority Betty Weibel as she explains how this picturesque corner of the Chagrin Valley grew into a world-class horse sport hub.