Matches Set! Riders Masters Cup at the Longines Masters of New York

BY INTERN ANNIE BIRMINGHAM

Thursday night, following the conclusion of the first Masters One CSI5* class at the Longines Masters of New York, the matches were selected and teams drawn for the first ever North American leg of the Riders Masters Cup. The class will kick off on Saturday, April 28th at 8:45 PM, and will kick feature a Team USA VS. Team Europe format with just one team remaining victorious by the end of the night.

Team USA and Team Europe will face off in a head to head competition on Saturday night at the NYCB Live Center in Uniondale, New York.

Team USA is composed of McLain Ward, Beezie Madden, Laura Kraut, Georgina Bloomberg, and Adrienne Sternlicht, while Team Europe boasts Olivier Philippaerts, Kevin Staut, Harrie Smolders, Gregory Wathelet, and Peder Fredricson. The head to head matches are as follows:

Kevin Staut VS. McLain Ward

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Harrie Smolders VS. Georgina Bloomberg

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Olivier Philippaerts VS. Adrienne Sternlicht

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Gregory Wathelet VS. Beezie Madden

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Peder Fredricson VS. Laura Kraut

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Won’t be able to catch the action live in person in New York? Watch it in real time here to support your team!