Friday, July 20, 2007 10:01 GMT
After a successful inaugural year in 2006, Burghley’s pay-per-view service will once again offer exclusive coverage of Captain Mark Phillips’ spectacular thirty two fence Cross Country track on Saturday 1 September at The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (30 Aug – 2 Sept) including an introduction to the best Dressage tests from the preceding Thursday and Friday: on Sunday 2 September, subscribers will be able to enjoy the decisive Show Jumping Finale and Awards ceremonies
Available to anyone in the world with a ‘broadband’ internet connection, Burghley.tv this year includes the new addition of its ‘Video On Demand’ service until Monday 10 September 2007 - allowing subscribers at their convenience to enjoy unlimited replays or selective viewing of their preferred horses and riders.
Complementing the pictures, an expert and world class commentary team including Channel 4 Racing’s anchor, Alice Plunkett: individual Sydney Olympic Champion, David O’Connor: Olympic Silver and triple Badminton Champion, Ian Stark and World and European Team Gold Medalist, Tina Cook.
Viewers can sign up now by clicking on the pictorial link on the www.burghley-horse.co.uk website with the added bonus for those who sign up before August 26 of being able to enjoy Burghley 2006 Highlights show for free - all for the inclusive cost of £7.90
Director Elizabeth Inman said: “Obviously the many thousands of visitors which Burghley attracts are a large part of what makes the Event so special and atmospheric. However for those who can’t join us in person, and especially for the many thousands of fans who follow the action from abroad, we’re delighted to offer them the opportunity to follow all the action as it happens.”