hissamTempest win the Valerie Halford Memorial Trophy
Gustav Rausing’s Tempest won the Final of the Valerie Halford Memorial Trophy 12 goal on Saturday 9 May against BHC Polo with a final score of 9-7. Six goaler, Hissam Ali Hyder was awarded The Polo Magazine Most Valuable Player Award for his contribution to Tempest’s win. This Award is the first of a large series which Polo Times’ sister publication is sponsoring this summer at Guards Polo Club. Hissam received an RJ Polo bespoke kit back stuffed full of £600 worth of goodies including a subscription to The Polo Magazine, branded kit, a Polistas jacket, Casablanca kit and much more as well as dinner for two at PJ’s Bar and Grill in Fulham.
To reach the Final, Tempest defeated Lost Boys 9-6 in the Semi Final on Thursday, whilst BHC Polo defeated Emlor with an identical score that same afternoon. Shoreline narrowly missed out on a win, losing to Clarita by just one goal in the Subsidiary Final later in the afternoon. Not a subscriber of The Polo Magazine? Click here to subscribe in time for the Summer issue.

Gustav Rausing 0
Andrew Dechet 1
Hissam Ali Hyder 6
Ryan Pemble 5

BHC Polo
Mo Sheikh 0
George Pearson 2
Will Emerson 5
Pete Webb 5

Photograph: Hissam Ali Hyder with Zoe Jenkins, Manager of Coworth Park. By Tony Ramirez/imagesofpolo.com