Tempest 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.
England’s opposition confirmed for first International of the season The Americas line-up for the St. Regis International Cup has been announced.
Polo people working hard to raise money On Saturday 25 April an earthquake registering 7.9 on the Richter scale in Nepal devastated the country and many of the surrounding regions.
WORLD class polo players and VIPs gathered at the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park for the live draw of Chestertons Polo in the Park where city teams from around the globe will battle it out at the tournament from 5-7 June at Hurlingham Park. Guests were treated to a Champagne Lanson Rose Label reception and Fentimans Cocktails throughout the evening.
James Beim to captain the team at Cowdray in two weeks
Teams Announced for May Tournament The announcement of the teams for the Julius Bär Beach Polo World Cup in Sylt heralds an exciting event, set against some of the most stunning scenery of Northern Germany’s coastline.
Polo ponies that are kept out at grass could be affected this spring by Equine Grass Sickness Equine Grass Sickness is known to be a potentially lethal disease attributed to a toxin produced by a clostridia bacterium.
Twelve teams have entered this year's 22-goal Cartier Queen's Cup competition, which starts on Tuesday 19th May. The current holders, Lyndon Lea's Zacara are back to defend their title, but will be without Facundo Pieres. However they can call upon the 10-goal skills of the experienced Juan Martin Nero, who will be playing alongside Brazil’s top player Rodrigo Andrade and the young English player Jack Hyde. Facundo meanwhile will team up with his brother, fellow 10-goaler Gonzalito in the King Power Foxes team - one of two entries from the Srivaddhanaprabha family.
England won their first game of The Copa de Las Naciones tournament in Palermo yesterday against the Rest of The World with a final score of 9-8. They dominated in the first four chukkas in which the team had achieved a staggering 6 -1 lead by half-time. Led by Nico Pieres and Nachi Du Plessis, Rest of The World made an attempt at a comeback catching up by the final chukka, but it wasn’t to be.
The arrival of the sun in England is not only announcing the start of the English Polo season, but also the imminent arrival of the ten goal ‘kings of polo’ who have been followed on an international stage as they played on the pitches of the International Polo Club Palm Beach via the internet on polo TV at www.hurlinghampolo.com thanks to the drones and live streaming from Horseplay Productions.