Thursday, 03 September 2009

Hurlingham Polo Association Associated With Dubai Polo Gold Cup

The Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA) confirmed today that they will provide umpires for the Dubai Polo Gold Cup 2010 (Gold Cup).

This tournament is open to minimum handicapped players of 0 goal and any minus 1 handicapped players will assume a 0 goal rating for the purpose of the tournament subject to approval by the committee.

The association with the HPA further strengthens the polo bond of the two nation's proud polo history, England and the UAE respectively.

 

About the Hurlingham Polo Association

The HPA is the governing body of polo in the UK, Ireland and many other countries throughout the world. As such, it is responsible for the regulations and rules under which the game is played.

This includes the handicapping of any one playing in the U.K. or Ireland. The object of the HPA is to further the interests of polo generally and support by all possible means the common interests of its affiliated clubs and associations.

 

Tuesday, 01 September 2009

Chile's Sumaya Polo Enter Team for Dubai Polo Gold Cup

Sumaya's Ahmad Aboughazale (nephew of Oussama – Chilean team patron) has confirmed their entry into the Dubai Polo Gold Cup 2010. Sumaya, one of the leading polo teams in the world, twice runners up of The Queens Cup in 2009 and 2008, they present a potent force anywhere they play polo.

The quality of Sumaya speaks for itself and will be a welcome sight on the lawns of Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club in March 2010.

 

Monday, 31 August 2009

Polo Gold Cup Comes to Dubai

The inaugural Dubai Polo Gold Cup (Gold Cup) is to be held on March 6-12, 2010. The 10-12 goal open handicap will be the most prestigious polo tournament in the Middle East with teams competing over one week at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Some of the world's best international players and teams will be competing in Dubai. A total of eight leading international teams will compete for the prestigious Gold Cup.

The glamour, excitement and passion of polo will be a fitting match to the already world renown Dubai lifestyle. Royalty, celebrities, sportsmen and families from around the region will congregate over a one week to witness the best polo players in the world play for the Gold Cup trophy.

 

About Dubai Polo Gold Cup

The Dubai Polo Gold Cup was founded in 2009 by an independent committee of polo players, esteemed members of the UAE business and people with a passion for polo and sport in order to further advance the development of polo in the United Arab Emirates and wider region.

Under the banner of the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA), the Gold Cup is being played according to HPA rules and the provision of umpires will be managed under strict international supervision by the HPA.

 
 

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