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Week XXXIII

VOLUME IV EDITION XXIV

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‘Parc and Chateau de Bagatelle’ in the city of Paris was constructed after a bet between María Antonieta, the last queen of France, and her brother-in-law Comte de’Artois in 1775. The historical park was taken over by Paris in 1905. Polo culture had taken over much earlier at the place, when on August 1, 1892 Viscount de la Rouchefoucald-Doudeaville founded what came to be known as- Polo de Paris. The rst ofcial polo season began on 15th April, 1893 with the Paris Open tournament.

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Tournoi de La Ville de Paris Tournoi de La Ville de Paris is an 8-10 goal tournament, organised at the Polo de Paris ground. The 2018 edition saw 6 teams entering the tournament to battle it out for the title.

Teams:

SAINTE MESME (10) Robert Ström (5) Jaime Serra (2) Gonzalo Bernal (3) Birger Ström (C) (0)

KAZAK-OUTSIDERS (10) Sébastien Aguettant (C) (0) Nicolas Desjouis (C) (0) Clément Delfosse (5) Patrick Primaël Paillol (5)

RED FALCON (10) Laurent Dassault (C) (0) Jules Legoubin (2) Ramiro Zavaleta (4) Matthieu Delfosse (4) R : Alexandre Polin (0)

LE POMMERAY (8/9) V. ou C. Smith (-1/0) Caroline Anier (2) Facundo F. LLorente (6) Derek Smith (C) (1)

LA CONCEPCION POLO (10) Hanspeter Spek (C) (-1) Simon Zavaleta (3) Martin Joaquin (4) Diego Braun (4)

LAND ROVER (10) Alexandre Sztarkman (C) (1) Sam Sztarkman (0) Pierre-Henri N’Goumou (6) Julien Reynes (3)


TOURNAMENT GAMES

Tournoi de La Ville de Paris Saturday, 19 May 2018 KAZAK OUTSIDERS-4 | SAINTE MESME-9 LAND ROVER-2 | RED FALCON-6 LE POMMERAY1.5 | LA CONCEPCION POLO-7 Sunday, 20 May 2018 KAZAK OUTSIDERS-4 | LA CONCEPCION POLO-7 SAINT MESME-5 | RED FALCON-2 LAND ROVER-4 | LE POMMERAY-8.5 Saturday, 26 May 2018 KAZAK OUTSIDERS-6 | LE POMMERAY-5.5 LA CONCEPCION POLO-5 | RED FALCON-4 LAND ROVER-4 | SAINTE MESME-7 Saturday, 27 May 2018 LE POMMERAY-4.5 | SAINTE MESME-7 LA CONCEPCION POLO-7 | LAND ROVER-3 KAZAK- OUTSIDERS-4 | RED FALCON-8 Saturday, 2 June 2018 SAINTE MESME-6 | LA CONCEPCION POLO-4 RED FALCON-3 | LE POMMERAY-4 LAND ROVER-4 | KAZAK OUTSIDERS-7

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FINALS

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Sunday, 3 June 2018 SAINTE MESME

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LA CONCEPCION POLO 3

Tournoi de La Ville de Paris The nal of Tournoi de La Ville de Paris was played on 3rd June 2018, Sunday at the Polo De Paris ground. Sainte Mesme clinched their 6th title in a row, defeating Blacks and Blues with a nal scoreline of 6-3. Facundo F. Llorente of Saint Mesme remained the highest scorer of the tournament with 24 goals.


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Saint Mesme eased past all opponents to clinch their 6th Tournoi de La Ville de Paris title.


Polo Club Schloss Ebreichsdorf The Polo Club Schloss Ebreichsdorf founded by Richard Drasche-Wartinberg in 1991, was a consequence of his immense passion for the sport of elegance and speed. Mirroring the passion in the concept of the club, made it come out as the most beautiful polo ground in Europe, which automatically developed itself as the ‘go-to’ place for the visitors as well as the players.

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POLO AROUND THE WORLD


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Spink and Son Cicero Cup 2018 The 15-goal tournament had a total of 7 teams contesting, at the Cowdray Park Polo Club. Snake Bite team lifted the cup for 2nd year in a row, defeating Confido team in the final game with a scoreline of 9-6.

La Martina Varsity Day 2018 The Oxford team defeated their institutional rivals Cambridge 13-0 in the Varsity Day match on 2nd June 2018. Another highly rated fixture saw the Harrow school team getting better of their rivals Eton by a narrow margin of 3-2.5


Cartier Queen’s Cup The ongoing 22-goal tournament at the Guards Polo Club has 11 teams competing to lay their hands on the prestigious title. Day 6- The first fixture of the week saw El Remanso registering a decent victory over Clinova with a score of 14 goals to 9. Day 7- RH Polo came out on top in the first fixture of the day, beating Emlor 10 goals to 7. Later in the afternoon, Monterosso Polo Team went down against Valiente Polo team, with the final scoreline of 9-11 in favour of the latter. Day 8- Talandracas registered 9 goals on the scoreboard, against El Remanso who could only manage to score 7 in response. Day 9- Clinova beat Park Palace with 10 goals to 8 in the Group 2 fixture. Day 10- The day saw two closely contested games- La Indiana coming out on top against La Bamba De Areco with a score of 109, and RH Polo registering a 7-6 win over Valiente Polo Team. Day 11- Emlor Polo Team and Les Lions, having already qualified for the playoffs, went head-to-head on Sunday. The game ended with a scoreline of 6-3 in favour of Emlor.

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Labrador Trophy 2018 Guards Polo Club organised the Labrador Trophy 2018, which usually coincides with its annual dog show. The final game played on the 3rd June 2018, Sunday was a close contest with Bon Coeur/Quixote narrowly defeating Belmont Farm 11-10.

Dollar Cup 2018 A 12-goal tournament, Dollar Cup 2018 had its final scheduled on 3rd June 2018, Sunday at Cowdray Park Polo Club. Four Quarters Orange lay their hands on the trophy, beating White Crane in the final with 6 goals to 3.


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Duke of Sutherland Cup 2018: Organised by the Cowdray Park Polo Club, the 18-goal tournament began with a total of 15 teams. With the final fixture of the week on 2nd June (Saturday), Hurlingham 1875 beating Bardon 9-6, all 8 teams qualifying for playoffs have been confirmed. List of quarter-finals fixtures: HB Polo la Forge vs Talandracas

Desert Palm/Dubai vs Murus Sanctus

Hurlingham 1875 vs Park Place

Cowdray Vikings vs Ferne Park

Hublot Polo Tournament 2018 The newly introduced tournament was rolled out by the Hungarian Polo Club, in collaboration with The Diplomats Polo Club. It featured 4 teams with players from across the globe and high-profile sponsors like BMW- Wallis, Engel & Völkers, La Martina to name a few. The Hublot and the BMW teams clashed in the finals, with the former winning by a single goal margin.


POLO THIS WEEK

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S T A R T Bryan Bethell Cup Cowdray Park Polo Club / 04 June-17June 18 Coworth Park Challenge Trophy 2018 Guards Polo Club / 05 June-08 July 18 Hildon Archie David Cup 2018 Guards Polo Club / 05June-01 July 18 The Royal Windsor Cup 2018 Guards Polo Club / 05 June-24 June 18 Field Arena Closed Polo Challenge Singapore Polo Club / 05 June-15 July 18 Petworth 12 Goal Cup Cowdray Park Polo Club / 05 Jun-16 Jun 18 XIII Andalusian Cup Polo Club La Mata del Herrador / 09 June-10 June 18 124th Open De Paris Engel Volkers Polo De Paris / 09 June-13 June 18 Zürich Championship Medium Goal & 20th Polo Park Zürich Anniversary Polo Park Zurich / 09 June-10 June 18 Veterans and Youth Polo Challenge Singapore Polo Club / 09 June-09-June 18 Shreve, Crump & Low Cup Greenwich Polo Club / 10 June-17 June 18


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Veterans and Youth Polo Challenge Singapore Polo Club / 09 June 2018

Duke of Sutherland Cup Cowdray Park Polo Club / 10 June 2018

XIII Andalusian Cup Polo Club La Mata del Herrador / 10 June 2018

Zürich Championship Medium Goal & 20th Polo Park Zürich Anniversary Polo Park Zurich / 10 June 2018

Silver Whips St Tropez / 10 June 2018

duke of Sutherland Cup Cowdray Park Polo Club / 10 June 2018

Tommy Hitchcock Memorial New Bridge Polo Club / 10 June 2018

Western Challenge Houston Polo Club / 10 June 2018


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# Concours d’Elegance Celebrations for Cunningham cars along the waterfront! Where? Ofcourse the Greenwich Concours d'Elegance.


Epsom: Investec Derby The greatest race of British Calendar, beautiful people and an extravagant social event with the Queen by your side was the spirit of The Epsom Investec Derby 2018.


What to Dress for the Ascot Races Planning to attend the Royal Ascot this year and want to know what to wear? Here is the perfect guide for you

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