In front of a delighted crowd of around 700 spectators who contributed to the Pink Polo success in it’s 10th edition, Team La Familia with Nurul Noorajala, Maria Seculini, Carolina Arteta and 9-goaler Lia Salvo 9 wins the Queen’s Cup Pink Polo 2018. Perfectly warm weather of 30 degrees at the Thai Polo and Equestrian Club and the well-known allover pink decoration made the tournament again one of the best and most impressive ones in the polo calendar of South East Asia. The Queen’s Cup Pink Polo is a prestigious international ladies polo contest organized to raise funds for the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok.

After La Familia snatched a win from Thai Polo in a matter of seconds left on the clock in the semi final with a score of 8-7, they went on to face La Tabita the Polo Farm in the final of the Queen’s Cup Pink Polo. Beside that victory, La Familia already realized a win over La Esperanza in the qualification rounds. Team La Tabita as well, had already gained two wins over Kuda Lari and La Esperanza on the way to the final.

In the final, La Tabita took the first goal but La Familia countered immediately with two goals in the first chukker. La Familia took the lead with four goals in the 2nd and 3rd chukker and did not give up this advantage from then on. In the final chukker La Tabita fought back with two goals but again got the answer from La Familia scoring another two goals. In the end La Familia proofed their superiority and emerged victorious by defetaing La Tabita with 8:3.

Most Valuable Player: Sofia Lorenzo
Best Playing Pony: Mimo owned by La Familia

Ranking of the teams:

1. La Familia
Nurul Noorajala 0
Maria Seculini 2
Carolina Arteta 3
Lia Salvo 9

2. La Tabita
Eva Brühl 6
Constanza Marchiorello 3
Steffi von Pock 2
Johanna Droste 2

3. Thai Polo
Caroline Link 3
Isabel Morgenstern 1
Holly Butler 2
Hazel Jackson 8

4. La Esperanza
Pei Bei Koh 0
Leah Siboni 2
Caro Brown 1
Sarah Wisman 7

5. Kuda Lari
Lara Reynoso 3
Daryl Yap 4
Vittoria Marchiorello 3
Carla Alvarez Nunez 4

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