Fundraising for the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer
The equestrian range at Thai Polo & Equestrian Club was recently filled with good hearted people for the ‘Queen’s Cup Pink Polo 2019’, women adventure polo racing and charity to donate to The Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer Foundation, that aimed towards supporting women in their flight against Breast Cancer.
The Pink Polo 2019 was co-oranized by Dr.Harald Link President of B.Grimm Group and President of the Thailand Equestrian Federation (TEF), along with Nunthinee Tanner, Thailand’s first female polo player and initiator of the charity lady polo tournament, together with BMW Thailand and U.S. Polo Assn.
The Pink Polo marked the 11th year of women polo match in Thailand. It was a feast for the senses. Some famous faces and many good hearted people entered to access the exhilarating sport including H.E.Georg Schmidt, German Ambassador to Thailand, Ms.Siriyos Devahastin Na Ayudhya, Lee and Pattharapol Puengboonpra, M.L.Ubolwadee Jayankura, Luckana Champa, Vee Marr, Krisna and Krittaya Thiengtham,Tommy and Mira Kittichaiwong, Siriporn Panupong and many more.
For this year, in addition to the ladies polo competition, there was Vintage Flea Market; Lampang Horse Carriages; Fancy Dog fashion show by Yorkshire Terrier Club Thailand which led by Khun Perfume, the pet owned by Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana; and Horseback fashion show by celebrities and youth horse riders that everyone was in fancy look, new design look and sport look support by U.S. Polo.
Then, the exciting opening match between the host Thai Polo Team and 1003 Polo Team from China began. The thrilling tournament was filled with joy amidst this paradise landscape. The match was four chukkas long. Finally, the final chukka, Thai Polo Team claimed the championship and won over 1003 Polo Team with scores 7-3. As an added attraction, the organizer presented the ‘Best Hat’ Award to Marie-Nicole Roy with the elegant hat and the ‘Best Dress’ Award to Angel Zhang. The day’s activities concluded with the glittering fireworks before meeting again next year!