Tag Archives: Polo

SEA Games Week 2: Finals Set

Into the tournament proper and Singapore got rolled 11-6 in the first official game of the tournament.  Singapore were never ahead – Thailand led all the way and their victory was fully deserved.   It was sad to see Singapore struggle … Continue reading

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Grace

Sir Winston Churchill is said to have said that one should be “magnanimous in victory, gracious in defeat.”  Sir Winston, an avid polo player in his youth, may have learned that maxim on the polo field.

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Classic Pahang

The RMPA International League started for the 13th year in Malaysia as the ball was thrown in yesterday for the match between Thai Polo and La Sarita, the first match of the 2017 Royal Pahang Classic.    It lasted 3 ½ … Continue reading

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Shouldering On

The Malaysian Open was a last minute tournament for me, and with the horses unprepared, and my shoulder Covfefe‘d, we haven’t won a game yet.  They have all been close, but so far, no cigar.  And now, to make matters, … Continue reading

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MOP-ing

Having thought my polo season was Covfefe, suddenly I’m playing in the Malaysian Open Polo that starts this week.    RMPA President Dato’ Mohamed Moiz wanted to support this tournament, and combined with Dato’ Syed Budriz of 1 Selangor, to form … Continue reading

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Draw Music

Today, as I prepared the materials for the South East Asian Games Polo draw to decide the schedule, I was asked if we would like some music to go along with the draw.  What a wonderful idea!  Then came the … Continue reading

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Retraining of Racehorses

RoR or Retraining of Racehorses is big thing in the United Kingdom.  It aims to give Thoroughbreds a second career after their racing days are over.  This year Cowdray Park will host RoR’s Racing to Polo Challenge at the West … Continue reading

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Polo Covfefe

It occurred to me that it has been a covfefe of a season.  First all the cancellations because of the incessant rain, and now, when the weather finally seems to have turned, I am our injured. 

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Another One Bites The Dust

The MPA Cup got canned, just like the RMS Gold Cup.  These May dates must be jinxed.  First it was to have been the Malaysian Open, then the ZT or RMS Gold Cup, and now the MPA Cup, all cancelled … Continue reading

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The Comeback

Yesterday was a little better for my RSPC team.  We beat Hong Kong 7 – 4 1/2.  Shaik Reismann was very good, controlling the game and making key plays all afternoon.  Matt O’Leary was very good for Hong Kong, but … Continue reading

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Thrashed

Having shifted the first game of the RSPC Tempawan Cup to Friday, we decided to take no chances and played in the morning.  Good thing too, as it is raining now as I write this on Friday afternoon.  Malaysia were … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

The monsoon season seems to be on extension.  It is almost May, yet we have hardly played polo this season in Kuala Lumpur.   The Royal Selangor Polo Club took the opportunity to play on Monday morning, being a public holiday.  … Continue reading

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