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International (WAHA), the charity set up by Her Highness Sheikha
Shamsa bint Hamdan Al-Nahyan.
Prizes were generously donated by Jaeger Le-Coultre, 3rd Home,
Royal Mansour Marrakech, Amouage and Six Senses Zighy Bay.
Remi Bertoche, the famous polo painter, also donated a piece that
he had painted during the course of the evening. Some of the
region’s top executives and clients from ADIA, Mubadala, Dubai
World, GAM and Charles Russell all gave generously.
As the day drew to a close, His Highness Sheikh Shaqboot bin
Nahyan al Nahyan, himself a famed rider, gave the Thesiger Trophy
to the victorious Ghantoot team.
The founders of the event, Edward Olver and Tom Hudson, have
rolled out British Polo Days around the world with the goal of
opening doors and building a network of diplomatic and commercial
opportunities to showcase great British brands. Attracting a selection
of prestigious sponsors including Land Rover, GAM, Ettinger and
Hackett, Charles Russell, IHG Group and Abercrombie & Kent,
The Hackett Cavalry Camel Polo Team
Ghantoot v British Exiles polo
Nasser Al Shamsi leads out the Ghantoot Polo Club team