Castell Polo is back for its second year to present Polo in the City on Sunday 26th July 2015.
The prestigious sporting event will take place at the heart of Cardiff within the picturesque grounds of Pontcanno fields. It will mark the return of the Sport of King’s to city centre following a five year absence.
Castell Polo presents Polo in the City will see Wales Polo team whose 1st patron is His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales return to battle it out against an international side in a day of professional fast-faced polo matches.
In addition to the sporting action, the event will offer a specially created Polo village with an abundance or artisan food and drink stalls, live entertainment and VIP hospitality arena.
Ricky Cooper , Captain of the Wales Polo team said: “We’re excited to work with Castell Polo for the second year running. We’re fortunate enough to play around the world but there is no greater feeling than representing your country at home, and the reception from our Welsh fans last year was heart-warming. As captain of the Wales Polo Team my ultimate goal is to increase awareness of Polo and make this fantastic spectator sport more accessible to the masses in Wales, thanks to Castell Polo we’re one step closer to realising this ambition and can’t wait for the 2015 instalment.”
Shakira Obaid, PR Director from the appointed event management agency, Seren7 ltd said: “We will build on the success of last year’s events to ensure that spectators experience the sport, entertainment and glamour synonymous with polo. Bringing this event to the heart of the city will allow us to appeal to new audiences and enhance the platform of this exclusive sport in Wales’ capital city. We look forward to delivering the social event of the season!”
Historically played by royalty and typically attended by the upper echelons of society, polo has become increasingly popular and accessible to a wider audience in recent years. The inaugural event held in 2014 brought the national polo team for Wales back home to play their first game on home soil in over three years with the likes of Welsh rugby legend, Gareth Thomas, and the designer of Princess Diana’s wedding dress, David Emanuel in attendance.
Enjoy a unique day out with friends, colleagues or family this summer. Castell Polo offers several ticket options, including affordable Polo Village tickets and hospitality packages. Tickets can be bought online via www.castellpolo.co.uk
Media enquiries to PR Director, Shakira Obaid at Seren7 Ltd