Upcoming polo attractions brought to you by Dubai Polo Gold Cup

Sport360 staff 01:17 16/01/2018
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The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series is almost upon us with the biggest event’s in the sport’s calendar kicking off at the end of the month.

Here’s some important dates for your diary:

McLaren Cup

First up: Super tournament

First up: Super tournament

An 18 Goal Handicap tournament, entering its ninth year under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, the tournament is one of the highest ranked tournaments in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

McLaren Supercars showcases a range of luxury sport cars adding a great atmosphere and experience. This is considered the premier polo competition of the year, attracting VIPs, society figures, and senior corporate executives from across the GCC.

It is played under the banner of the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA).

WHEN: 26th January – 9th February 2018
WHERE: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
PRICING: AED150 /car for picnic parking during weekends (Friday and Saturday)
MORE INFO: dubaipologoldcup.com

Polo Masters Cup

Polo Masters: Huge trophy

Polo Masters: Huge trophy

The Polo Masters Cup is entering its third year is a medium tournament, with a 10-goal handicap. Passion, tradition and sporting elegance, a unique lifestyle symbolized are reflected in the Dubai Cup.

The tournament is played under the banner of the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA).

WHEN: 10th Feb – 15th Feb 2018
WHERE: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
PRICING: AED150 / car entry fee for picnic parking during weekends
MORE INFO: dubaipologoldcup.com

Julius Baer Gold Cup

Prestigious tournament: Julius Baer

Prestigious tournament: Julius Baer

Every year, this tournament gather royalties, celebrities, VIPs from the Dubai social scene and fans of the ‘sport of kings’ to a spectacular performance by the world’s best polo players competing for the Gold Cup trophy.

The final day of the Julius Baer Gold Cup is a celebration unlike any other, with top entertainment acts, VIP luncheons, The Gold Lounge party attracting celebrities, VIPs and special attendance by Royals.

In 2012, the Dubai Gold Cup Series was recognized by the World Polo Tour (WPT). In January 2014, the WPT committee announced that the Dubai Polo Gold Cup has enabled its importance worldwide as a tournament. Becoming the highest ranked tournament in points within the Challenge Cup category and awarding 50 points to the winners. 2015 marked the first time ever that the World Polo Tour (WPT) upgraded the Tournament from ‘Challenge Cup’ to the highly coveted ‘WPT Cup’ awarding 80 points to the winners.

WHEN: 16th Feb – 9th March 2018
WHERE: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
PRICING: Free entry during weekdays AED 150/ car picnic parking during weekends AED150 General Admission fee final day (March 9, 2018)
MORE INFO: dubaipologoldcup.com

Dubai Challenge Cup

Special event: Challenge Cup

Special event: Challenge Cup

The Dubai Challenge Cup is an 18-goal tournament, one of the highest-handicap tournaments in the region played at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Under the umbrella of the Gold Cup Series. This popularly known tournament gathers VIPs, celebrities and other influential people worldwide.

The tournament is played under the banner of the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA).

WHEN: 14th March – 23st March 2018
WHERE: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
PRICING: Free entry during weekdays. AED100 / car for picnic parking during weekends
MORE INFO: dubaipologoldcup.com

Dubai Cup

Dubai Cup: Coming soon

Dubai Cup: Coming soon

The Dubai Cup is a medium 8-10 goal handicap tournament that started in 2015. The 5th edition of the tournament will be held at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club. The Dubai Cup is the last important tournament of the season that closes the Gold Cup series.

It is played under the banner of the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA).

WHEN: 6th April – 13th April 2018
WHERE: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
PRICING: Free entry during weekdays AED100 /car entry fee for picnic parking during weekends
MORE INFO: dubaipologoldcup.com

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