Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad – 15th-18th August 2013 — D-3 and counting before the start of the traditional Hublot Polo Gold Cup in Gstaad. The organising Committee is working hard to make sure they welcome the polo players in the best conditions.
This year, some of the best players have been announced:
Olavo Novaes (BRA) hcp 8, Frankie Menendez (ARG) hcp 7, Francisco and Gonzalo Fucci (ARG) hcp 6, Santi Cernadas (ARG) hcp 6, Marcos Riglos (ARG) hcp 6 and Juan de Ezcurra (ARG) hcp 5.
The tournament will run over 4 days and will also offer many social events including cocktails and a gala night.
The polo grounds open on Thursday August 15th at 11h and matches will start at 13h30. The first match will enable teams to gauge themselves and the cohesion between their players. Each team totalling a 14 goal handicap requested by the rules of the tournament.
On Friday August 16th at 16h, all players and horses will parade through Gstaad, a spectacle not to be missed.
On Saturday August 17th, the Official Village will open at 11h and competitions will start at 13h30.
Once again, the Saturday night Gala in the VIP marquee will be the highlight of the event thanks to the performance of many artists, notably the talented Rob Spence.
The Final will take place on Sunday August 18th from 13h30.
Entrance is free to the public and the Kinder Paradise will ensure children are treated with the best animations (pony rides, inflatable castles, etc.).
The best brands will be present in Gstaad such as the 4 Team Sponsors Hublot, Banque Baring Brothers Sturdza SA, Gstaad Palace & Star Design.
The Polo Club of Gstaad was founded in 1995 and the first polo tournament was held in 1996.
In 2006 Pierre Genecand became President of both the Club and the Tournament. Hublot joined force in 2008.
In Polo handicap varies from -2 to +10 (10 being the highest level). Only a few Argentinian players have a 10 handicap.
The tournament takes place on the Gstaad Saanen airport field. Free entrance.
Shops and Kinder Paradise will be open in the Official Village on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 11h onwards.
For further information, please contact:
ComPeaR, Magali Dubois Vaucher, email@example.com Tel +41 78 608 03 23
Polo Club Gstaad, Nathalie Daenzer, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +41 33 744 07 40 or visit: www.polo-gstaad.ch.