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POLO – Polo in the City: Polo Lounge Tickets released – Hurry BOOK NOW!

November 16, 2008toDecember 13, 2008

Polo in the City:  Polo Lounge Tickets released - Hurry BOOK NOW!***********************************

Polo in Sydney –  Centennial Park

(BYO picnic on the grass option still available)

Paspaley Polo in the City – Sydney

Riverlands Polo Club has released tickets for its Polo Lounge at this year’s Centennial Park “Paspaley Polo in the City” event taking place on Saturday 13 December 2008.

The price  ($165) includes entry as well as food and beverage.  Beverage comprises of  Sandalford wine, Peroni beer and Australian sparkling, whereas the menu comprises of:

On arrival
Selection Of Ribbon Sandwiches – Chicken / Salmon / Vegetarian.
Grape Tomato & Woodside Goats Cheese Tartlette.
Ocean Trout Tartare with Cucumber, Mascarpone & Lime.

Substantial Handheld Lunch
Fragrant Thai Beef Glass Noodle Salad, Lime & Chilli Dressing.
Wok Fried Calamari & Teppan Rice with Crisp Asian Vegetables.
Spiced Chermoula Chicken with Fragrant Moroccan Apple & Radish Salad.

Afternoon Tea
Lamb & Rosemary Pies with Tomato Kasoundi.
Spiced Vegetable Samosas, Mint Yoghurt.

Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.platinumpass.com.au/search/event_details/683 

 About Polo
 Find out all you need to know about the ancient game of Polo, including the background, rules, handicap, ponies, and dictionary of terms.

For specific information about events, including ticketing and hospitality inquiries, please email info@poloenterprises.com.au 

Polo is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in the world – come and see why.

Background
One of the oldest sports in the world, Polo dates back at least 2,000 years, with the first recorded match being played between the Persians and Turkomans in 600BC.  The Turkomans won.

From Persia the game migrated to the East, eventually establishing itself in India by the 16 Century under the patronage of the Mughal Emperor Babur, as well as in China and Japan.

It was in India that the British tea-planters and the British army stationed there first saw and played the game in the 1850s, before enthusiastically taking it back to England in about 1869, from where it spread to some of the other European countries with a strong equestrian tradition, including Russia, Poland, Austria and France.

Today, more than 77 countries play polo. It was an Olympic sport from 1900 to 1939 and has now been recognised again by the International Olympic Committee.  
Over recent years, there have been a number of polo clubs emerging both in Australia and across the world that offer polo lessons and pony hire at affordable prices which has been instrumental in bringing new players to the game.

For more information about polo lessons in your state please contact:

NSW;  Riverlands Polo Club
507 Cornwallis Rd, Richmond, NSW 2753
Tel; (02) 4588 5807
Mob; 0417 278 741
info@riverlandspolo.com.au
www.riverlandspolo.com.au 
 

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