After efficaciously hosting a High Goal All Stars Argentinian team in a 3-Test series, the Sanjay Jindal based La Pegasus Polo, certainly one of India’s upcoming premier Polo institutions, continues in its enterprise to promote the game and its gamers through bagging three-12 months sponsorship rights of prestigious Northern India Polo Championship, the crown jewel of Delhi’s Spring Polo Season.
The High-Goal (16 intention) match, the very best level of Polo played in India, could be rechristened La Pegasus Polo Northern India Polo Championship 2019.
The toast of the Polo fraternity throughout the nation and held underneath the aegis of the Indian Polo Association (IPA), this yr’s tournament is scheduled on February 19-24, 2019, on the famous Jaipur Polo Ground (JPC). The Army Polo & Riding Centre (APRC) conducts the tournament.
The Indian Army additionally promotes the tournament mainly and Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Gen. Bipin Rawat, is predicted to be the Chief Guest for the final. Quarter Master General of the Indian Army, Lt. Gen. Ashok Ambre is also anticipated to attend the last.
Diplomats, celebrated industry leaders and royalty including the British High Commissioner, Argentina’s Ambassador to India, Sawai Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur, Naveen Jindal, Sanjay Kapoor, dot com multimillionaire Satinder Garcha and Karan Thapar, patron of Aravalli Polo, also are expected to wait or take part.
Commenting at the development, Hon. Sec. IPA, Col. Ravi Rathore +five Handicap Polo Player, VSM & Arjuna Award winner for Polo stated, “We are delighted to have La Pegasus Polo sponsor the pinnacle attraction of Delhi’s Spring Polo season, the Northern India Polo Championship and extra so due to the fact its miles a long term dedication. We on the IPA had been running intently with La Pegasus Polo for a long time now, and they have been doing a stellar job in growing and selling Polo in India. This can be any other feather of their cap, and I congratulate Sanjay Jindal for his imaginative and prescient, passion and commitment.”
Sanjay Jindal, Patron & Founder La Pegasus Polo become additionally naturally upbeat on the improvement saying, “It is a splendid honor as a way to companion La Pegasus with a match as prestigious as the Northern India Polo Championship, and I thank the IPA for providing me with this possibility. La Pegasus Polo is devoted in its endeavor to promote Polo, which has its roots on this beautiful country. Our first ever Polo center in Sakatpur, Gurugram, and the popular a success Test excursion of the sector beating Argentine High-Goalers became a reiteration of that dedication, and this association is every other step in that route, of many to follow. We desire all participating groups the best of good fortune and achievement.”
La Pegasus Polo is also the defending champion of the tournament, which has been played each year considering 1922 as a 16 Goal Polo Tournament.
The ‘NORTHERN INDIA POLO CHAMPIONSHIP’ trophy is played for the ‘RATLAM CHALLENGE CUP’ which changed into donated through the then Maharaja of Ratlam in 1922 at Delhi, additionally known as ‘Prince of Wales’ commemoration polo event. The Jodhpur Polo group received the first tournament played that 12 months.
Last 12 months, the La Pegasus Polo team beat Sona/Jindal Panther 9-7 within the finals to win the identity.
Among the 4 to 5 groups expected to participate will be the likes of Sahara/Rajnigandha, Sona Polo, Jindal Panthers, Garcha Hotels and Aravalli Polo apart from the La Pegasus Polo team.
All pinnacle Polo players of the country consisting of Dhruvpal Godara (+five), Simran Shergill (+6), Shamsheer Ali (+6), Samir Suhag (+5), Col. Ravi Rathore (+five) in addition to top foreign gamers like Matthew Perry (+6) of England, Manuel Fernandez Llorente (+6) of Argentina and Tom Brodie (+four) of England can be seen in movement via the five days.