Thailand Polo Newsletter

Oct 2019

Volume XVI - Issue 1.

SIAM POLO NEWS

THAILAND - SINGAPORE - INDONESIA - CHINA - KOREA - PHILIPPINES - MONGOLIA

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 The most beautiful polo club in Asia


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Caution - not all are welcome, check first.


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Welcome to SIAM POLO PARK -- the first and most beautiful polo club in Thailand -- Come join us for weekend chukkas or beginners lessons -- Contact Polo Manager NICO


SEP 2019 -- NEW POLO MANAGER AT SIAM POLO PARK
Nico Pieroni has been appointed Polo Manager in charge of the first and most beautiful polo club in Thailand -- SIAM POLO PARK. His appointment comes directly from Khun Tal, and he will report directly to Khun Tal and Khun Top. We had a brief chat with Nico, and his vision for the club is a "Fun & Learning" Polo Club for beginner players to come and learn the game. Nico has spent the past three years instructing polo in Singapore, and playing in medium goal tournaments, and he is keen to promote the club and bring it back to life. His wife Flaca, is also a keen enthusiast of Polo and will be organizing some culinary specialties for polo players "apres polo." If you are keen to learn polo, or if you are passing through Thailand and want to play some friendly Club Chukkas, then email NICO -- nico@argentinapolo.com

COMING THIS SEASON -- "POLO CLUB CAFE" @ SPP
The breaking polo news this year will be the grand opening of the POLO CLUB CAFE at the old and original Siam Polo Park near Pattaya. We are currently waiting for the "memo" to be approved, but the idea has been well received by the commanders at King Power. The idea is that after polo practice or weekend chukkas or weekday lessons, the beginners and visiting players can sit and look out over the field with a nice cup of coffee, or perhaps a hot dog or sandwich. This will be a GIANT STEP FORWARD for Polo in Thailand. Flaca is chomping at the bit to get cracking. If you have any ideas... Send her a "memo."

OCT 2019 -- NEW POLO CALENDARS UP
We have received the polo calendars from B.Grimm and Polo Escape, and they are up on the Siam Polo News Calendar for the 2019-2020 season. Nico is working on the polo calendar for SPP, but he is planning 4 low goal tournaments for this year. One of the first tournaments on the 15-16th November will be the "Gentleman's Cup" -- an invitational to the original resident polo players in Thailand. It may be a bit slow, but will be historic nonetheless. We also hear that Nico may be bringing the newly formed Hong Kong Polo Team to the club. We now have the last polo calendar dates from TPA with the VSSC tournaments. We have heard that the ALL ASIA CUP is back in action this year... Last year, the TPA said that it would be rotated between different countries in Asia, but now, it seems it is back in Thailand. There is a rumor that there will be 10 teams in the All Asia Cup. It will be interesting to see if Korea and Indonesia will join. We will keep you updated.

25 NOV-10 DEC 2019 -- SEA GAMES POLO IN PHILIPPINES
The SEA GAMES 2019 polo action will return this year to Philippines. Anthony has confirmed the dates of 25 Nov to 10 Dec. We hear that 4 teams are taking part -- Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Brunei. For some reason, the Thailand team who first started polo in the SEA games has decided not to participate. Singapore has also said that they will not be making the tournament this year. Brunei is on high after their sensational Bronze performance, so they will be flying their horses from Brunei to Philippines and will definitely be the team to watch in this years action. If we hear more, we will let you know.

 

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CONTACTS
AT VS SPORTS CLUB
Polo Manager: Lucas Lujan -- mobile: 0901015353. tpa@siampolonews.com
Post Address: VR Sports Club, 88/1-7 moo9 OnNut-Teparaj Road, Preng, Bangbo, SamutPrakarn 10560 Thailand.
Map to VR Sports Club  Hotels nearby VR

CONTACTS AT SIAM POLO PARK (the first & most beautiful polo club in Thailand)
Polo Manager: Nico Pieroni -- mobile: 0930301284. nico@argentinapolo.com
Post Address: 100 M.9, T.Pong, A.Banglamung, Chonburi 20150. Fax: 66+38734940.
Map to Siam Polo Park  Hotels nearby VR

CONTACTS AT B.GRIMM THAI POLO CLUB
Club Manager: Khun Nara "Om" -- mobile: 0850436272. cha_om@hotmail.com
Horse Manager: Santiago Bachmann -- santithaipoloclub@yahoo.com
Post Address: 111 Polo Drive, Pattaya, Thailand.
Map to Thai Polo & Equestrian Club  Hotels nearby
* apparently, not all are welcome here, so check first to see if you are welcome.

CONTACTS AT POLO ESCAPE
Polo Manager: Unknown -- polo@poloescape.com
Tournament Season: November - April
Post Address: No. 9 Moo 13, Tumbon Huay Yai, Amphur Banglamung, Cholburi, Thailand.
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