Monthly Archives: December 2007

Miracles Happen

This is going to sound like a Reader’s Digest kind of story, and it is. Three years ago to the day, at the age of 44, I suffered a major heart attack and nearly died.  It happened while playing polo. … Continue reading

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Final Focus

Natasha arrived on Tuesday in time to watch the polo. On Wednesday we went to Horseshoe Point to watch the individual final of the showjumping. Natasha will stay at HSP to watch her Malaysian eventers compete, then returns to Bangkok … Continue reading

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“I don’t know”

So we had a bit of a canter yesterday against Malaysia. Neither team showed what they can do. 8 – 2 1/2 is an awesome score when you have a second string team out there against what is virtually a … Continue reading

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Malaysia Versus Singapore Final Looms

Singapore got past Indonesia in another bruising battle. I have always maintained that low goal polo is more dangerous than high goal polo where the players are usually much better riders and players who know the rules. Today was another … Continue reading

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A Winning Start

We finally got onto the SEA Games polo field, playing Thailand yesterday in our first match, and their second. Their confidence was high as they had beaten Philippines in their first game on Thursday. The homeys got off to a … Continue reading

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Malaysia and Thailand off to flying starts in the SEA Games

No real surprises in the first two matches as Thailand beat Philippines 7 1/2 – 2 and Malaysia blew past Indonesia 11 – 3 1/2. While Malaysia added to their reputation as red hot favourites in this SEA Games Polo … Continue reading

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Moving to Bangkok

Asad made it to the final practice and so did Lawrence Khong, but Satinder stayed in Singapore to welcome his new twins who were born in USA a couple of weeks ago. So our full team practice was not really … Continue reading

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At the SEA Games

I’m at the SEA Games, my 4th since 1983. It’s a bit of blast from the past. Everyone is walking around with accreditation tags and in National Team shirts. The Malaysians look great especially in their red and white EAM … Continue reading

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