Tag Archives: FIP Polo World Cup

Grace

Sir Winston Churchill is said to have said that one should be “magnanimous in victory, gracious in defeat.”  Sir Winston, an avid polo player in his youth, may have learned that maxim on the polo field.

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It’s Over

My run of back-to-back World Cups is finally over and as I wrap up in Pattaya, I contemplate what is next. Normally it would be my time to get myself ready to play in the Merdeka League.  But with insufficient … Continue reading

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Ever Upward

We have made through the qualifying games of the Fortune Heights FIP Snow Polo World Cup with very few casualties.  I am happy to report that the horses are holding up very well, but there are a few combatants who … Continue reading

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The Playoff

In 2011 we had seven countries participate the last time Malaysia hosted the Zone D Playoffs for the World Polo Championship.  This year Malaysia is again hosting it, but there are only two countries participating.

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Bring On 2017

As the lights go down on 2016, my wrap-up blog post can go in two directions:  a) it has been a good year, with much achieved, or b) it has been a hard year, with the slowdown in retail in … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

On the road again. Or should I say I’m leaving on a jet plane again.  Three days after the longest flights of my life, from Buenos Aires back to Kuala Lumpur, I am back at KLIA, this time flying to … Continue reading

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Old Pros

Course Designing at the CSI-W Thai Polo show over the weekend allowed me a reunion with N Y Ho that I thoroughly enjoyed.  Ho and I have had very long friendship that goes back to Bukit Timah Saddle Club days … Continue reading

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Polo 2017

The 2017 calendar is out, and it is a packed one.  It begins with an extended Thai season that includes the FIP World Cup Zone D qualifier, two weeks after the Thai Polo Open.  With the 29th South East Asian … Continue reading

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Malaysia Boleh

The Royal Selangor Polo Club’s tour of Western Australia was very good, not only because they won all their matches away from home, but also because it gave our boys belief that they could do it.  I cannot ever remember … Continue reading

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The Start

I finally got a proper start to my new season with four club chukkas yesterday.  Getting out to play at my home club, the Royal Selangor Polo Club, was fun, made even more fun that I was playing with and … Continue reading

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One Goal At A Time

What a game it was.  Pakistan did the impossible.  They came back from underground, they were so dead and buried.  The score was 4-1 at half time but it could have been 12-1 if India had converted their dominance into … Continue reading

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Last Horse In

Just two days to do.  I am excited about the FIP World Cup Playoff Game tomorrow, and I am excited about going home after 18 days here.  It has been long one, though not the longest.  At the FIP Snow … Continue reading

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