Tag Archives: La Sarita

RSPC Open Sportsmanship

Thai Polo gave their opponents in the RSPC Open a lesson in sportsmanship.  With less than two minutes to play in the match, and having just scored to take the lead in the game, Thai Polo heard the cries of … Continue reading

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14th Season

The RMPA International League started its 14th season in Malaysia last week.  The RSPC Open marked the start of three legs in Malaysia, the RSPC Open (26th to 4th August), RMPA Classic, and RMPA International League Final.  Collectively, they make … Continue reading

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Game On

The polo season started for me with the RSPC League 1.  Head Hunters entered a team which we made up with friends.  Playing with Mohd Effi, Yeo Kuo Lee, Stanley Sinnappen, Keith Teh and Shaik Reismann was a pleasure.  Shaik … Continue reading

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The Wrap Up

The RSPC Pink Polo was the last official tournament of 2017 in Malaysia.  What a year it has been.  For me, my personal highlights were winning the Maserati Masters with La Sarita, organising to bring the Hong Kong team to … Continue reading

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Walk The Talk

The SEA Games was great. It will remain in our memories for years to come. While the quality of polo and horses exceeded the 6-goal handicap of the tournament, the current 14-goal RSPC Open is da bomb. All the qualifying … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Final

It was a magical final.  Malaysia dominated in spurts, striding out to a 4-1 lead in the first chukka.  But Thailand came back to tie it.  Malaysia put the game to bed in the third chukka outclassing the Thais.  With … Continue reading

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Classic Pahang

The RMPA International League started for the 13th year in Malaysia as the ball was thrown in yesterday for the match between Thai Polo and La Sarita, the first match of the 2017 Royal Pahang Classic.    It lasted 3 ½ … Continue reading

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Shouldering On

The Malaysian Open was a last minute tournament for me, and with the horses unprepared, and my shoulder Covfefe‘d, we haven’t won a game yet.  They have all been close, but so far, no cigar.  And now, to make matters … Continue reading

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Club Chukkas

It was a pity the final of the RMPA Polo Masters presented by Maserati was rained off.  La Sarita had won both our matches very easily, with scoring 15 goals and having only two scored against us.  Yup, we had … Continue reading

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The Bleck Boys Are Back In Town

Playing yesterday with La Sarita’s Asad and Iqbal Jumabhoy in the 2017 RMPA Polo Masters presented by Maserati brought back memories of when we used to play together in teams for the Singapore Polo Club, SAF Polo Team, Rebels and … Continue reading

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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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Roaring Pahang

The Royal Pahang Classic got off to a roaring start with two fantastic matches yesterday.  HLF Polo versus Royal Pahang was dramatic match, full of tension, as HLF led 5-0 in the second chukka, only for Royal Pahang to come … Continue reading

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