On Sunday 16th July at the private grounds of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Berkshire Estate,
Watership Down, the Tiffany & Co. Royal Charity Polo Cup took place.
In support for the Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund and MapAction, VIP guests enjoyed a day of charity auctions, lunch and polo.
Special guests of the event included Lord and Lady Lloyd Webber, actress Laura Haddock, Lady Violet Manners, Marissa Montgomery, Paul Sculfor, Fenton and Sascha Bailey, Eliza Fairbanks, Caroline Issa and Tom Farrelly. As guests arrived at the stunning venue, the first polo match of the day took place; a four chukka competition for The Implant & Ceramic Dental Studios Silver Cup, played by Polofix and Hascombe.
The afternoon’s activities continued with a polo match between the Innerplace and Hurlingham 1875 teams in competition for The Tiffany & Co. Royal Charity Polo Cup. Prince Harry teamed up with 10 goal professional, Hilario Ulloa, Hedonism Wines’ Evgeny Chichvarkin and 2 goal professional, Royston Prisk, playing for the Innerplace team. Competition was the Hurlingham 1875 team, consisting of a 0 goal player, Arabella Morris and professional players of the Murus Sanctus high goal team, Facundo Sola (8) and Martin Podesta (4), along with Caballus patron Bruce Merivale-Austin.
The afternoon drew to a close with Innerplace taking the win of 6-4.5 and lifting the prestigious Tiffany & Co. Royal Charity Polo Cup. The title sponsor for the day, Tiffany & Co. gifted the players with a pair of silver cufflinks, and a CT60 watch was presented to Hilario Ulloa.
Prince Harry has played in a series of charitable polo matches this summer to raise funds and awareness for the charities he supports. Find out more about the charities below:
Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund: www.henryvanstraubenzeemf.org.uk
Map Action: www.mapaction.org
Design your own Hurlingham 1875 team kit here.