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High quality polo match to mark UAE National Day

Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club join forces with Saudi Arabian visitors at special event

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Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club will celebrate the 46th UAE National Day with an exhibition polo match between The Year of Giving Team vs The Spirit of the Union Team.
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Ghantoot: The UAE and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will underline their strong relationship when they join forces to celebrate the 46th UAE National Day at Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club this Friday.

The event will feature a top class exhibition polo game between The Year of Giving Team and The Spirit of the Union Team.

The exhibition game will be held under the patronage of Shaikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, the UAE’s only Royal Polo Club.

Both teams will be made up of leading Emirati players as well as a professional player.

Guests, students and artists from the KSA will participate in the celebrations.

Saeed Bin Houfan Al Mansouri, Vice-Chairman of Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club encouraged people to attend and announced that the event will be free to members of the public.

“On the occasion of the UAE’s 46th birthday we could think of no better way to celebrate the landmark occasion than with an exciting game of polo,” he said.

“It is our duty to engage the UAE community on such a special day and we have made elaborate plans to offer free food and beverages to the general public.

“Out committee has been working hard to ensure that all preparations are in place and visitors can look forward to an enjoyed afternoon’s entertainment provided by the Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club.”

The event is sponsored by ADS Securities, Maserati — Premier Motors, Jannah Hotels & Resorts, Prestige Gourmet Catering, Emirates Heritage Club, Ishraqat Saudi, Anfasic Dokhoon and Premier Events.

At A Glance

What: UAE National Day Polo Exhibition Game

When: Nov 24, 2017

Where: Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club (Clubhouse Field 1)

Time: 2.00 PM to 8.00 PM

Entry: Free.

Competitions: Best Dressed, Lucky Draw

Food & Beverage: Free traditional menu (food trucks available)

Programme:

1:00 PM Gates Open

2:00 PM Heritage celebration starts

5:00 PM National Anthem

5:10 PM Polo Exhibition Game — The Year of Giving Team vs The Spirit of the Union Team

6:30 PM Award Ceremony, Best Dressed, Lucky Draw

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