The highly anticipated Polo event of the year will be held at Ghantoot Polo & Racing Club on 2nd November 2018
October 2018, United Arab Emirates:
Pink Polo Day returns for a brand new season on 2nd November to Ghantoot Polo & Racing club packed with sporting action, fun, food & entertainment. An initiative led by the Abu Dhabi Sports council and supported by the Health Authority and the General Authority for Sports, the Pink Polo day is held each year to support and raise awareness on Breast Cancer in the region.
Now in its ninth year running, the full day event will see a Polo match held between two powerful teams lead by HH Sheikha Maitha Bent Mohammed Ben Rashid Al Maktoum and local polo players what is touted to be a truly enthralling game along with a host of family friendly activities taking place at the club including free health checks in the pink clinic; awareness lectures; medical examinations by professionals as well as games for children, best dressed prizes, food & beverage stalls, carrousel and pink souq surprises and lots more.
Proud health partners, The Pink Caravan, Beverly Hills medical clinic & Al Rahba Hospital will be conducting free health checkups for all attendees on the day as well as provide free mammograms vouchers throughout October in line with the Department of Health’s strategy. Supporting the Pink Polo day initiative again this year, Maserati Premier Motors are renewing their partnership with Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club for the third year in a row.
“We are pleased to extend our sponsorship of the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club (GRPC) for the third consecutive year. With international-level polo and equestrian facilities, it is recognized as one of the most prestigious clubs of its kind worldwide. Premier Motors, together with Maserati, is committed to providing its customers with a truly distinctive vehicle ownership experience. The tournaments held at the Ghantoot polo grounds provide equestrian sport fans entertaining sporting action on the field and a great experience for spectators off the field with activities that engage the entire family. We wish the club led by its Chairman, His Highness, Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Excellency, Saeed Bin Houfan Al Mansouri and Ahmed Al Nuaimi all success in the upcoming 2018-19 season,” said Jad Elias, Vice President Sales, Maserati, Al Tayer Motors.
“This is an exciting time for us and we look forward to a successful season at Ghantoot Polo & Racing Club. We are privileged to have one of the best polo club’s in the country and with the support of the Abu Dhabi sports council aim to support the community and be involved in major issues like cancer awareness. We at Ghantoot are committed to this cause and hope that events like Pink Polo Day will go a long way to providing support and remove the stigma associated with issues like cancer.” said Ahmed Al Nuaimi, Managing Director of Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club.
HE Saeed Bin Hoofan Al Mansoori, Vice Chairman of Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club added “Worldwide campaigns and events have helped raise awareness of important cancer initiatives and the Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club are committed to bringing the UAE community together around such an important health issue.”
Team Ghantoot A Goes Pink playing VS Ghantoot B Beverly Hills Polo Club who are sponsoring the team for the 3rd Year added “The keystone to success is a strong collaboration and we are proud to be associated yet again with the Ninth Annual Pink Polo event. As polo is an innate part of Beverly Hills Polo Club, this event gives us the opportunity to provide our partners and guests with an exclusive polo experience while also supporting an important cause and getting involved in major issues like cancer awareness. We hope this partnership opens more doors of opportunities for both entities in the years to come.” said Mr. Neeraj Tekchandani, Group CFO, Apparel Group.
“Premier Motors, together with Maserati, would like to underline its support to the Pink Polo tournament being organized to raise awareness about breast cancer. According to a recent report from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women worldwide. The importance of regular screening, early detection and treatment cannot be over-emphasized. Marking the culmination of a month-long series of awareness drives in various universities across Abu Dhabi and Dubai to educate women of all ages, the Pink Polo event draws focused attention to the cause.”
“It is a great pleasure to have the partners, sponsors and polo fans join us each year in our grounds for Pink Polo day highlighting the cultural harmony and communal spirit that is a part of the UAE culture and heritage. We have seen the event grow over the past years with an impressive impact and we are pleased to be contributing in raising awareness towards such an important issue.” Said H.H Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
From magicians to games held on stage to keep the younger ones entertained, delicious food and drink offerings to garden games, music and fun activities like pink balloon release! The Pink Polo day promises to be an immersive and educational experience making it the ideal spot to spend the weekend at with your loved ones in the cooler months.
• What: Pink Polo Day
• Where: Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club – Abu Dhabi Dubai Highway Exit 399
• When: Friday, November 2 (Gates open at 01:00 PM)
• What: A charity initiative to raise awareness on breast cancer in the UAE
• Polo Game – 05:00 PM
• Website : www.pinkpolo.ae
Pink Polo Day Sponsors:
Abu Dhabi Sports Council – Governing Partner
Team Partner – Beverly Hills Polo Club
In Association with – Health Authority
In Association with – General Authority For Sports
Official Car – Premier Motors – Maserati
Official Hotel – Holiday Group – Golden Tulip Al Jazira
Official Partner – Sobha Realty
Official Partner – Ahmed Al Maghribi
Official Partner – Maison Samira Maatouk
Official Partner – Al Rahba Hospital
Official Partner – MAH Dresses
Beverly Hills Medical Clinic
Al Manara Pharmacy
Joi Gifts .com
Noor Al Wasl Clinic
Nails Spa Time
Bin Ham Travel
About Pink Polo:
Pink Polo, an awareness campaign initiative organized by Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club is a fun day out created to support breast cancer awareness in the UAE. Built around a polo exhibition game, the day also hosts various of activities each year; giving a variety of entertainment options for the entire family including fun activities; magic shows; balloon release; football games; field shows; dancing shows; photo sessions with polo players and reserved picnic areas.
The key feature: the “Pink Health Education Area”, is a centre point where guests have the opportunity to talk to medical experts, learn self-examination techniques and other free medical checks.
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