international day for the coronation cup

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International Day for the Coronation Cup

🏇 World-class polo at Windsor Great Park sees the return of the historic International Day for the Coronation Cup one of the stand-out social events of the summer. 

NEWSFLASH: Congratulations to England who were victorious at the 2022 International Day for the Coronation Cup, beating Uruguay 11-9.  Tomás Beresford was named MVP after a dominant performance for England. 

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Guards Polo Club is the place to be for a celebration of all things polo taking place just an hour from central LondonInternational Day for the Coronation Cup features England v Uruguay who play for the iconic trophy for the first time.  (NB: Match finished 11-9 to England see match report courtesy of Pololine.)

Set in the beautiful surroundings of Windsor Great Park, entry to the event is via Blacknest Gate which opens at 10am.  Complimentary parking is available.  Refreshments and delicious street eats will be available to buy throughout the day, and picnics are welcome for families (entry for U12s is free) wishing to enjoy a truly British day out!

From 11am onwards (see below for a full schedule and timings for the day) the full scope of polo across the age ranges will be showcased from the youngest Pony Club Polo players, through to the best of British youth players in the Colts Cup (U-17) and Stagshead Trophy (U-14) Finals and culminating with a University match.  All matches will be commentated on throughout by experts who will guide spectators through the action.

The Coronation Cup, the main international event of the season, is at 3.30pm.  England will be captained by James Harper while Uruguay are headed by Jejo TarancoBoth teams are bidding to win the magnificent trophy pictured below.

During the afternoon the Household Cavalry Musical Ride and The British Army Band Tidworth will add to the occasion, with sundowner drinks in the Clubhouse bringing the day to a close.

🎟️ General admission tickets are off-sale.

🕒 SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

🗝️ Gates open at 10am 

11.00am Colts Cup Final (U-17) at 11am
12.15pm Stagshead Trophy Final (U-14) at 12.15pm
Pony Club Polo “Fluffies (Juniors) at 1.30pm
The Household Cavalry Display at 2.15pm
The Tidworth Military Band at 2.45pm
Parade & National Anthems at 3.15pm

🏇 The Coronation Cup/England vs Uruguay at 3.30pm

🏆 Trophy Presentation at 5.15pm

Universities Polo at 6pm

🚊🚗 Travel tips: There is FREE car parking on site.  Please use postcode SL5 7SA & the Blacknest Gate to access the event at Smith’s Lawn, Windsor Great Park.  

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