Kings Cup 2003 Programme

 

KING'S CUP ELEPHANT POLO TOURNAMENT
16TH - 21ST SEPTEMBER 2003, HUA HIN, THAILAND

 

Hosted by

  King's Cup Elephant Polo
 
Wednesday August 20th:                               Bangkok Press Conference at  Siam Society
Match Draw to be made by Thailand's Jumbo Queen 2003 Miss Nongnuch Paynguleaom.

Saturday, September 13th                              Celebrity Polo Day / Press at Siam Society

9.59 am
Elephant Blessing at the 16th Infantry Division

3.00 pm  
1st: Press Match by Bangkok Post VS The Nation

4.00 pm
2nd: Celebrity match

 

September 13th –16th:                                  
Elephant Polo Practice Days (morning)


Tuesday, September 16th:
Opening day and Full Blessing

4.00 pm
Opening parade & ceremony
League CEPA - Team A vs. Team B
Player’s Welcome Cocktail followed by the Match Draw
Announcement of Handicap rules by Mr Björn Richardson

Wednesday, September 17th: Matches 1 –6

8am - League CEPA Team C vs. Team D
9am - League TEPA Team A vs. Team B
10am - League TEPA Team C vs. Team D
11am - League WEPA Team A vs. Team B
 
3.30pm - League WEPA Team C vs. Team D
4.30pm - League CEPA Team A vs. Team C

TEPA Players Dinner  - hosted by the TEPA members at the White Lotus, Hilton Hotel, Hua Hin.

Thursday, September 18th: Matches 7 –12

8am - League WEPA Team A vs. Team C
9am - League TEPA Team B vs. Team D
10am - League WEPA Team B vs. Team D
11am - League TEPA Team A vs. Team C
 
3.30pm - League CEPA Team B vs Team D
4.30pm - League CEPA Team A vs Team D

Sandalford Wines' Dinner Party

Friday, September 19th: Matches 13 –18

9am - League TEPA Team A vs. Team D
10am - League CEPA Team B vs. Team C
 
3.30pm - League WEPA Team A vs. Team D
4.30pm - League TEPA Team B vs. Team C
 

Saturday, September 20th

9am - WEPA League Team B vs. Team C
10am - Semi-final Playoff Match (Runners up with best GD)
 
2.30pm - All Thailand Mahouts' Cup by PriceWaterhouse Coopers
3.30pm - First Semi-final
4.30pm - Second Semi-final
 
4pm – 7pm
LADIES DAY AT ELEPHANT POLO
  Champagne and snacks will be served at the ground as well as a fashion show presentation with a variety of designs being sported by the attendants.
 
7.30pm
A DAY AT THE RACES
(Elephant Polo fundraising Anantara Gala - all funds raised go to Thailand's National Elephant Institute, Elephant and Mahout Training School, Lampang)
 

Sunday, September 21st 2003

8.30am - 11th Place Trophy "Mullis Capital Thailand"
9.30am - 9th Place Trophy   "Sandalford Cup"
10.30am - 7th Place Trophy "Nokia Cup"
11.30am - 5th Place Trophy "American Express Cup"
 
2.30pm - 3rd Place Trophy "Anantara Gold Cup"
3.30pm - TOURNAMENT FINAL "THE KING'S CUP 2003"
 
4.30pm - Prize Giving Ceremony
5.30pm - Closing Ceremony
 
7.30pm - Players' Farewell Party at Anantara Resort and Spa, Hua Hin.
 

Media contact: Diana Moxon
Email:
dmoxon@minornet.com
Tel (direct): 66 (0) 2 877 7495
Tel (cell): 66 (0)1 904 7344
Photography available at:
www.anantara.com/pololibrary