Julius Baer Gold Cup: Big event in Dubai kicks off
Opening day with double action at Al Habtoor Resort & Polo Club
February 17, 2017
The 18-goal Julius Baer Gold Cup kicks off on Saturday, February 18, with two games at Al Habtoor Resort & Polo Club, in Dubai. This is the highest handicapped polo event of the Middle East, and is played under Hurlingham Polo Association rules.
The Julius Baer Gold Cup will see two more teams in competition - Abu Dhabi and newcomers Bangash, who already played the recent Masters Cup. In addition, HH Sheikha Maitha will be back with her team, UAE, current title holders and winners of the latest McLaren Silver Cup.
Desert Palm and Bin Drai will open fire at 2pm followed by UAE and Abu Dhabi, at 4pm.
The tournament will be streamed live via PoloLine TV.
The finals of the Julius Baer Gold Cup are due on Friday, March 10.