The 10th Queens Cup Pink Polo 2018

General Press Releases Tuesday March 6, 2018 16:23
Bangkok--6 Mar--Kanokrat and Friends

B Grimm Group led by Mr. Harald Link, Chairman of B. Grimm Group and as the President of Thailand Equestrian Federation along with Mrs. Nunthinee Tanner, Thailand's first female polo player and the Chairman of the competition joined with B. Grimm Carrier (Thailand) Limited to hold "The 10th Queen's Cup Pink Polo 2018", charity women polo competition to win Her Majesty the Queen's cup. The event aims to mobilize fund for the Breast Cancer Project of the Queen Sirikit Center for Breast Cancer Association on Saturday March 3rd, 2018 during 12.00 - 18.00 hrs. at Thai Polo & Equestrian Club, Pattaya.

Teams that participate in the competition this year include players from international countries. The players are divided to 5 teams such as La Familia – Malaysia, Kuda Lari – Malaysia, La Esperanza Singapore, La Tablita Polo Farm - Germany and Thai Polo from Thailand, led by Caroline Link in which all teams have to face one another under 4 Chukka while the two final teams will compete to win Her Majesty the Queen's cup for the final match at 16.45.hrs.

Mrs. Nunthinee Tanner, Thailand's first female Polo Player as the Chairman of the competition revealed that "Pink Polo is a women polo charity competition which has been held consecutively for ten years to mobilize fund for the Breast Cancer Project of the Queen Sirikit Center for Breast Cancer Association. The goal is to help breast cancer patient battle cancer in an efficient way under the "Protect, Cure and Maintain" concept. It also aims to educate Thai women to be more aware and inspect breast cancer. As a woman, I would like to invite women to join us in supporting and promoting the association through this "Pink Polo" competition which exclusively competed by female players as well as promoting polo sports among younger female generations in order to step up and compete in international level which is one of the significant and valuable social projects that has been well received over the years."

Associate Professor Dr. Kris Chatamra, Founder and Chairman of the Queen Sirikit Center for Breast Cancer Association said that "breast cancer is a life-threatening disease and is the number one cause of death for Thai women. Therefore, we need to raise awareness for women to take care of their health to keep breast cancer at bay. The Queen Sirikit Center for Breast Cancer Association was founded in 2007 as the country's first charity organization to interestedly cure and take care of breast cancer patients with the best medical equipment and accommodations for underprivileged dying patients. There are also Day-time Activity Center for patients and volunteers as well as Learning & Training Center and Breast Diagnosis & Research center for all women as a shelter for those that battle this deadly disease by helping them both physically and mentally, following Her Majesty the Queen's intention."

The event is filled with colorful guests who dressed up in chic attire and stylish hats in the Pink-theme decoration which gorgeously contrasted with the green field. Before the main match started, guests are entertained with horse-riding fashion show led by Mrs. Nunthinee Tanner and Popular Superstar, Mr. Aum Atichart Chumnanont including with leading young celebrities such as Ms. Milky - Jirapha Laksanawisit, Mr. Henry - Thitiwat Laksanawisit, Ms. Nasha Jungkarnkul, Ms. Tanyatorn Nokhong, Ms. Pimolmas Kitchaisawad, Mr. Pavarit Taweerutchana, Ms. Pimchayapa Baholyodhin etc. Another hi-light of the events after the second chukka is the Stomping Divots which the participants stomp on the fields to cover the horse footprints which draw smiles from all the guests. The event ended with awards presentation for Best Dress Awards and Best Hat Awards with loud cheering from guests and celebrities.

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