The Duke Of Cambridge And Prince Harry Head-To-Head At Sentebale Polo Cup Sponsored By Royal Salute
LONDON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry demonstrated polo at its finest
today, with the Duke’s team coming out on top, in front of a star-studded
crowd at The Sentebale Polo Cup sponsored by Royal Salute.
Neve Campbell, Dougray Scott, Claire Forlani, Ellie Goulding and Greg
James, were hosted by the luxury Scotch whisky Royal Salute, as they
overlooked a spectacular game of polo at Coworth Park just outside London.
The exclusive invite-only event raised funds for Sentebale, a charity
co-founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, who also attended
Prince Harry said: “I’m delighted to be at the second Sentebale Polo Cup
in the glorious setting of Coworth Park. While my team didn’t finish as
champions, it’s encouraging to see the level of support here today for this
great cause that gives hope and help to the children of Lesotho.”
Christian Porta, Chairman and CEO, Chivas Brothers says, “Royal Salute
is honoured to be associated with polo and more importantly today, with
Sentebale, a very special charity that is helping and changing the lives of
many in Lesotho. It’s been such a privilege to watch this incredibly
historic and skilful game in the beautiful surroundings of Coworth Park.”
The exclusive Royal Salute Dinner and After Party, attended by The
Prince, the Duke of Argyll, models Karolina Kurkova and Tallulah Harlech,
model and actor Douglas Booth, and actors Toby Kebbell and Sally Hawkins,
further treated VIPs to a special viewing of Tribute to Honour, Royal
Salute’s finest and rarest limited edition expression of only 21 bottles.
Adorned with over 400 black and white diamonds, Tribute to Honour is a
collaboration with Garrard, the royal jeweller and fellow supporter of
The Sentebale event, sponsored by Royal Salute included an auction to
raise vital funds for the charity, set up five years ago by Prince Harry and
Prince Seeiso, in support of the neediest and most vulnerable people of
The Sentebale Polo Cup sponsored by Royal Salute further highlights the
whisky brand’s growing commitment to international polo, with sponsorships
of some of the world’s most prestigious polo events currently spanning
China, India, Dubai, Brazil and the UK.
Royal Salute World Polo Series continues on the 18th June 2011 at a
charity event held at the Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury, Gloucestershire and
closely followed by The Foundation Polo Challenge, at Santa Barbara,
California, to raise funds for the American Friends of the Foundation of
Prince William and Prince Harry on 9th July 2011.
For further information http://www.chivasbrothers.com Carla Webb Chivas Brothers Tel: +44(0)20-8250-1640 / +44(0)7824-406-411 firstname.lastname@example.org Edel Ward / Nicola Sansom Haygarth Tel: +44(0)20-8971-3300 / +44(0)7913235565 / +44(0)7850057217 RoyalSalutePR@haygarth.co.uk
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