Over the 3 days of the tournament, the 4 polo teams played entertaining and higher-class polo matches to the delight of more than 15,000 spectators, setting a new tournament record. The spectacularly sunny climate situations transformed the polo field on the frozen lake of St Moritz, with the captivating snow-capped mountains supplying a picturesque backdrop.
Among the guests of the renowned ‘Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz’ have been a quantity of VIP personalities such as England polo star Malcolm Borwick and Slalom World Champion Giorgio Rocca. The Snow Polo World Cup St Moritz is the only higher-objective polo tournament played on snow.
“We are proud to have kicked off in the breathtaking environment of St Moritz for this year’s Maserati Polo Tour, a spectacular event presenting both social and sporting highlights to our guests and spectators. Today’s match highlighted why we look forward to our annual International Polo Tour. The thrill of the competition and the power together with the agility of the horses are intrinsic values of our cars DNA,” mentioned Alberto Cavaggioni, head of Maserati Europe.
Enrico Roselli, CEO of La Martina, mentioned, “La Martina has been element of the Snow Polo Tournament given that its extremely starting, more than 30 years ago, and our excitement remains unchanged. Our brand is constructed on a genuine passion for polo and all of the elements that make it a uniquely compelling sport: Vigour, fair-play, discipline, tough function and a level of entertainment that in no way ceases to amaze us.
“Like every year, we are delighted to be a part of an unmissable event and to endorse such a passion showing it to the world for what it really is, in the breathtaking frame of St Moritz.”
The ‘Maserati Polo Team’ with Zhanna Bandurko/Raya Sidorenko (Handicap +), Gerardo Mazzini (Handicap +six), Hissam al Hyder (Handicap +six) and Robert Strom (Handicap +four) played in St Moritz for the very first time and received thrilling help and cheers from the audience all through their overall performance.
Besides the horsepower shown on the polo field on the lake of St Moritz, Maserati had a fleet of autos with a distinct sort of horsepower on show in the polo village.
Spectators could take a closer appear at the new Ghibli MY18, which was launched in Summer 2017. The Ghibli MY18 with its trim lines GranLusso and GranSport performed a record quantity of test drives all through the whole Polo weekend.
The guests could also learn the Quattroporte and the Levante MY18 with their GranLusso and GranSport trims and sophisticated driving help systems.
Maserati aficionados have been also capable to appreciate exclusive weekend packages ranging from a Maserati Snow&Ice Experience and the World-class Snow Polo with the Maserati Team to an exclusive Gala dinner.
The ‘Snow Polo World Cup St Moritz’ marked the fascinating kick-off of the Maserati Polo Tour 2018 and emphasised the lengthy-lasting involvement of Maserati in this sport.
Accompanied by the effective partnership with the world’s major supplier of polo gear, La Martina, the Maserati Polo Tour 2018 will bring several a lot more highlights to this year’s international polo scene.
The official polo worn by Team Maserati throughout the competitors is a solution of the continuing collaboration in between La Martina and Maserati. Made in pure cotton with a fleece lining, it can be bought from the La Martina e-commerce site.
Information Source: Muscat Daily