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Queens Cup 2014 Guards Polo Club

Official Post-Event Press Release Monday 16th June 2014

Team Zacara beat Team Talandracas in a thrilling match at the Cartier Queen’s Cup on Sunday 15th June

The biggest names in the sport of polo were in action yesterday on the Queen’s Ground at Guards Polo Club,
Windsor Great Park in a bid to win the Cartier Queen’s Cup 2014.
One of the most prestigious and renowned events of the British sporting calendar, watched by HM The Queen,
Arnaud M. Bamberger, Executive Chairman Cartier Ltd, and Laurent Feniou, Managing Director Cartier Ltd,
alongside a strong crowd of polo aficionados, was played out yesterday. Before the match started the Band of
the Grenadier Guards paraded on the field into the shape of the figure 30 to celebrate Cartier's three decades of
sponsorship of polo at Guards Polo Club. The summit of the day was the exhilarating play for the Queen’s
Cup between Zacara and Talandracas. An impressive performance over the highly regarded Talandracas
ensured that Zacara patron Lyndon Lea stepped forward to receive the trophy from HM The Queen. In fact
Zacara had an easier time than even they thought possible, winning the game 10-7, and were so dominant in
the first half of the match that they were 6-2 up at half-time.
‘The King of Jewellers’, Cartier, celebrated a long-standing tradition of supporting polo over 30 years, the true
‘Sport of Kings’ the world over. Cartier UK is delighted to continue its involvement in the prestigious highgoal
Queen’s Cup tournament.
The tournament itself began on Tuesday 20th May, commencing three weeks of electrifying high-goal polo.
This world-leading tournament concluded yesterday, Sunday 15th June, with the historic final played in the
presence of HM The Queen. With 15 teams entering this most prestigious of tournaments, all expectations
were exceeded.
To mirror the impressive talent on the field, Cartier invited guests from the worlds of stage, screen, sport,
society, and literature into the Cartier enclosure, welcoming them to the elegant reception, serving Cartier
champagne and a lunch created by Mosimann’s.
Guests:
HM Queen Noor of Jordan Boris Becker Michelle Dockery
Kristen Davis Bianca Jagger Jilly Cooper, OBE
Christopher Biggins Stephanie Powers Astrid Munoz
Frances O’Connor Lord & Lady Milford Haven