,  |  21 July 2012

Prince Harry Supporting Charities at The Kent & Curwen Royal Charity Polo Cup

Kent & Curwen, the quintessential English menswear brand was the title sponsor of The Kent & Curwen Royal Charity Polo Cup this past weekend, Saturday July 21, 2012 at the private grounds of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Berkshire Estate, Watership Down. Over 400 VIP guests were treated to a day of Royal polo, English hospitality and auctions.
The Kent & Curwen Royal Charity Polo Cup supported Sentebale and Tusk Trust, Prince Harry and The Duke of Cambridge’s respective charities.
Special guests of the event included Lord and Lady Lloyd Webber, Sabrina Fung, Brand Managing Director of Kent & Curwen, Aaron Kwok, Brand Ambassador for Kent & Curwen in Asia and Timothy Fok (Chairman of Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong), Patti Wong (Chairman of Sotheby’s Asia), Lady Gabriella Windsor, Lady Clare Elliot Murray Kynynmound (daughter of 7th Earl of Minto), Lady Maddison Brudenell, Lady Henrietta Spencer Churchill, Patti Boyd (former wife of George Harrison and Eric Clapton), Twiggy (English model, actress, and singer), Spike Edney, (English musician once part of Queen), among many others. This event builds on the success that the former captain ofEngland’s Polo Team, Andrew Hine had over the previous two years with similar fundraising events where in excess of £160,000 has been raised over the 2 years for the charities.
Simultaneously, the Royal Salute, and the Westcombe Group teams were prepping their horses and uniforms for the main event. Prince Harry teamed up with Jonathan Munro Ford, English professional Johnny Good and Juan Crus Guevara playing for the Royal Salute team taking on The Westcombe Group Team who had leading professionals Will Emerson and Juan Ambroggio, Kola Karim and Leonora De Ferranti. After a very tight fought match, Royal Salute took the win 7 to 6 to win The 2012 Kent & Curwen Royal Charity Polo Cup. The Most Valuable Player award was given to Leonora De Ferranti and the Best Playing Pony was Minx played by Johnny Good.
Brand Managing Director for Kent & Curwen, Ms. Sabrina Fung commented, “The Kent & Curwen Royal Charity Polo Cup represents an authentic day of English polo for worthy charities. This is an important milestone for the Kent & Curwen brand as it builds on our British sporting heritage.”