RICHARD MILLE ALULA DESERT POLO: THRILLING CLIMAX AWAITS TODAY
Sports fans and celebrity audiences are gearing up for a grandstand finish at the 2024 Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo following sensational semi-final action at AlFursan Equestrian Village yesterday.
Against the breathtaking backdrop of the AlUla desert, sporting excellence was on full display once again as eight teams clashed in main and subsidiary elimination encounters.
The penultimate day of this year’s fabulous third edition decided the line-ups for today’s finale – where Saudia face Richard Mille in a main final meeting for the Desert Polo trophy. Polo legend Adolfo Cambiaso starred for Saudia in an 8-4 win against Dadan while Richard Mille scored with two seconds remaining to overcome Bentley 5-4.
Attendees also enjoyed high-quality matches in the subsidiary semi-finals. Yesterday’s proceedings began with a gripping end-to-end contest as AlUla claimed a 7-6 win against SAB with the deciding goal coming in the last minute of the fourth chukka.
Awaiting AlUla in the Saturday subsidiary final is Tayma. Visitors were treated to another classic in the desert as Tayma edged out Khaybar 6-5.
With the semi-finals now concluded, the stage is set for a thrilling climax this afternoon. Both finals are sure to present exhilarating encounters and marvelous displays of horsemanship, skill, and elite competition as professional players, international patrons, and royal dignitaries battle it out for victory.
In partnership with the Saudi Polo Federation (SPF), Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo has become a beacon of sporting magnificence since its inception in 2020, blending the heritage of polo with the allure of AlUla’s majestic landscape. With each galloping stride, the tournament continues redefining excellence in equestrian sports as a major event in the international equestrian calendar.
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