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The Sport of Kings Returns to the Roodee

Tickets & Hospitality packages for all Chester Polo Club’s 2018 fixtures, including the LDF International Polo and The Boodles Roodee Challenge Cup will be available to purchase from Thursday 1 February.
The Sport of Kings will return to Chester Racecourse for the much anticipated LDF International Polo on Friday 8 June & Saturday 9 June 2018, whilst The Boodles Roodee Challenge Cup will take place on Friday 7 September & Saturday 8 September 2018.

Both fixtures will offer an extravagant £10,000 prize fund in a six goal Tournament, attracting the highest profile teams and players from around the world to Chester and providing spectators the opportunity to witness outstanding play and sportsmanship. Serious games are set to be played and with a compelling narrative, both flagship events within the prestigious Polo calendar are not to be missed.

Join the enthusiastic crowd for an afternoon of sport and vibrancy. As well as being key events in the sporting calendar, Polo at Chester Racecourse is a highlight in Chester’s social season, with great entertainment, food and drink. Mingle with the style set and enjoy an atmosphere like no other during the great British summer.

LDF International Polo opens 2018, with the Semi Finals Day, Friday 8 June. Fierce competition is anticipated from the worthiest contenders for a spot in the Finals Day, Saturday 9 June.
LDF take on the mantle of Title Sponsor for a fifth consecutive year. LDF’s Managing Director, Peter Alderson, said:

“We’ve worked alongside Chester Race Company in a sponsorship capacity for a number of years, both in racing and as principle sponsors of the LDF International Polo.
We’ve seen the polo event in particular go from strength to strength over the last three years. It’s very much an event for everyone, from families to businesses, certainly the feedback we have received from our attending clients has been consistently exceptional. We would definitely recommend the Chester experience”.

Polo at Chester Racecourse concludes with The Boodles Roodee Challenge Cup, Friday 7 September and Saturday 8 September 2018.

Both events offer the perfect opportunity to gather family and friends to enjoy one of the most thrilling team sports live in action. On the second day of each event, in celebration of the lively final, there will be a fun for all the family with a host of free activities to enjoy.