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President Ram Nath Kovind witnesses the President’s Polo Cup Exhibition Match at PBG Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Polo players behind mahouts sit astride each elephants as they vie for the ball during the King's Cup Elephant Polo tournament in Bangkok, Thailand. The annual elephant polo charity event raises funds for projects that better the lives of Thailand's wild and domesticated elephant population.

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England team members in white shirts, compete against Scotland in the Penny Farthing International Polo fun match during the Bentley Motors Royal Windsor Cup Final at Guards Polo Club in Windsor Great Park, England. The Penny Farthing cycle dates from late 1800's, but it is not known when they started to be used for polo, rather than the more normal horse power.

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Polo match in progress at Khalsa school stadium in Anandpur Sahib.

Narendra Bisht

Polo match in progress at Khalsa school stadium in Anandpur Sahib.

Narendra Bisht

Foreigners enjoying a Camel Polo Match at a sports ground in Jodhpur.

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President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates President's Polo Cup, Inaugural Exhibition match at PBG Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Ticketing trouble Empty stands at the Sawai Bhowani Singh Gold Cup 2013, Jaipur

P. Lashkari

Nita Ambani, left, Anuradha Mahindra and Parmeshwar Godrej at a polo match

Fotocorp (From Outlook, March 05, 2011)

Interlude Scam-tainted Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra and his wife Preeti catch a match at the Jaipur Polo Grounds in New Delhi

Atul Chowdhary

When Gwalior Unfurled Its Banner The polo tourney bearing Jivajirao Scindia’s name could scarcely do without emissaries from the House of Gwalior looking in on it. With coats firmly off arms, Vasundhara and Yashodhara Raje bore the family standard with relish.

Atul Chowdhary

Big race jockey Y Srinath with the silver horse.

Nilotpal Baruah

Pronto Pronto was the overwhelming favourite after, its competitor, Speed Six pulled out due to injury.

Nilotpal Baruah

The lanes were decided at a pre-event party through a draw of lots.

Nilotpal Baruah

India’s biggest derby drew both International and Indian jockeys.

Nilotpal Baruah

The derby drew, not only the millionaires, but also those punters who thought they knew “the sure thing.”

Nilotpal Baruah

A jockey centres himself just before the bugle sounds.

Nilotpal Baruah

Over 22,000 people flocked the Bangalore Turf club and almost all lined up at the betting booth.

Nilotpal Baruah

Nilotpal Baruah

Riders from the Army's 61st Cavalry wait on the sidelines at the Cavalry Gold Cup Polo match at the Jaipur Polo Grounds in New Delhi.

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