British Polo Day Dubai Sees Jaeger-LeCoultre as Official Timekeeper

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Friday 27 March marked the second leg of British Polo Day’s annual UAE Series with British Polo Day Dubai.

HH Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed Al Maktoum with the winning trophy copy

Over 700 guests attended the event at the magnificent Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, heralding the start of Dubai’s landmark 20th Anniversary World Cup weekend. Guests included members of the Jordanian royal family, HH Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed, His Grace The Duke Argyll, Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai Edward Hobart, Major General Carew Wilks, Jim and Fitri Hay, Dubai socialites Hugo Taylor and Lina Saman, top polo player Pablo MacDonough and Jaeger-LeCoultre Brand Director Marc de Panafieu.

VIP Lounge at British Polo Day Dubai copy

Jaeger-LeCoultre has its own relationship with the world of polo. The brand’s Reverso was created in 1931 at the request of army officers in India who were tired of seeing their watches damaged by their polo matches. This led to creation of the Reverso’s famous swiveling case that protected the glass and dial by exposing only the metal back to potential knocks. Ever since, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso and polo have maintained strong ties.
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