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Delhi (Jan/Feb/Mar) Polo Season 2008 - 2009
Jan 27 - Mar 15, 2009

Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup (Open with handicap)
Jan 28 - Feb 1, 2009

 

Sunday February 1, 2009
Simbhaoli / Himalayan Horse upset Cavalry Red to win the Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup at the Jaipur Polo Ground, New Delhi. 

The Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse emerged winners of Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup (Open with Handicap) defeating fancied Cavalry (Red) by 5.5 goals to 5 in the exciting finals played today at the Jaipur Polo Ground. Lt Gen Dalip Bhardwaj, VMS, Director General of Mach Forces gave away the prizes to the players.
The first finals of the Delhi Spring Polo Season were played today at the Jaipur Polo Ground between Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse and Cavalry (Red). The final was very exciting, thrilling and a vary hard fought match. Both the teams displayed their superb stick work and good horsemanship which was witnessed by a large number of polo enthusiasts. Cavalry (Red) was 11 goals team and Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse was 7 goal team so as Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse had a jump start of 2.5 goals . The 1st chukker was played at a very fast pace but goal less. In the 2nd chukker Samir Suhag opened the account for Cavalry (Red) by converting a spot hit and added one more field goal whereas for Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse Manupal Godara played brilliantly in this chukker and scored 2 field goals to still maintained their teams lead 4.5 to 2. The 3rd chukker was totally in favour of Cavalry (Red) in which Lt Col Atul Gupta scored a brilliant goal at the beginning of the chukker and Capt Sameer Chaudhary added one more goal, whereas Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse could not find any target in this chukker but they were still leading by 1/2 a goal which decided their victory. The last and final chukker was also played at a very fast pace, Samir Suhag scored a goal for Cavalry Red and took his team into the lead but during the dying minutes of the match Manupal Godara converted a 40 yard penalty and won the match with 5.5 goals to 5.
Scorers for Cavalry (Red) were Samir Suhag (3), Lt Col Atul Gupta (1), Capt Sameer Chaudhary (1). Manupal Godara was lone scorer for Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse who scored all 3 goals.

 

Score Board
Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup - (Open with handicap)
Jan 28 - Feb 1, 2009
WINNER:  SIMBHAOLI / HIMALAYAN HORSE
Date Pool Time Teams Venue Score Winner
Jan 28 A 3:00pm Simbhaoli / Himalayan Horse Vs Navy/RVC AEC 13- 6.5 Simbhaoli / Himalayan Horse
Jan 29 A 1:30pm Cavalry / Carnoustie Vs Navy/RVC AEC 16- 7.5 Cavalry / Carnoustie
Jan 29 B 3:30pm Cavalry Red Vs Jindal / Sahgal JPG 5 - 3.5 Cavalry Red
Jan 31 A 2:30pm Cavalry / Carnoustie Vs Simbhaoli / Himalayan Horse JPG 7.5 - 4 Simbhaoli / Himalayan Horse
Jan 31 B 3:30pm Cavalry Red Vs Jindal / Sahgal JPG 4.5 - 4 Jindal/Sahgal
Feb 1 Final 3:30pm Simbhaoli Vs Cavalry Red JPG  5.5 - 5 Simbhaoli / Himalayan Horse
 AEC - Army Equestrian Centre, JPG - Jaipur Polo Ground
  

Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup (Open with handicap)

TEAMS
POOL A POOL B
CAVALRY / CARNOUSTIE CAVALRY RED
1. Lt Col Navjit Sandhu
2. Mr Jagdeep Kairon
3. Maj Ravi Rathore
Bk. Lt Col Tarun Sirohi
+4
 +0
+3
+4
1. Lt Col Atul Gupta
2. Capt Sameer Chaudhary
3. Capt Vishal Chauhan
Bk. Mr Sameer Suhag
 +3
+1
+2
+5
Total +11 Total +11
SIMBHAOLI / HIMALAYAN HORSE JINDAL SAHGAL
1. Jagat Singh
2. Mr Angad Singh
3. Mr Abhimanyu Pathak
Bk. Mr Manupal Godara
 +1
+0
+2
+4
1. Mr Gaurav Sahgal
2. Mr Simran Shergill
3. Mr Dhruvpal Godara
Bk. Mr Rajesh Sahgal
+0
+3
+4
+1
  Total +7 Total +10
NAVY / RVC  
1. Another
2. Mr Baljinder Dhillon
3. Lt A Panchal
Bk. Maj A Samantray
+
+0
+0
+1
   
Total +    


Jan 28, 2009
Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup (Open with Handicap) polo tournament started today with five teams participating. The tournament is played on half league basis. Opening match of the Delhi Spring Polo Season was played today at the Army Equestrian Centre as first league match of Rao Raja Haunt Singh Cup between Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse and Navy/RVC. Navy//RVC was a low goal team and started their game with 5.5 goal on handicap and Lt A Panchal was able to score a goal in the 4th chukker whereas Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse was a strong team. They scored 13 goals. Manupal Godara scored 7 goals, Abhimanyu Pathak, Angad Singh and Jagat Singh added 2 goals each for their team.

Jan 29, 2009
The league matches of Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup (Open with Handicap) were played today
at the Jaipur Polo Ground and the Army Equestrian Centre Polo Ground. Cavalry/Carnoustie beat Navy/RVC by 16 goals to 7.5 and Cavalry (Red) beat Jindal/Sahgal by 5 goals to 3.5.
The first match of the day played between Cavalry/Carnoustie and Navy/RVC at the Army Equestrian Centre Polo Ground. Navy//RVC was a low goal team and started their game with 7.5 goals on handicap and were unable to scorer while Cavalry/Carnoustie scored 16 goals through Maj Ravi Rathore (6), Lt Col Navjit Sandhu (5), Capt Arjun Patil (4) and Lt Col Tarun Sirohi (1).
The second match of the day was played at the Jaipur Polo Ground between Cavalry (Red) and Jindal/Sahgal. Dhruvpal Godara scored first goal for Jindal/Sahgal who started with 1/2 goal on handicap while Samir Suhag opened the account for Cavalry (Red) by converting a 60 yard penalty in the 1st chukker. Second chukker was goal less. In the 3rd chukker Simran Shergill scored a goal for Jindal/Sahgal to increase their lead by 2.5 to 1, but after that the combination of
Cavalry (Red) came forward and Samir Suhag scored two brilliant goals including one spot hit almost from 80 yards. Lt Col Atul Gupta added one more goal by converting a 40 yard penalty. In 4th and final chukker Capt Vishal Chouhan scored a goal for Cavalry (Red) to increase their lead by 5 to 2.5 but in last minutes of chukker Dhruvpal Godara also converted a 40 yard penalty for Jindal/Sahgal to reduce the margin by 3.5 goals to 5. Scorers for Cavalry (Red) were - Samir Suhag (3), Lt Col Atul Gupta (1), Capt Vishal Chauhan (1). Scorers for Jindal/Sahgal were - Dhruvpal Godara (2), Simran Shergill (1) and started with 1/2 goal on handicap.

Jan 31. 2009
The last league matches of Rao Raja Hanut Singh Cup (Open with Handicap) were played today at the Jaipur Polo Ground. Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse beat Cavalry/Carnoustie by 7.5 goals to 4 and Cavalry (Red) beat Jindal/Sahgal by 5 goals to 4.
The last league match of Pool A was played today between Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse and Cavalry/Carnoustie. Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse was a 7 goal team and Cavalry/Carnoustie was a 11 goal team so as Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse team had a jump start with 2.5 goals on handicap and scored 2 brilliant goals, through one goal by Abhimanyu Pathak and one by conversion of a 40 yard penalty through Manupal Godara whereas Lt Col Navjit Sandhu converted a long spot hit approx 80 yards as 1st goal of Cavalry/Carnoustie. 2nd chukker was totally in favour in Cavalry/Carnoustie in which they scored two goals, one through Lt Col Tarun Sirohi and one conversion of 40 yard penalty through Lt Col Navjit Sandhu whereas Simbhoali/Himalayan Horse could not scored any goal in this chukker. In the 3rd chukker both teams added one goal each in their score line. Maj Ravi Rathore converted a 30 yard penalty
for Cavalry/Carnoustie and Manupal Godara converted a 40 yard penalty for  Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse.The score was 5.5 to 3 in favour of Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse at the end of 3rd chukker. The last and final chukker played on a very fast pace both teams came forwarded with their best pony power and played superbly. Manupal Godara scored 2 goals to make sure victory of their team and entered in the finals of tournament. Scorers for
Simbhaoli/Himalayan Horse were - Manupal Godara (4), Abhimanyu Pathak (1). Scorers for Cavalry/Carnoustie were - Lt Col Navjit Sandhu (2), Lt Col Tarun Sirohi (1), Maj Ravi Rathore (1).
The second match of the day was played between Cavalry (Red) and Jindal Sahgal as continuation of Pool B match. In the earlier match Cavalry (Red) beat Jindal/Sahgal by 5 goals to 3.5. Jindal/Sahgal team was a 10 goal team and Cavalry (Red) was a 11 goal team so as Jindal/Sahgal teams have to start their match with 1/2 goal on handicap but being 1.5 goal lead in earlier match by Cavalry (Red), the today's match started with one goal lead by Cavalry (Red). Cavalry (Red) put pressure on their opponents from the very beginning for the 1st chukker and scored 2 goals through Samir Suhag (one field goal and one 60 yard conversion) while Dhruvpal Godara opened the account for Jindal/Sahgal. In the 2nd chukker Cavalry (Red) again scored 2
goals through Samir Suhag (conversion of 40 yard) and one goal by Capt Vishal Chauhan while Jindal/Sahgal could not make any target in this chukker. In the 3rd chukker Jindal/Sahgal scored 2 goals through Rajesh Sahgal (spot hit) and Dhruvpal Godara (conversion of 40 yard penalty). The score was 5 goals to 3 in favour of Cavalry (Red) at the end of 3rd chukker. In the last chukker Dhruvpal Godara converted a 40 yard penalty and reduced the margin to 4 goals to 5. Scorers for Cavalry (Red) were - Samir Suhag (3), Capt Vishal Chauhan (1) and started with 1 goal lead. Scorers for Jindal/Sahgal were - Dhruvpal Godara (3), Rajesh Sahgal (1).