Cable Beach in Broome is to host one of
Australia’s only beach polo events on Sunday, 23 May 2010.
Paspaley Beach Polo 2010 will see Australia’s top professional
polo players competing for the Paspaley Cup against the
spectacular backdrop of Australia’s Kimberley coast.
event is the initiative of Marilynne Paspaley AM, Founder of
Pinctada Hotels & Resorts, and Janek Gazecki of Polo Enterprises
Australia who launched Australia’s Polo in the City series.
Janek Gazecki said Paspaley Beach Polo heralds an exciting new
era for Australian polo as iconic Cable Beach joins only a handful
of exotic locations around the world to host beach polo - Miami in
the USA, Poole in the UK, Dubai in the UAE and Goa in India.
“Beach polo tournaments are rare because they require a
specific mix of sand consistency, tidal considerations and beach
gradient - Cable Beach has it all, along with sweeping sands,
turquoise waters and the distinctive red pindan earth of the
Kimberley,” he said. “It’s the perfect location to stage this
unique sporting spectacle, which will see our top polo players,
headed by Australian captain Glen Gilmore, in action on the
The event is free for the general public
to enjoy from the sand dunes of Cable Beach while major sponsor
Pinctada Hotels & Resorts together with naming rights sponsor
Paspaley will host a VIP marquee on the sand.
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