Jaipur, Aug 2: The Royal Jaipur Polo team is flying high. It will participate in a series of exhibition matches in the United States. The team, captained by Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur (1 handicap), will leave for the US this week. The matches will be played in Santa Barbara, California and in New York in the coming fortnight.
The other players of the team are Fateh Singh ( 1 handicap), Ransher Singh Rathore (2 handicap) and Abhimanyu Pathak (5 handicap)
In Santa Barbara, California, the host is the US Polo Association’s Pacific Coast Circuit Governor, Patrick M. Nesbitt. Later this week they will play matches against the Santa Barbara team at the Santa Barbara Polo Club and at the Bella Vista Polo Club.
Next week, matches in New York are planned by Bruce Colley of the Mashomak Polo Club, and they will play two matches against the New York team in the Hamptons and at Mashomak Polo Club in Pine Plains, New York.
The team’s sponsorer for the US tour is city-based jewellers – Sanjay Kasliwal Jewellery – 971 Madison Avenue, New York. The team’s uniform partner is Polo Factory.