PINK POLO — Breast Cancer Awareness
Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club could not have wished for a better start to the landmarked new season when it hosted the traditional Pink Polo Exhibition match at their state-of-the-art polo club in Abu Dhabi.
This was the 10th edition of Pink Polo Day, an event which hopes to raise awareness for breast cancer and dealing with the illness. The highlight of day filled with exciting activities and entertainment was the polo match between YAS Properties Polo Team and the hosts, Ghantoot Polo Team. Victory went to the visitors who scored 6 goals against 3 by Ghantoot. Ali Al Marri stole the show with a high-level display of polo during which he scored a goal in each of the game’s four chukkers. The activities also feature a demonstration by the Abu Dhabi K9s dog unit show, jiu jitsu and more after the traditional Balloon release ceremony.
There were several marquees at the venue where women could undergo random tests for breast cancer and the reassuring message that was delivered was that the treatment in the UAE is free while the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) also encourages all women in the UAE, nationals and residents to avail of the screenings for the early detection of breast cancer.