Last week saw the launch of this summer’s Chestertons Polo in the Park 2014, with a reception held at theMandarin Oriental Hyde Park.

Players

Some of the world’s most respected players attended the reception, including George Meyrick, who will be captaining City AM Team London; Oscar Mancini, the legendary Argentine captain for Air Europa Team Buenos Aires; and four time winner, Jamie Morrison, captain of Team New York.

All three captains will compete for glory alongside the other three teams: Team Abu Dhabi, Mandarin Oriental Team Beijing and IG Team Sydney, in the UK’s largest polo event on the 6-8 June.

Luck of the draw

In addition to the team draw, the evening was used to announce the new title sponsor, estate agents Chestertons (formerly Chesterton Humberts).

Now in its sixth year, Chestertons Polo is at the birthplace of modern Polo, Hurlingham Park.Last year, more than 25,000 people attended the event