SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2018GATES OPEN: 1:00 PMPOLO MATCH: 3:00 PM
England’s Centtrip Wales Polo Team (aka Royal Polo Team), returns to Oak Brook to compete for the prestigious ButlerInternational & Prince of Wales Cup on Sunday, September 9that 3:00 p.m. at the Prince of Wales Field. Spectators are invited to don their ‘British best’ as both teams face off in a 12-goal, four chukker, historic international championship match.
Oak Brook Polo Club has a long history of hosting teams from other countries and is honored to have the Wales team return. The ButlerInternational & Prince of Wales Cupwas inaugurated in 1986 when the England Team, captained by Prince Charles, played against Oak Brook. It was Michael Butler who invited the Prince to play, which turned into a four-day visit to Chicago and Boston. A 4-goal polo player at the time, Prince Charles would play his premier U.S. appearance with a British team at Oak Brook.