It was an all out battle between the Horse Trainers and the Jockeys as horse racing and polo met on the polo field at the Phoenix park, Dublin for the Kildare Village and Curated by Design Centre All Ireland Polo Fundraiser .The day was all in a good cause with proceeds raised going to the Irish injured Jockey Fund.
The teams included well known Jockeys Rachael Blackmore, Pat Taaffe, Nina Carberry, Colin Keane, Alejo Aita Tagle and Gary Carroll while the Trainers taking part in the match included Tony Martin, Andy McNamara, Ado McGuinness Gavin Cromwell ,Tony Mullins,Sarah Lynam and Derville Meade
The afternoon started with a bottega gold Prosecco reception followed by afternoon tea while guests enjoyed an afternoon of Polo , However the match of the afternoon was the charity match where the Jockeys took on the trainers.
Later in the evening apres polo party began!
John Healy and Maria Collins
Pictures by Brian McEvoy