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Hendrick’s Gin returns to the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament 2014 to help raise funds for The Thai Elephant Conservation Center

August 20, 2014 Destination Thailand No Comments Email Email

William Grant & Sons is proud to announce Hendrick’s Gin as a returning sponsor of the 2014 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, taking place at the VR Sports Club Bangkok from 27 – 31 August, 2014.

Celebrity cameos will join forces with seasoned pros as this uniquely Thai sports adventure hits the field over several days of eye-opening, noisy, fun-filled polo – played out on a gargantuan scale!unnamed (22)

This year’s competition will feature Hendrick’s own team comprising celebrities Metinee “Lukkade” Metinee Kingpayome Sharples and Edward Sharples, together with Sonia Couling (Pim Couling-Vacharasinthu) and Paul-Dominique Win Vacharasinthu. The tournament is held each year to raise funds and awareness for The Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC).

Hendrick’s will play host to William Grant & Sons’ Regional Portfolio Ambassador, Zachary Connor De Git, who along with Bangkok’s top five cocktail pros – Nath Arj-Harn from Hyde&Seek, “ChaCha” from Ku De Ta, “Thump” from Perfume Bar, “Bass” from Junker Bar and Vipop Jinaphan from Sugar Ray – will each create a Hendrick’s Gin cocktail inspired by the Elephant Polo tournament. In addition, In addition, some of these participating bars will hold a month-long promotion after elephant polo where 10% of the profits from the sales of Hendrick’s Gin will be donated to the two appointed charities.

Don’t miss the year’s most incredible and oft-bizarre crucible of sporting excellence – and possibly the largest outdoor photo opportunity in Thailand! Come along and join in the fun, support The Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) and experience the awesome spirit of the 2014 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament.

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