30th Annual PACE Polo For Heart June 19 - 21

    Three days of non-stop action & activities for charity

    RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 16 /CNW/ - Experience the thrill of polo at the
30th Annual PACE Polo For Heart charity tournament June 19, 20 and 21 at the
beautiful Gormley Polo Centre in Richmond Hill. Daily shows begin at 12:30
p.m. The K-9 Performing Dogs and Polo Pony - Mercedes Benz Parade kick things
off at 12:30 p.m. followed by two exciting matches of international polo. Polo
players from Argentina, Ireland, Barbados and the U.S. will compete with
Canada's top riders. The award-winning Canadian Cowgirls precision drill team
perform their dangerous and daring maneuvers on horseback at half-time.
Everyone is invited on-field between games for the traditional "Champagne
Divot Stomp" while members of the Descenders Parachute Club land amidst the
crowd. Off-field action includes dozens of boutiques, a food court, pony
rides, children's face painting, "Art Walk", Sony photo centre, miniature
ponies, live bands and the popular Best Hat and Best Picnic contests.
    PACE Polo For Heart is conveniently located at 13401 Leslie Street, just
south of Bloomington Road and west of Hwy 404. Tickets are $15 with children
under 12 free. Proceeds to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, and Southlake's
Regional Cardiac Care program. For more information visit

    Daily Schedule:

    12:30 p.m. - K9 Performing Dogs
    12:50 p.m. - Polo Pony/Mercedes Benz Parade
     1:00 p.m. - Polo Match No. 1
     2:00 p.m. - Champagne Divot Stomp
                 Canadian Cowgirls Precision Riders
                 Skydivers landing onto the field
     3:00 p.m. - Polo Match No. 2
     4:00 p.m. - Mix and Mingle with the Riders and Horses
                 Live entertainment

    Visuals: Horses, Riders, Dogs, Fancy Picnics, Fancy Hats, Boutiques,
Ponies, Displays, Kite Flyers (Sunday only from 11:00 a.m. - noon).

For further information:

For further information: Jackie Cousins, (416) 543-7700,

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