Thousands turn out for Cowdray Park Polo Club's final of the British Open Polo Championship - in pictures

More than 12,000 visitors were welcomed to Cowdray Park Polo Club at the weekend.

What a day!
What a day!

On Sunday, July 21, the club hosted the final of the King Power Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship. Ahead of one of the most thrilling matches of recent years, which ended with a 13-12 victory to Dubai in extra time, the RAF Falcons dropped onto the pitch, the Petworth Town Band entertained crowds in traditional style, and a variety of singers entertained from the bandstand. See the pictures from the event here.

Gold Cup presentations to the winning team Dubai W & G

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Petworth Town Band
You can't have polo with out Pimms!
Visitors enjoyed a picnic in the sun
Entertainment on the bandstand
One of the stands had equestrian artwork for sale
One of the stalls at the event
The RAF Falcons dropped onto the polo field
The Gold Cup
The retail village
Time for a spot of shopping
Spot anyone you know?
12,000 visitors attended the event
The Cowdray snack bar
The Gold Cup girls at pitchside