JUBILANT Harry smiled after winning a charity polo tournament.
The 37-year-old Duke of Sussex scored a hat trick in his first match and again in the second.
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Thunder rumbled overhead as players received individual prizes, before they were able to lift the Sentable ISPS Handa polo cup together.
Open Levita was a seven-year old chestnut mare ridden during Harry’s first game. He won best playing pony.
This tournament raises awareness for Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale which helps children affected by Aids and poverty in Lesotho or Botswana.
Harry led the Sentebale team named after the charity to victory in its first match, scoring the first goal.
The final score against US Polo Assn was 4.
Harry charged from one side of the pitch to another to score again in the second game against Royal Salute.
One commentator said that: “He went coast to coast, like buttered toast.”
Harry saddled up with his friend, Argentine polo player Nacho Figueras, 45.
They also were part of a team that included Grant Gazi as well as Steve Cox.
He said ahead of the tournament: “We’re delighted to return to the stunning grounds of Aspen Valley Polo Club.
“Sixteen years ago, Prince Seeiso and I founded Sentebale in honour of our mothers’ work in HIV, and named after my mum’s favourite flower, the ‘forget-me-not’ in Sesotho, representing our commitment to always remembering and advocating for those in need.
“We are proud to be able give support to the young people in Lesotho, Botswana, to help them feel empowered, healthy and resilient and to thrive.
“The funds raised this year will be invested in these communities at a critical time, as inequalities have been exacerbated by the pandemic.
“We are enormously grateful to our partners and supporters here today, especially our long-standing title sponsor, ISPS Handa, for making the day possible.”