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7th Annual Haviland Hollow Charity Cup Will Benefit Pegasus Therapeutic Riding and the Rider’s Closet

Jul 31st, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

31th July 2015 Sam Ramirez, Jr. and his wife, Fabiana, announce the 7th Annual Haviland Hollow Charity Cup at their farm in Patterson, N.Y., on Saturday, August 22, to benefit Pegasus Therapeutic Riding and The Rider’s Closet. The family-friendly polo event will be co-hosted by Sam and Fabiana, equestrian and Rider’s Closet founder Georgina Bloomberg, […]



Alegria Assist Card, Las Monjitas Advance to USPA Piaget Gold Cup Semifinals

Mar 16th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

16 Mar 2015 Las Monjitas Shuts Out Lechuza Caracas 10-6 Alegria Assist Card and Las Monjitas secured places in the USPA Piaget Gold Cup semifinals, winning their respective quarterfinal matches Sunday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC). Alegria Assist Card took Valiente 14-8, and Las Monjitas defeated Lechuza Caracas 10-6 in the featured […]



Alegria Assist Card Takes It to the Limit

Mar 12th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

12 Mar 2015 Defeats Engel & Völkers 14-8 Alegria Assist Card defeated Engel & Völkers 14-8 on Wednesday, March 11 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) as play continued in the 26-goal USPA Piaget Gold Cup. Alegria                                   Engel & Völkers Julian Mannix   4                   *Carlitos Gracida  […]



Polo: England back to their winning ways at Hickstead

Mar 10th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Mar 2015 England won the International Arena Polo Test Match at the All England Polo Club on Saturday (7 March), beating Ireland 18-13 to claim the Bryan Morrison Trophy. With the two highest-goal teams in the fixture’s history lining up for the match, it was always going to be close – and at half […]



Palm Beach Illustrated and Tonkawa Clinch Spots in Iglehart Cup Final

Mar 4th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

4 Mar 2015 Smooth Sailing for Palm Beach Illustrated in 10-7 Win Over CT Energia   Palm Beach Illustrated and Tonkawa will advance to the 20-goal Iglehart Cup Final on Saturday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC). In Tuesday’s semifinals, Palm Beach Illustrated bested CT Energia 10-7 and Tonkawa took Villa del Lago […]



Orchard Hill Thunders to 16-13 Win in C.V. Whitney Cup Final

Mar 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

2 Mar 2015 Orchard Hill galloped away with the C.V. Whitney Cup on the Engel & Völkers field Sunday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC), besting Alegria 16-13 in the 26-goal tournament final. Orchard Hill’s Facundo Pieres was named MVP and his sixth-chukker mount, NutraSweet, won Best Playing Pony. The Stella Artois “She’s […]



Las Monjitas, Lechuza Caracas Slide Into Position for Les Armour Final Sola Seals the Deal for Las Monjitas in OT With 12-11 Win Over FlexJet

Feb 27th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

27 Feb 2015 Las Monjitas defeated FlexJet 12-11 in overtime during the semifinal of the Les Armour Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) on Thursday. Las Monjitas                          FlexJet Segundo Merlos   A                Melissa Ganzi   A Facundo Sola   8T                  Gonzalito Pieres   9 Eduardo Astrada   9                Miguel Astrada   9 Sebastian Merlos   9               Nic […]



Meet Joey Casey, Owner of Palm City Polo Club

Feb 27th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

27 Feb 2015 Joey Casey, one of the most respected American players in the sport, brings his wealth of expertise to his new club Palm City Polo Club in Boynton Beach. Joey Casey is internationally known as a top polo professional, breeder and trainer of polo ponies. Photo by Alannah Castro.   Casey said he […]



U.S. Open Champ Alegria and Orchard Hill Snag Spots in C.V. Whitney Final

Feb 26th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

26 Feb 2015 Defending U.S. Open champion Alegria defeated Audi/Millarville 15-11 Wednesday to advance to the final of the C.V. Whitney 26-goal tournament at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. In the process, Julian Mannix garnered family bragging rights over big brother Freddie Mannix, who played on the opposing Audi/Millarville team. The two Mannix brothers […]



Enigma’s Jerome Wirth Leads Sixth Chukker Comeback Against Valiente

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

13rd Feb 2015 The International Polo Club Palm Beach was a hotbed of action Thursday, hosting three games as the Ylvisaker Cup continued. A battle between two powerhouse teams resulted in Enigma defeating Valiente in overtime 12-11. Lucchese won by the same spread in regulation play, taking Casablanca 13-12, and Orchard Hill beat FlexJet 10-8. Palm […]



Smooth Ride for Coca-Cola

Feb 12th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

Coca-Cola defeated Gateway Merchants 13-7 as the 20-goal Ylvisaker Cup continued Wednesday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Coca-Cola                           Gateway Merchants Gillian Johnston   2               Marianito Obregon   7 Sugar Erskine   6                  Mariano Gracida   4 Julio Arellano   8                   Matias Magrini   8 Mason Wroe   4                    Scott Swerdlin   A**  **Nico Escobar substituted for Scott Swerdlin in chukkers 4, […]



Villa del Lago Takes Over the Game

Feb 11th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

11 Feb 2015 Villa del Lago defeated Tonkawa 17-13 as bracket play continued in the Ylvisaker Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Villa del Lago                           Tonkawa Jim Zenni   A                              Jeff Hildebrand   A Agustin Obregon   5                   Gonzalo Deltour   7 Polito Pieres   9                          Inaki LaPrida   7 Julian de Lusarreta   6               Jeff Blake   6 Agustin Obregon […]



Casablanca Defeats Gateway Merchants in Dramatic Ylvisaker Cup Action

Feb 10th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

10th Feb 2015 The second game of the Ylvisaker Cup between Casablanca and Gateway Merchants was postponed and then resumed nine days later after Luis Escobar suffered a fall in the fifth chukker that necessitated transport to Delray Medical Center. Escobar is making significant improvements and is expected to make a full recovery. Casablanca weathered […]



Valiente and Coca-Cola Both Win 9-8 in OT

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

09th Feb 2015 Of the four games Friday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, three ended 9-8 (two of them in overtime) as the Ylvisaker Cup continued. In the OT matches, Valiente beat CT Energia and Coca-Cola took Lucchese. Casablanca completed its 9-8 win over Tonkawa in regulation time, and Villa del Lago bested […]



Enigma Wins in a Fight to the Finish

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

09th Feb 2015 In breathless overtime play that almost went into an eighth chukker, Enigma beat Palm Beach Illustrated 14-13 in Sunday’s featured match on Engel & Völkers field in the Ylvisaker Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Two additional matches in the tournament ended with the same scores (12-8) as Orchard Hill defeated CT Energia […]



Enigma Throws a Wrench into Audi’s Engine

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

06th Feb 2015 In one of the widest victory margins in high-goal play this season, Enigma rolled over Audi 16-10 Thursday in the Ylvisaker Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Not once did Enigma let go of its lead or give Audi even the slightest chance to tie the score. Enigma                                 Audi Jerome […]



FlexJet Follows Flight Plan to Victory

Feb 5th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

5 Feb 2015 Lands Ahead of Palm Beach Illustrated 13-11 FlexJet beat Palm Beach Illustrated 13-11 in the 20-goal Ylvisaker Cup on Wednesday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. FlexJet                            Palm Beach Illustrated Melissa Ganzi   A            Jared Zenni   3 Rodrigo Andrade   9        Tommy Collingwood   5 Miguel Astrada   9            Michel Dorignac   6 Cody Ellis   2                    […]



CHESTERTONS POLO IN THE PARK APPOINTS REVOLUTION SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT

Feb 4th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

4 Feb 2015 Chestertons Polo in the Park, one of London’s most exciting and popular outdoor events, has appointed Revolution Sports + Entertainment to market the event and build its profile in the consumer and lifestyle media, maintaining its position as the highlight to the start of the summer sporting and social calendar. Now in […]



TICKETS GO ON SALE FOR CHESTERTONS POLO IN THE PARK

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

03rd Feb 2015 Tickets go on sale today for one of London’s most hotly anticipated summer sport and social events, Chestertons Polo in the Park, which takes place on 5, 6, & 7 June 2015 in Hurlingham Park, Fulham. Now in its seventh year, the three-day sporting spectacle – which is part of the City […]



Audi Turns On the Cruise Control, Beats CT Energia 12-10 in Ylvisaker Cup

Feb 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

02th Feb 2015 The fields at the International Polo Club Palm Beach on Sunday at times looked more like a Formula One racetrack than a polo grounds, as players ran each other ragged (or tried their hardest to) in three whiz-bang 20-goal games in the Ylvisaker Cup. Some of the highest-speed and most hotly contested […]



Valiente Zooms Past FlexJet 9-7 in 2015 Ylvisaker Cup Opener

Feb 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

02th Feb 2015 Maintaining consistent leads over their opponents, Valiente took FlexJet 9-7 and Coca-Cola beat Tonkawa 12-8 in Saturday’s 20-goal Ylvisaker Cup opener at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. FlexJet                               Valiente Melissa Ganzi   A               Tommy Beresford   2 Cody Ellis   2                      Peke Gonzales   1 Miguel Astrada   9              Santi Torres   7 Rodrigo […]



Orchard Hill Beats Villa del Lago 15-13 in Joe Barry Cup Final; Audi Takes Lechuza Caracas for a Ride in Bobby Barry Cup Final, 12-10

Jan 26th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

26th Jan 2015 Two points made all the difference Sunday in the finals of both the Joe Barry Cup and the Bobby Barry Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. In the featured match on Engel & Völkers field, Orchard Hill lit the afterburners in the last two chukkers, snatching the […]



CT Energia Cranks Up the Voltage Beats Palm Beach Illustrated 13-12 in Joe Barry Subsidiary

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

24 Jan 2015 The buzz on (and off) the field this week at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida, has been about three things:  teamwork, teamwork and teamwork. That’s always been the name of the game in this sport, of course. But when you have a three-week stretch of 20-goal polo, the […]



Wellington (USA): Villa del Lago Squeezes Past Enigma 11-10 in Joe Barry Cup Semifinals

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

22 Jan 2015 One point made all the difference Wednesday, earning Villa del Lago a seat at the dinner table next Sunday in the Joe Barry Cup Finals at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. Villa del Lago beat Enigma in the semifinals, maintaining a razor-thin lead in the last two chukkers […]



Merchant Hub Flies Over FlexJet,11-8

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

19 Jan 2015 Enigma Pours Over Coca-cola, 14-13 Villa del Lago Secures a Spot in Semifinals   Three matches kept the fields hopping Sunday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida, as the Joe Barry Tournament moved into its third week. Villa del Lago continued its winning streak, beating Lechuza Caracas 15-10 […]



Wellington: Lucchese Stands 2-0 After 13-12 Win Over Audi

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

15 Jan 2015 The International Polo Club Palm Beach’s Joe Barry Cup continued Wednesday in Wellington, Florida, with Lucchese taking Audi 13-12 at Everglades Polo Club and Tonkawa trouncing CT Energia 10-5 at IPC.   Lucchese                         Audi John Muse A                   Marc Ganzi 1 Magoo LaPrida 8         […]



Villa del Lago Pops the Lid on Coca-Cola for 13-12 Win in Joe Barry Cup

Jan 12th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

12 Jan 2015 Coca-Cola owned the field for the first four chukkers of Sunday’s featured match against Villa del Lago in the 2015 Joe Barry Cup on Engel & Völkers Field at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. But in the end, the “Polito factor” (which had been giving Coca-Cola a caffeine […]



USA: Lucchese Boots It in 13-11 Over CT Energia

Jan 12th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

12 Jan 2015 Audi Speeds Past Tonkawa in Second Half – Wins 10-8  Two points made all the difference in both games Saturday as the 2015 Joe Barry Cup continued at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. Lucchese took CT Energia 13-11, and Audi bested Tonkawa 10-8.   Game 1 – Lucchese […]



Team Villa del Lago is Victorious in the First Leg of the Joe Barry Memorial Cup

Jan 8th, 2015 | By | Category: English Polo News

8 Jan 2015 The second tournament of the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) season, the Joe Barry Memorial Cup, got underway on a glorious day on the Everglades field. Both sides of the field were lined with spectators of polo enthusiasts. Villa del Lago and Merchant Hub, met today to battle it out in […]



SENTEBALE POLO CUP PRESENTED BY ROYAL SALUTE WORLD POLO CELEBRATED WITH ROYAL FLAIR IN ABU DHABI

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

21st Nov 2014 Today, Prince Harry was at Ghantoot Polo & Racing Club as he took part in the Sentebale Polo Cup presented by Royal Salute World Polo in Abu Dhabi. Royal Salute Polo Ambassador and former England Captain Malcolm Borwick played for the third time alongside Prince Harry, who was awarded as the Most […]



U.S. Trust Team’s Kampsen, Ganzi and Finlayson Win Inaugural U.S. Polo Assn. Central Park Polo Challenge

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

22 Sep 2014 The Central Park Horse Show (CPHS), presented by Rolex and produced by The Chronicle of the Horse, concluded a fantastic inaugural event on Sunday with matinee performances and an afternoon of polo in Central Park’s Trump Rink in New York City. The U.S. Polo Assn. Central Park Polo Challenge served as the weekend’s finale competition […]



Haviland Hollow Charity Cup to Benefit Pegasus and the Rider’s Closet

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

03rd Sept 2014 Sam Ramirez, Jr., will host a charity polo match at his Haviland Hollow Farm in Patterson, N.Y., on September 20, 2014, to benefit The Rider’s Closet, the Wings program at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, and JDRF. The Haviland Hollow Charity Cup will feature lunch, a silent auction and a polo match from 1-4pm […]



TEAM E.I. STURDZA INVESTMENT FUNDS WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS HUBLOT POLO GOLD CUP GSTAAD FINAL 2014

Aug 25th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

25.08.2014 Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad – 21st to 24th August, 2014   The glorious sun began to shine just in time for the conclusion of the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad Tournament. Team E.I. Sturdza Investment Funds played spectacular polo to steal the title away from last year’s winners Team Gstaad Palace in a […]



A DAZZLING START TO THE 19TH EDITION OF THE HUBLOT POLO GOLD CUP GSTAAD

Aug 25th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

25th Aug 2014 Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad – 21st to 24th August, 2014  Crowds of fun loving spectators from around the world have descended upon the picturesque village of Gstaad for a weekend of world-class polo and entertainment at the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad Tournament. The opening day saw the glorious sun shining […]



Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad – August 21st to August 24th, 2014

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

18 Aug 2014 High-Goal Polo comes back to Gstaad for an exclusive weekend. Argentinian sun should shine on Gstaad this weekend for the traditional polo tournament, supported by Hublot. The organisers are looking forward to welcoming some of the world’s best polo players to Gstaad-Saanen airport fields for a closely-fought competition. This year again, big […]



ARGENTINA BATTLED IT OUT WITH ENGLAND TO WIN THE COVETED CORONATION CUP

Jul 29th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

29 July 2014 ROYAL SALUTE SCOTCH WHISKY – OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE AUDI INTERNATIONAL – WHERE ARGENTINA BATTLED IT OUT WITH ENGLAND TO WIN THE COVETED CORONATION CUP On Saturday 26th July 2014, the Audi International – the most high-profile polo event of the British Polo Season – took place at Guards Polo Club in […]



Longines GCT: City Polo joins world-class show jumping in London

Jul 10th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 July 2014 The Longines Global Champions Tour of London will host Arena Polo in the heart of the city at this summer’s spectacular equestrian event at Horse Guards Parade Ground. This exceptional and historic stage will be the venue for a truly exciting spectacle as City Polo brings the “Sport of Kings” to equestrian fans […]



Ed Armstrong’s Hun-Tre Polo Tours Travel To Birthplace Of Modern Polo In November

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

08 July 2014 Traditional polo teams in Manipur. Photo courtesy of Ed Armstrong. Known as the birthplace of modern polo, Manipur is the next destination for Ed Armstrong’s Hun-Tre Polo Tours. Created by the longtime polo player and event organizer, a unique one-of-a-kind polo travel experience called Origins is scheduled for November 23-29. It will […]



Nic Roldan Builds PoloGear® Brand Overseas and Plays With Royal Princes

Jun 29th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

29 June 2014 On the field professional 8-goal polo player Nic Roldan is a dynamo of talent, and his passion for the “Sport of Kings” is more than a game, it is a way of life. Roldan packed his bags, shipped his horses and flew to the United Kingdom for the summer season, bringing not […]



Piaget and Royal Salute Polo teams go head to head in theGoldin Group Charity Polo Cup on 22nd June 2014

Jun 25th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

25 June 2014 Sunday 22nd June saw the Goldin Group Charity Polo Cup 2014 take place at Beaufort Polo Club sponsored by Goldin Group and its Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club. The Piaget and Royal Salute teams battled it out on the famous field in Beaufort Polo Club, Tetbury, Gloucestershire which brought home a victory […]



Canada: Canadian Eventing Team named for WEG

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

22 June 2014 The Equine Canada Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee has announced the names of the Canadian Eventing Team who will compete in the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, FRA, August 28 – 31, 2014. Selected according to the qualification thresholds and selection procedure, four rider/horse combinations are named to the Team. Named […]



Phelps Media Group Launches New PSpolo.com Website

Jun 10th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

10 June 2014 Phelps Media Group, Inc. International (PMG), well-known for its award-winning equestrian coverage and leading public relations firm in the industry, has launched PSpolo.com, the Internet’s newest worldwide polo news information site. PSpolo.com is a centralized news source for polo enthusiasts offering up-to-the-minute coverage of the polo world at the local, state, national […]



Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad –21st- 24th August 2014

Jun 6th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

6 June 2014 Gstaad welcomes top sport to the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Since its inception in 1996, the event has established itself on the European circuit and in 2014, will once again welcome some of the world’s best players, including tournament regulars Eduardo and Frankie Menendez (ARG). Matches take place on the fields of […]



Palm Beach Polo Wins PoloGear® Challenge Cup; Kris Kampsen Named Most Valuable Player

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

20 May 2014 Polo Gear co-founders and awards presenters Gary Fellers and Jeanette Sassoon with Palm Beach Polo’s winning team of Kris Kampsen, Carlos Gracida Jr., Brandon Phillips and Glenn Straub. Photo by Scott Fisher Palm Beach Polo came from behind to capture the coveted PoloGear® Challenge Cup with a thrilling 11-10 victory over Pony […]



Cedar Crest Stables Wins Founders Cup At 5th Annual International GPL Tournament; Chip McKenney Named MVP

Apr 8th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

WELLINGTON, FL-April 6, 2014––For the third consecutive year, Cedar Crest Stables captured the Founders Cup Saturday at the 5th Annual International Gay Polo League Tournament at Grand Champions Polo Club. Cedar Crest Stables (Jed Pearsall, Phil Tremo, Chip McKenney, Miguel Novillo Astrada) defeated Gordon W. Ross Team ReMAX (Mark Bennett, Frank Galdon, Gordon W. Ross, […]



Coca-Cola Edges Flight Options In Final Minute Of Opening Game Of 110th Maserati U.S. Open

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

03 April 2014   Alejandro Novillo Astrada (4) of Flight Options leans out of his saddle to maintain possession with Sebastian Merlos (2) of Coca-Cola defending. Photo by Scott Fisher The Flight Options-Coca-Cola matchup was anyone’s game until the final minute. With the game tied at 9-9 with 1:09 left in regulation, Sebastian Merlos worked […]



La Martina: Official Supplier of The 5th Annual International Gay Polo Week Presented by Cobble Court Interiors

Mar 28th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

28 March 2014 The 5th Annual International Gay Polo Week Presented by Cobble Court Interiors begins just next week, April 4-6 in Wellington, FL. The Gay Polo League (GPL) is pleased to announce that La Martina, a brand synonymous with the international polo, was named the Official Supplier of the event.   La Martina is […]



PoloGear™ Sponsors Western Dressage Association® of Florida Year End High Point Awards

Mar 28th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

PoloGear™ is pleased to announce both its newest sponsorship recipient, and its first step into the world of a new discipline: Western Dressage. A completely unique equestrian sport combining classical dressage concepts to develop the western horse and rider, this year’s winners of the High Point divisions in Florida’s own Western Dressage Association® will be […]



Grand Champions Polo Club Announces 2014 Spring Schedule

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

27 March 2014 -Grand Champions Polo Club, the nation’s busiest and most innovative polo club, will host six tournaments during its 2014 spring season that begins in April. Tournament organizers will open the two-month medium goal season with the April 17-19 Grand Champions Cup. The remainder of the schedule is: April 24-27, The USPA Spring […]



Casablanca Wins Top Pony 12-Goal Series At Grand Champions At Palm Beach Polo; Nic Roldan Named MVP

Mar 25th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

25 March 2014 Casablanca’s Nic Roldan (4) drives downfield with Pony Express’ Justin Daniels (1) defending. Photo by Scott Fisher Casablanca won the Top Pony 12-Goal Series Tournament with an impressive 14-7 victory over Pony Express Saturday at Grand Champions at Palm Beach Polo Club. Casablanca (Grant Ganzi, Carlitos Gracida, Juancito Bollini, Nic Roldan), the […]



Flight Options Defeats Orchard Hill, Plays Coca-Cola In Thursday Butler Handicap

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

18 March 2014   Flight Options field general Miguel Novillo Astrada (3) working the ball downfield to goal. Photo by Scott Fisher WELLINGTON, FL-March 16, 2014—-Flight Options won its first game of the USPA Piaget Gold Cup with an exciting 11-10 victory over Orchard Hill Sunday at International Polo Club. With less than a minute […]



Yellow Cab/SLS Jets Capture Palm Beach Polo Golf And Country Club Polo Cup In Overtime Thriller

Mar 17th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

17 March 2014 Jeffrey Garber of Yellow Cab/SLS Jets drives downfield for one of his eight goals. Photo by Scott Fisher   Jeffrey Garber scored eight goals including the game-winner to lead Yellow Cab/SLS Jets to a thrilling 11-10 overtime victory over Flight Options Saturday in the Palm Beach Polo Golf and Country Club Polo […]



Grand Champions Polo Club Announces 2014 Spring Schedule

Mar 12th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

12 March 2014 Grand Champions Polo Club, the nation’s fastest-growing and most innovative polo club, will host six tournaments during its 2014 spring season that begins in April. Tournament organizers will open the two-month medium goal season with the April 17-19 Grand Champions Cup. The remainder of the schedule is: April 24-27, The USPA Spring […]



Grand Champions Wins Inaugural Great Futures Celebrity Polo Match, Raises Money For Boys & Girls Club

Mar 11th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

11 March 2014   Nacho Figueras (3) of Grand Champions drives downfield with defender Alejandro Novillo Astrada (3) of Piaget closing in. Photo by Scott Fisher WELLINGTON, FL-March 10, 2014—-On a perfect, sun-drenched day for polo, Grand Champions captured the inaugural Great Futures Celebrity Polo Match Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club. Led by Nacho […]



Audi Defeats Orchard Hill In USPA Piaget Gold Cup Opener; Plays Flight Options On Thursday

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

10 March 2014 Audi’s Gonzalo del Tour (4) defends Santiago Chavanne (2) of Orchard Hill. Photo by Scott Fisher WELLINGTON, FL-March 8, 2014-—Audi dominated Orchard Hill from start-to-finish to win its USPA Piaget Gold Cup opener Saturday with a 7-5 victory at International Polo Club. With a relentless defense, Audi shut out Orchard Hill in […]



Alegria Edges Flight Options In USPA Piaget Gold Cup Opener

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

10 March 2014 Alejandro Novillo Astrada (4) of Flight Options approaches the ball preparing to pass to brother and teammate Eduardo Novillo Astrada (2). Photo by Scott Fisher WELLINGTON, FL-March 7, 2014—-Flight Options rallied from a scoreless fourth chukker but ran out of time in its USPA Piaget Gold Cup opener against Alegria Friday at […]



Spectacular Setting Under the Lights Prepares for the Challenge of the Americas

Mar 7th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

07.03.2014 The International Polo Club (IPC) Palm Beach will be the perfect setting for the 2014 Challenge of the Americas Friday night. It’s sure to be an evening of spectacular entertainment all to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through Play for P.I.N.K. IPC has hosted the event several times and it’s an idyllic spot […]



Audi, Flight Options Ready For USPA Piaget Gold Cup That Begins Friday

Mar 7th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

07th March 2014 The second crown jewel of U.S. polo’s Triple Crown gets under way on Friday with the seventh annual USPA Piaget Gold Cup at International Polo Club. Grand Champions Polo Club-based pro teams Audi and Flight Options, coming off Sunday’s exciting Les Armour Cup final, are among the eight-team field. First-year team Flight […]



USA ends England’s unbeaten run at Hickstead

Mar 4th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

4 March 2014 Team USA were the dominant force in the annual International Arena Polo Test Match at Hickstead on Saturday (1 March), beating England by 21 goals to 17. England had not lost in the International Test Match since 2008, but their unbeaten run was ended when faced with the might of 10-goaler Tommy […]



Casablanca Opens Play Friday In Iglehart Cup At IPC

Feb 28th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

28 Feb 2014 Jeff Hall will compete in the Iglehart Cup with Grant Ganzi, Lucas Lalor and Nic Roldan. Photo by Scott Fisher. Teenager Grant Ganzi of Casablanca will make a little more history when he competes in the Iglehart Cup that gets under way Friday at International Polo Club. Ganzi, 15, a sophomore at […]



Polo player Carlos Gracida died after polo accident

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

26 Feb 2014 Polo great Carlos Gracida died late Tuesday night in the intensive care unit of Delray Medical Center after being involved in a polo accident earlier in the day. Gracida was 53. The Hall of Famer and former 10-goal rated player, was playing for Santa Clara in the International Polo Club’s Freebooters Classic […]



Audi Wins George Haas Cup; Nic Roldan Named Most Valuable Player

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

26 Feb 2014 Audi won its first polo tournament of the 2014 high goal polo season on Sunday at International Polo Club. Audi, one of the winningest teams steeped in tradition, captured the George Haas Cup with an 11-9 victory over Faraway. Audi (Grant Ganzi, Lucas Lalor, Nic Roldan, Fred Mannix) dominated most of the […]



Audi Rally Falls Short In C.V. Whitney Cup Opener, Plays Coca-Cola In Thursday’s Les Armour Cup

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

24 Feb 2014 Audi staged a remarkable second-half comeback that fell short against Valiente in the final two minutes of the game in the opening round of the C.V. Whitney Cup Friday at International Polo Club. Trailing by six goals in the third chukker, the Grand Champions Polo Club-based pro team of Marc Ganzi, 10-goaler […]



Audi, Flight Options Begin 26-Goal Tournament Season Friday In C.V. Whitney Cup

Feb 21st, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

21 Feb 2014 Grand Champions Polo Club-based pro teams Audi and Flight Options will be among an eight-team field when the 26-high goal season gets under way on Friday with the C.V. Whitney Cup, the first jewel of America’s Triple Crown of polo. The first of three 26-goal tournaments opens with four games in the […]



Grand Champions Polo Club’s Melissa Ganzi Participates In Polo 29 Round Table At Coach House

Feb 19th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

19th Feb 2014   Grand Champions Polo Club owner and Flight Options player Melissa Ganzi was among polo’s movers-and-shakers invited to participate in the Polo 29 Round Table held Saturday at the Coach House. Hosted by Honolulu-based Patrick Brent, creator of polocollege.com, an information resource for the polo community, a panel of players, umpires and […]



Audi Wins George Haas Cup Opener With New Lineup, Plays Flight Options On Thursday In Semifinals

Feb 18th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

18th Feb 2014 Fred Mannix (4) of Audi stretches for the ball with teammate Marc Ganzi (1) backing him up and defending Gonzalito Pieres (2) of Tonkawa. Photo by Scott Fisher WELLINGTON, FL-Feb. 16, 2014—-Playing one of its best games of the 2014 high goal polo season, Audi dominated Tonkawa from start to finish to […]



Grand Champions Polo Club Hosts UK vs. USA Juniors Game On Tuesday

Feb 18th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

18th Feb 2014 Grand Champions Polo Club will host the inaugural United Kingdom vs. USA juniors international game Tuesday at 4 p.m. The nine-year-old club has hosted three major international adult matches pitting Team USA against England men’s and women’s teams in 2012 and Chile in 2013, but this will be the first time an […]



Canada Defeats Team USA To Win Inaugural Americas Cup; Brendan Stenzel Named MVP

Feb 13th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

13 Feb 2014 Team USA’s Peter Rizzo (3) stands his ground as Canada’s Cody Offen (2) tries to bump him off play. Photo by Scott Fisher WELLINGTON, FL-Feb. 11, 2014—-Canada made history by capturing the first-ever Americas Cup held Saturday night at Grand Champions Polo Club Polo West Arena. Canada (Brendan Stenzel, Cody Offen, Nicole […]



International Polo Club Palm Beach Sponsors: Wellington Turf Tour Leading Rider Bonus

Feb 11th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

11 Feb 2014 Riders will once again gather on the pristine polo fields of the International Polo Club Palm Beach this Wednesday and Friday, but more is at stake than the class earnings. The Ridge at Wellington is thrilled to announce that the International Polo Club has generously sponsored a one-year membership to their facilities […]



Audi Wins Physical Battle Against CT Energia, 11-10, In Ylvisaker Cup; Flight Options Plays Sunday

Feb 10th, 2014 | By | Category: English Polo News

10 Feb 2014 Audi returned to its winning ways on Friday to remain alive in the Ylvisaker Cup. In a hotly-contested, physical battle, Grand Champions Polo Club-based Audi (Marc Ganzi, Carlitos Gracida, Nic Roldan, Nico Pieres) defeated CT Energia (Alessandro Bazzoni, Kris Kampsen, Joao Paulo Ganon, Nic Manifold), 11-10, at rain-soaked Isla Carroll East. Audi […]