Posts tagged as: Polo

Black Watch Polo to L.A. Oct. 9

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  Nacho Figueras’ Black Watch team will pound the chukkers at Will Rogers Park Oct. 9, when the second annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic touches down in Los Angeles. Last year marked the first time Veuve hosted its closing season game in Los Angeles, and the company proclaimed the event a huge success, as spectators […]

Lucchese wins Bombardier at SB Polo

The Lucchese polo team stands before the formidable Pacific Coast Open trophy.

Lucchese won an 11-9 victory over Piaget in the Bombardier Pacific Coast Open final on Sept. 4, but it wasn’t a gimme. Some victories are all the sweeter because of the struggle, and Piaget put up the fight of the season. “Piaget played fabulously, but it came down to the horses,” observed Ambassador Glen Holden […]

Polo: A Player’s View

Polo player Ameer Jumabhoy charges forward on his horse in an action-packed chukker.

It’s really early in the morning and a Jumabhoy family entourage—mom, sister and grandfather—are with me to catch a 9 a.m. flight. We are headed to a polo match. Although I live and study in Houston, Texas, my family is based in Singapore, and that’s where we’re departing, heading to Pahang, Malaysia, where my polo […]

Dog Iron polo days at Will Rogers

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The Second Annual Dog Iron Polo Cup and Champagne Brunch, co-chaired by Diane Keaton and Dennis Quaid, will take place at the Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades. The event ― which raises funds for the park’s restoration and rehabilitation― is scheduled for Sunday, August 14. The announcement was made through the Will […]

Black Watch Uncorks Victory

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Defending champions Black Watch ticked past team Veuve Clicquot in a 6-5 victory at the fourth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, held on New York City’s Governors Island June 5. Led by renowned Argentine polo player and internationally famous face of Ralph Lauren’s Polo Fragrances, Nacho Figueras led his Black Watch team through four chukkas […]

Cambiaso is Back!

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Adolfo Cambiaso returns for his second season of high goal polo at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Cambiaso was the top ranked polo player in the world when he made his SBP debut last year, joining John Muse and the Lucchese team. He ultimately helped Lucchese maintain a perfect record for the season […]

Santa Barbara Polo Club Turns 100

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When polo season starts in May it will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, which will celebrate with festivities that include a star-studded charity match on July 9 and a black tie dinner gala on Aug. 12. An additional grace note to the centennial  jubilance: the world’s No. 1 […]

Splashy End to SoCal Polo

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Southern California’s 2010 polo season closed on a high note, with the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Oct. 10 at Will Rogers State Historic Park. Nacho Figueras, the Argentine polo player whose face is known the world over as the face of Ralph Lauren’s Polo Fragrances, trekked in from New York to play under his Black […]

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