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On February 25, 2014, Carlos Gracida raced down the field at the Everglades Polo Club atop a powerful thoroughbred pony. After decades of being among the best to play the game, having already won every major prize and tournament multiple times in his long career, the 53-year-old had nothing left to prove -- certainly not in the midlevel tournament he was participating in that day, the Freebooters Classic 14.
Four days of fun and games at Rugby Polo Club The largest tournament in the country ended yesterday after four days of polo played by University students from the length and breadth of the country.
A few weeks ago I received an email from a proud mom, Maria Russell, that her son's polo team went undefeated the last weekend in January at the Northeast Preliminary Polo games. Polo? Michael Koski, a sophomore at Spencer-Van Etten High School, has become an enthusiastic polo player over the last year.
2014 Champions Black Eagles return to defend title Six teams are confirmed in this year’s Arena Gold Cup, with defending champions Black Eagles returning to defend the title.
Gillian Johnston’s side secure their third consecutive win in Ylvisaker Cup Coca-Cola has secured their third consecutive win in this year’s Ylvisaker Cup at International Polo Club. A 13-7 win against Gateway Merchant for Gillian Johnston’s Coco-Cola team (Gillian Johnston, Sugar Erskine, Julio Arellano and Mason Wroe), defeated Gateway Merchant 13 goals to 7 in yesterday’s action.
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA – Jared Zenni of Lake Bluff has been selected to join the U.S. Polo Association’s Team USPA along with three other new members following a rigorous tryout and selection process in Wellington, Florida. In addition to Zenni, the new members of Team USPA are Wesley Bryan of Aiken, South Carolina, Connor Deal of Culpeper, Virginia, and Jonny Lavine of Wellington, Florida. The Team USPA roster now includes 61 players.
So, it seems that defeat is not much fun. Especially when you were winning in the first 4 chukkers and thought you had the opposing team beat.
The 18 goal tournament starts in 12 days at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club The prestigious international tournament, also part of the World Polo Tour, will begin on Monday 23 February with 12 teams entered.
Argentine 9-goaler Polito Pieres led Villa Del Lago (Jim Zenni, Agustin Obregon, Polito Pieres and Julian de Lusarreta) to a 17-13 win over Tonkawa (Jeff Hildebrand, Gonzalo Deltour, Inaki Laprida and Jeff Blake) Tuesday afternoon in the 2015 Ylvisaker Cup at the International Polo Club. Pieres scorched Tonkawa for twelve goals on the day as Villa Del Lago registered a commanding 17-13win.