White Birch’s Mariano Aguerre named MVP; Hilario Ulloa’s stallion Machitos Mesquite named Best Playing Pony.
The United States Polo Association today announced that White Birch won the 2015 Butler Handicap on July 23, defeating Airstream in the finals.
White Birch put 3 goals on the scoreboard right away and scored 5 more goals before they faced a counter attack by Airstream’s Guillermo Agüero in the second chukker. By half time White Birch was up 10-4, but Airstream refused to give up. Both teams kept elevating their games and the match ended in White Birch’s favor, 16-9.
Kris Kampsen named MVP Tommy Biddle’s mare Pandora named Best Playing Pony
The United States Polo Association (USPA) today announced that Cedar Croft won the 2015 U.S. Arena Open on July 26, defeating Equuleus 13-10 in the finals at the Country Farms Polo Club in Medford, Long Island, New York. The championship, with roots back to 1926, represents the highest level of arena polo competition in the United States. The 2015 tournament victory marks Cedar Croft’s third consecutive win — a feat that has never been done before in the U.S. Arena Open.
Equuleus started the game with an early goal from Tommy Biddle. Cedar Croft’s Kris Kampsen [...]
The beautiful Santa Barbara weather brought in the crowds on Sunday. The stands were filled with spectators, laughter and a great energy. Guests enjoyed complimentary wine tastings, Nespresso beverages, a half-time divot stomp and lunch at the Polo Grille. The Posh Polo Lounge was filled with spectators dressed to the nines, ready for an afternoon of competitive polo.
Dan Walker and Lucas Criado stole the show on Sunday and dominated the Klentner Ranch team in the USPA Nespresso America Cup Final.
Farmers and Merchants Bank (FMB) started off the game putting the first three goals on the board, two by Geronimo Obregon and the third by Lucas Criado. Klentner Ranch raced [...]
it was Dan Walker and co. dominating locals today in the finals , not sure if Friday killed horse power or just second best Farmers and Merchants put on a deadly attack from the git go scoring 3 in 3 minutes but Klentner ranch fought back often to within a goal and tieing a few times but could never lead it was very close in 4th and started to stretch out in 5 th and was basically over when 6 th started . It was a bad day for the boys in White but we still have 3 to go so hold on. well done to:
Farmers and Merchants Bank
Dan Walker 2 MVP
Remy Muller 2
Lucas Criado 8
Geronimo Obregon 4
In the conso [...]
“Classic Car Day” was the theme at the Oak Brook polo grounds this last Sunday 19th July, 2015. The 1:00pm first match was led by an impressive 17 classic car parade. The Oak Brook Polo Club team was captained by Jim Drury playing at back, and John Greene playing in the number 1 scoring position. Horacio Onetto, and Jason Wates did the heavy lifting in the middle for the team. Hinsdale Magazine was back again in force with Samantha Falbe and Bob McMurtry playing up front, while Del Walton played at 3, and Matias Obregon at 4. For the first 4 chukkers Hinsdale Magazine played strongly and had a 3-goal lead just after half time. McMurtry won a few hard ride offs, and Samantha Falbe got [...]
In an emotionally-charged tournament, Travieso won its Aspen Valley Polo Club debut.
Travieso (Teo Calle, Marc Ganzi, Nic Roldan, Stewart Armstrong) came from behind to win the second annual Craig Sakin Memorial Cup Sunday in front of a good local crowd and worldwide ChukkerTV audience.
Travieso tied La Karina (Melissa Ganzi, Brian Boyd, Mariano Gracida, Juan Bollini), 5-5, and defeated Mt. Sopris Ranch (Juancito Bollini, Grant Ganzi, Carlitos Gracida, Lucas Lalor), 4-3, to clinch the round-robin tournament with nine cumulative goals.
Mt. Sopris Ranch, which defeated La Karina, 5-3, in the opener, was runner-up.
Stewart Armstrong scored two goals including [...]