Congratulations to Great Meadow polo who cleaned up at Miami Beach! Congratulations to David Tafuri, John Gobin, Bash Kazi and Juan Monteverde for winning the men’s Miami Beach Polo tournament! John Gobin got the Most Valuable Player award and David Tafuri played an amazing game!
Celebrity Ranch Polo Club hosted the Camp Pendleton Cup military event in Hemet, California. The special match was held in conjunction with the club’s tradition of supporting U.S. Marines and their families stationed at Camp Pendleton and 29 Palms Marine bases. The main event polo match featured the Celebrity Ranch polo team competed against a U.S. Military squad with players from all over the country under the direction of Lt. Colonel Dean Daggett and Russ Sheldon, Governor of the U.S. Polo Association (USPA), the sport’s national governing body.
The Ladies Polo Auxiliary presented the 12th annual Polo on the Lawn benefitting Project Transformation at Prestonwood Polo Club. Close to 300 people enjoyed the days festivities that included a children’s area, adult lawn games, silent auction, best dressed contests, picnic and tailgate contests, Kentucky Derby viewing, champagne divot stomp, the Henry S. Miller Cup and Youth exhibition polo matches. Teams Prestonwood, Ancha Polo and Blue Dog battled for the Henry S. Miller Cup in a round robin finale on the field. It was a close game but Blue Dog Polo Team came out victorious in the end. Vaughn Sebastian Miller, Sophie Gleeson and Vaughn Miller in competed for Prestonwood, and Sidro Olivas, Steve Gilchrest and Wyatt Myr rode for Dallas Blue Dog Team.
Twilight Polo at Great Meadow is in full swing. Arena polo under the lights will be held every Saturday night through September 7th. Get ready for a big season finale on the grass September 8th, the US vs. Pakistan, hosted by the Embassy of Pakistan. There’s more than just polo at Great Meadow – on selected Friday nights spectators can enjoy Twilight Jumpers. The Twilight Jumpers series will be held June 28th, July 19th and August 30th.
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