Palermo Polo Grounds Could Be Converted To Affordable Housing

If you thought last month’s news regarding the proposed nationalization of the La Rural Expo Center was unexpected, there’s a follow-up sure to jerk the reins of polo fans, players and corporate sponsors here in Buenos Aires. Cronista’s Carlos Arbi­a says the idea of nationalizing the Campo Argentino de Polo “has begun to emerge in government offices. The objective would …

Argentina Polo: Tortugas’ Grand Palermo Finale & Hurlingham Rising

Tortugas, the first jewel of the Triple Crown of polo will be contested today at 15:30, not as in years past at the Tortugas Country Club but rather on Field 2 in Palermo, the same site as the Abierto qualifiers and the 90th anniversary party of the Asociacion Argentina de Polo two weeks ago. Today’s match will feature Ellerstina Citi …

VanityBA: The Polo Triple Crown Is Officially Underway in Argentina

Spring has sprung in Buenos Aires and with it polo season is in full swing. The weather was perfect yesterday for the first match of the Tortugas Open, a six-team tournament and the first jewel of the Triple Corona. This year promises the same caliber of high-goal polo from the world’s greatest players with the added intrigue of some lineup …

New York Could Become The Polo Capital Of The World

When Ellerstina battled La Dolfina in the Super Bowl of Polo last December in the final jewel of the Triple Crown, the match showcased eight of the world’s Top 12 polo players including Facundo Pieres, Adolfo Cambiaso, David Stirling and Pablo MacDonough. Not only was it a final of epic proportions, the 117th Abierto de Palermo solidified Argentina’s position as …

VanityBA: Argentina Polo A Magnet for Global Luxury Brands

Today is the Super Bowl Sunday of Argentina polo. This afternoon, eight of the world’s greatest polo players including Adolfo Cambiaso and Facundo Pieres will battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown, the 117th Argentina Polo Open Championship. Cambiaso’s La Dolfina Peugeot team is making their tenth final appearance in eleven years, while Pieres’ Ellerstina Etiqueta Negra side …