VanityBA: The Polo Triple Crown Is Officially Underway in Argentina

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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 …

Argentina Polo Open Championship: Will Ellerstina Wear the Triple Crown?

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At long last, the final jewel of the Triple Crown is being contested in Palermo. Facundo Pieres and Ellerstina Etiqueta Negra already plucked the first two jewels at Tortugas and Hurlingham, so a victory in the 117th Polo Championship would complete the crown. Standing in their way in Group B are the Astradas of La Aguada BMW, who lost a …

Argentina Polo: Tortugas’ Grand Palermo Finale & Hurlingham Rising

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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 …

Argentina Sin Polo: Ralph Lauren Joins The Luxury Exodus

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Ask any polo fanatic in Argentina what the three most important destinations are in Buenos Aires and they will tell you “Tortugas, Hurlingham and Palermo.” Ask any Polo fanatic the same question and they will tell you, “Recoleta, Calle Florida and Unicenter Shopping.” The first three are the sites of the Triple Crown of Polo; the latter the three locations …

Polo Para Todos: More Tourists Coming to Argentina for Polo Lessons

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Even though the Triple Corona ended last month and the world’s greatest polo players have already flown north to Wellington, the game’s allure and polo lifestyle continue to attract more tourists and aspiring players to Argentina, writes La Nacion’s Silvina Beccar Varela. As the sport attempts to broaden its appeal globally and attract more non-traditional followers, Varela says affordable Argentina is …