Biotech Revolution Boosting Argentina Polo Pony Productivity

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When Facundo Pieres and Ellerstina faced off against Adolfo Cambiaso and La Dolfina in the epic final of the 117th Argentina Polo Championship, it was the first time ESPN broadcast a high-goal polo tournament in HD. But as spectacular as the visuals were for polo fans around the world, the most remarkable bit of technology may have been the ponies …

Chinese Chukkers: Argentina Polo Meets Tianjin Metropolitan Polo Club

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The Chinese like to watch Argentines playing polo. Or maybe they just want to be seen in public looking at Argentines playing polo. While some local cracks were playing matches this season on the warm beaches of Argentina and Uruguay, another group was getting ready for China’s first “Snow Polo” tournament which started yesterday. The Goldin Cup tournament is being held at Tianjin …

La Martina: The Fantasy Camp for Polo Lovers in Buenos Aires

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With last Sunday’s final in Palermo, thecurtain fell on the 2010 Triple Crown, but the polo season lives year-round at one of the oldest and most beautiful estancias in Argentina. La Martina is only 30 miles from downtown Buenos Aires, but once you enter the gates of the sprawling 500-acre estancia, you feel as if you are entering another century. …

Argentina Polo A Magnet for Global Luxury Brands

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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 …

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 …