Palermo Polo Grounds Could Be Converted To Affordable Housing

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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

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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 …

The 118th Argentina Polo Open Final: Yet Another Superclasico in Palermo

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The battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown of polo takes place this afternoon in Palermo, and history repeats itself at the 118th Argentina Polo Open Championship. The two favorites going in, La Dolfina and Ellerstina, both advanced to the final with convincing first and second round wins over the likes of Alegria, Chapa Uno and Pilara. In …

The 2011 Argentina Polo Open Championship: Second Round Action from Palermo

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The stage is set for Round Two of the 2011 Argentina Polo Open Championship, the third jewel in the Triple Corona and the most important event in the world of polo. After a pulling out an 11-10 victory over Pilara, La Aguada will face Chapa Uno on Saturday at 1:45, while Adolfo Cambiaso and La Dolfina take on Pilara at …

The 2011 Argentina Polo Open Championship: The Final Jewel in the Triple Corona

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2011 Argentina Polo Open Championship The Belmont Stakes of polo begins today in Buenos Aires, and the world’s best polo players will battle it out over the next three weeks in Palermo. Facundo Pieres and Ellerstina took the first jewel at Tortugas, while Adolfo Cambiaso and La Dolfina grabbed the second jewel at Hurlingham, so we could be heading for …