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 …

New York Could Become The Polo Capital Of The World

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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

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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 …

The World’s Oldest Polo Tournament Begins In Buenos Aires

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The 117th edition of the Hurlingham Open got underway this week with exciting first-round matches on Tuesday and Wednesday. But before the world’s oldest polo tournament started, La Nacion set the table with some bold quotes from Ellerstina crack Facundo Pieres. Having just snatched the first jewel of the Triple Crown at Tortugas, Pieres told Cancha Llena, “We’re better than ever. …