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 …

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 …

Audi, La Dolfina Take the Fast Lane To Argentina Polo Season

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With only two weeks left until the official beginning of Tortugas and the 2011 Triple Crown of Polo, two of the brands synonymous with Argentina high-goal polo have joined forces. Audi, coming off a decade of dominance in the Argentina luxury car market, will sponsor La Dolfina, the odds-on favorite to win this year’s polo Triple Corona of Tortugas, Hurlingham …

Argentina Polo & The Attack Of The Clones

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It may sound like a summer blockbuster or a bad sequel, but it’s actually the debate being generated by the creeping acceptance of cloning in the sport of kings. The fact that one of Argentina’s greatest players has now partnered with a U.S. laboratory to create exact genetic duplicates of his prized ponies has only ratcheted up the debate. Guillermo …

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 …