New York Could Become The Polo Capital Of The World

Patrick Archer argentina polo, foreign investment, lifestyle

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 …

Biotech Revolution Boosting Argentina Polo Pony Productivity

Patrick Archer argentina polo, technology

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 …

Nacho, Polo, Veuve Clicquot & the NYSE

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, lifestyle

“It’s not everyday you see a horse on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.” With that opening line, CNBC anchors welcomed Argentina polo legend and Ralph Lauren ambassador Nacho Figueras to the NYSE to promote the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic (VCPC) on Governor’s Island in New York. When asked to explain the equine intrusion, Moet Hennessy’s Mark Cornell quickly …