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 …

Polo Lovers Riding Out the Global Recession in Argentina

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In yesterday’s post, we learned why one global investor believes Argentina offers some of the best real estate values in South America. Today, the Financial Times’ Oliver Balch explains why the uber-rich, ¬Ěespecially those with a passion for polo, are riding out the recession in Argentina. (Full article) INVESTBA readers know October to December is polo prime time in Argentina, but …