117th Argentina Polo Championship: Ellerstina Wins the Super Bowl of Polo

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The stage was set on Saturday for a final of epic proportions in the 117th Argentina Polo Championship. The players were fired up, the ponies were ready, the stands were packed and history was ready to be made. And then, two and one-half minutes into the first chukker, a thunderstorm erupted and play was suspended until Sunday. Ellerstina took an …

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 …

Hurlingham Open Final: Preview of the World’s Oldest Polo Tournament

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The world’s oldest polo tournament is celebrating its 117th edition, and the stage is set for an incredible final tomorrow at the Hurlingham Open. The second jewel in the Triple Crown will feature the Pieres brothers of Ellerstina taking on Adolfo Cambiaso and La Dolfina. And if last weekend’s semifinal matches were any indication, tomorrow’s final should be a polo …

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. …