Ken-Rose Catering Heads Sponsor List For International Cup, Legends of Polo Carlos Gracida Memorial At Grand Champions

Ken-Rose Catering Heads Sponsor List For International Cup, Legends of Polo Carlos Gracida Memorial At Grand Champions

WELLINGTON, Fla.—Nov. 20, 2018---Award-winning Ken-Rose Catering and Event Planning, serving clients for 25 years from the Treasure Coast to Miami-Dade, will cater the VIP tent for the Nov. 24th International Cup at Grand Champions Polo Club.

The International Cup game will be part of a polo doubleheader, a holiday tradition that ends the biggest week of fall polo and season at the nation's largest and most innovative polo clubs. It is the club's season-ending marquis event.

This year's International Cup will feature defending champion Team USA against Azerbaijan. This year the U.S. team will put its six-year winning streak on the line against Azerbaijan, known as the Land of Fire and Ice, and one of the most improved polo teams in the world. Recently, Azerbaijan finished runner-up to Italy in the FIP European Championship.

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Aspen Valley Polo Club Wins Pedro Morrison Memorial; Carlitos Gracida Named MVP

Aspen Valley Polo Club Wins Pedro Morrison Memorial; Carlitos Gracida Named MVP

WELLINGTON, Fla., November 19, 2018---Aspen Valley Polo Club won the Pedro Morrison Memorial in front of family and friends on Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club.

In the second game of a doubleheader that featured Casablanca winning the USPA National 20-Goal title in the opener, Aspen Valley Polo Club (Morgan Van Overbroek, James Rogerson, Mariano Gracida, Carlitos Gracida) defeated St. Moritz (Reto Gaudenzi/Daniel Crasemann, Tony Calle, Jeff Hall, Marc Ganzi), 3-1, in the final. 

In the other two-chukker round robin games, St. Moritz defeated American Polo Horse (Sebastien Le Page, Santos Bollini, Pablo Dorignac, Tito Gracida), 4-1, and Aspen Valley Polo Club defeated American Polo Horse, 4-2.

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Casablanca Captures USPA National 20-Goal Tournament; Pablo Spinacci Named MVP

Casablanca Captures USPA National 20-Goal Tournament; Pablo Spinacci Named MVP

WELLINGTON, Fla., November 19, 2018----Casablanca defended its title in the USPA National 20-Goal Tournament Sunday at windswept Grand Champions Polo Club.

In a tightly-contested game, Casablanca (Grant Ganzi, 2, Whistle Uys, 4, Julio Gracida, 4, Pablo Spinacci, 6) defeated Flexjet (Melissa Ganzi, 0, Jason Crowder, 6, Jeff Blake, 6, Juan Bollini, 5), 11-9.

In a repeat of last year's final, Casablanca broke open a close game in the sixth chukker, outscoring Flexjet, 3-1, to clinch the victory.

Pablo Spinacci, 41, was named Most Valuable Player. Playing from the back, Spinacci was the defensive leader and also scored three goals including a penalty conversion. He finished with seven goals for the tournament.

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Casablanca, Flexjet Play Sunday In USPA National 20-Goal Final At Grand Champions

Casablanca, Flexjet Play Sunday In USPA National 20-Goal Final At Grand Champions

WELLINGTON, Fla., November 17, 2018----In a repeat of last year's final, defending champion Casablanca will play Flexjet for the USPA National 20-Goal Tournament title Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club.

The championship final, part of a  doubleheader, begins 10 a.m. and will be live streamed by USPA Polo Network.

The second game will feature the eighth annual Pedro Morrison Memorial at 11:45 a.m. in the final six medium-goal tournament of the fall season. The game will be live streamed by ChukkerTV.

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St. Moritz Captures Inaugural Reto's Birthday Cup; Morgan Van Overbroek Named MVP

St. Moritz Captures Inaugural Reto's Birthday Cup; Morgan Van Overbroek Named MVP

WELLINGTON, Fla., November 17, 2018----On a perfect day for polo, St. Moritz and Aspen Valley Polo Club played in the Reto's Birthday Cup honoring Reto Gaudenzi, one of the sport's greatest visionaries.

It was only fitting St. Moritz (Morgan Van Overbroek, Pablo Dorignac, Mariano Gracida, Reto Gaudenzi) won the fun, four-chukker game with a 5-4 victory over Aspen Valley Polo Club (Sebastien Le Page, James Rogerson, Juan Bollini, Tito Gaudenzi) Friday at wind-chilled Grand Champions Polo Club.

"I am really good at making things look good, but this was really tremendous," Gaudenzi said. "This was absolutely fantastic for me. It was the best birthday day gift I have ever had in my life.

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United States, Azerbaijan Rosters Announced For Nov. 24 International Cup At Grand Champions Polo Club

United States, Azerbaijan Rosters Announced For Nov. 24 International Cup At Grand Champions Polo Club

WELLINGTON, FL—Nov. 16, 2017---The United States has assembled an impressive lineup of experience and up-and-coming players for the Nov. 24 International Cup at Grand Champions Polo Club.

The U.S. is led by 6-goaler Jeff Blake and will be joined by father and son Marc and Grant Ganzi and Juancito Bollini, who will represent the U.S. for the first time since becoming a U.S. citizen two weeks ago.

The U.S. will face Azerbaijan for the first time in international play in the seventh annual game at 3 p.m., part of a doubleheader that also features the Carlos Gracida Legends of Polo Memorial at 1 p.m. Gates open 12:30 p.m. 


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