Grand Champions Polo Club Announces 2017 Fall Season Schedule

Grand Champions Polo Club Announces 2017 Fall Season Schedule

Grand Champions Polo Club announced its much-anticipated schedule for the upcoming fall season.

The club will host both medium goal and high goal leagues.

The medium goal schedule features six tournaments including the season-opening Tackeria Invitational, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The tournament has a special place in club history as the inaugural tournament when the club first opened.

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Grand Champions Polo Club Will Make Debut In CBC Sport Arena Polo World Cup Azerbaijan Next Month

Grand Champions Polo Club Will Make Debut In CBC Sport Arena Polo World Cup Azerbaijan Next Month

Grand Champions Polo Club will be among a four-team international field when it makes its debut in the Sept. 7-10 CBC Sport Arena Polo World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Grand Champions (Melissa Ganzi, 1, Juan Bollini, 7, Tito Gaudenzi, 3), is the only U.S. team in the field. Grand Champions will be sponsored by Improtex Motors.

Other teams are Monte Carlo (Team Pasha Private Banking), Evviva Polo Club of St. Moritz (Team Azersun) and host Elite Horse & Polo Club (Team CBC Sport).

The fifth annual event will be held at the ARAF Elite Horse & Polo Club. The handicap tournament is 10-12 goals.

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Veuve Clicquot Captures Tenth Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic; Nacho Figueras Named MVP

Veuve Clicquot Captures Tenth Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic; Nacho Figueras Named MVP

With sweeping views of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline along the Hudson River shoreline, polo took center stage Saturday at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Liberty State Park.

On a sunny, summer day, an estimated record crowd of 10,000 watched Veuve Clicquot defeat the Liberty Comets, 9-7, in an exciting four-chukker exhibition match that went down to the final chukker.  

The winning foursome of Delfina Blaquier, Lia Salvo, Nacho Figueras and Bill Ballhaus broke open a 6-6 tie in the final chukker to take the lead for good against the team of Melissa Ganzi, Ashley Van Metre Busch, Hilario Figueras and HH Sawai Maharaja Padmanabh Singh.

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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Saturday; ChukkerTV Will Live Stream

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Saturday; ChukkerTV Will  Live Stream

Nacho Figueras, one of polo’s greatest ambassadors, will continue to help increase the sport’s popularity at the much-anticipated Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Saturday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.

The tenth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic is one of the few polo tournaments around the world that even non-polo people have heard of.

With a stunning backdrop of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline, the event is expected to attract a record crowd of 10,000 and worldwide ChukkerTV live stream audience.

Game time is 2 p.m. Polo commentator Dale Schwetz will provide play-by-play. The full day’s activities are scheduled 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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 Newport Knocks Off Dutta Corp In The Memorial Cup Final; Grant Ganzi Named MVP

 Newport Knocks Off Dutta Corp In The Memorial Cup Final; Grant Ganzi Named MVP

In one of the most exciting finals of the spring season, Newport rallied for a stunning 18-16 upset victory over Dutta Corp to capture the season-ending Memorial Cup Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club.

Trailing after four chukkers, Newport’s foursome of Gene Goldstein, Grant Ganzi, Pablo Dorignac and Julio Arellano outscored Dutta Corp (Carlitos Gracida, Timmy Dutta, Piki Diaz Alberdi, Tim Dutta), 7-2, in the last two chukkers.

The win avenged last weekend’s 11-7 Newport loss to Dutta Corp in the Polo Gear Challenge Cup final. It was also Newport’s first tournament win of the spring season.

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Dutta Corp Heads Field For Spring Season-Ending Memorial Cup At Grand Champions Polo Club

Dutta Corp Heads Field For Spring Season-Ending Memorial Cup At Grand Champions Polo Club

Dutta Corp has a chance to make history at Grand Champions Polo Club this weekend in the Memorial Cup.

Winners of three spring tournaments, Dutta Corp will go after a record fourth in the season-ending tournament. The current record is three wins set by Travieso in 2015.

Four teams will compete in the two-day tournament that beginsFriday afternoon with two games. At 3:30 p.m. The Polo School plays Newport followed by Dutta Corp against Intercontinental at5 p.m.

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