PTF Wins PTF International Cup; Bossom, Swain-Grainger MVPs; Polo Party Awards Ceremony Friday

PTF Wins PTF International Cup; Bossom, Swain-Grainger MVPs; Polo Party Awards Ceremony Friday

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 19, 2018---PTF led from start-to-finish to capture the fifth annual Polo Training Foundation (PTF) International Cup Thursday at windswept Grand Champions Polo Club.

PTF (Monte Swain-Grainger, Milly Hine, Timmy Dutta, Lucas Escobar) defeated Grand Champions (Olivia Uechtritz, Bayne Bossom, Ned Hine, Will Harper), 3-2.

Bayne Bossom and Monty Swain-Grainger were selected Most Valuable Players. The MVP Honor is the Peter Perkins Best Young Player Award. Perkins was a war veteran and polo champion. The former 9-goaler was a two-time U.S. Open champion. He died at age 78 in Delray Beach, Fla.

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Grand Champions Polo Club Hosts PTF International Cup On Thursday

Grand Champions Polo Club Hosts PTF International Cup On Thursday

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 18, 2018---The sport's next generation of polo players take center stage Thursday at Grand Champions Polo Club for the fifth annual Polo Training Foundation (PTF) International Cup.

Some of the sport's top young athletes including second generation players, will compete. Action gets under way at 5 p.m. on Field One.

One of the most-anticipated youth events of the winter polo season features two teams in a four-chukker game. The competition features two all-star teams with players from the U.S. and England. The team rosters are:

Grand Champions Polo Club: Millie Hine, Monte Swaine-Grainger, Timmy Dutta, Lucas Escobar.

Polo Training Foundation: Ned Hine, Will Harper, Bayne Bossom, Olivia Uechtritz.

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World Polo League Ends Successful First Season, Celebrates At St. Regis WPL Awards Farewell Dinner

World Polo League Ends Successful First Season, Celebrates At St. Regis WPL Awards Farewell Dinner

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 17, 2019---The World Polo League ended a successful first year with rave reviews from players, sponsors, fans and media.

Co-founded by Grand Champions owners Melissa and Marc Ganzi and Valiente Polo Farm and J5Equestrian owner Bob Jornayvaz, the three-month high goal league is the only 26-goal polo in the world outside of Argentina, preserving the highest level of polo and its rich, hallowed tradition in the U.S.

"We just couldn't have had a better season of polo," Jornayvaz said. "We got the polo really, really right and that's what this season was all about, getting the polo right and proving to the world we could do what we said we were going to do and that was put on world- class polo at world-class speeds.

"I think we changed the game in a very significant way," Jornayvaz said. "The season has beaten every one of our expectations. We will definitely have more teams next year. We are in this for the long term. We couldn't have had a better start. I am really proud of what we've accomplished."

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Colorado Captures Triple Crown Of Polo In World Polo League Season Finale; Adolfo Cambiaso Game, Tournament MVP

Colorado Captures Triple Crown Of Polo In World Polo League Season Finale; Adolfo Cambiaso Game, Tournament MVP

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 15, 2019---In a wet, wild finish Colorado held off Audi for a thrilling 9-8 victory to capture the World Polo League's Triple Crown of Polo Sunday at rain-soaked Grand Champions Polo Club.

After two rain delays in the two hour,  20-minute season finale, Colorado joins Valiente, Grand Champions and SD Farms among the inaugural 26-goal league's tournament champions.

Colorado (Rob Jornayvaz, 2, Juan Martin Zubia, 7, Jero Del Carril, 7, Adolfo Cambiaso, 10) finished the eight-team tournament undefeated at 5-0 and won $90,000 in prize money. 

Audi (Marc Ganzi, 2, Nic Roldan, 8, Pablo MacDonough, 10, Kris Kampsen, 6) dropped to 4-1. Both teams were making their second tournament final appearance.

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WPL Captures US Trust Cup; Guillermo Terrera Named MVP; Audi, Colorado Play For Triple Crown Of Polo Sunday At Grand Champions Polo Club

WPL Captures US Trust Cup; Guillermo Terrera Named MVP; Audi, Colorado Play For Triple Crown Of Polo Sunday At Grand Champions Polo Club

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 14, 2019----WPL won its first tournament of the World Polo League Saturday at Valiente Polo Farm.

Playing with the league's youngest player, WPL (Poroto Cambiaso, 3, Santi Torres, 6, Guillermo Terrera, 8, Diego Cavanagh, 9) defeated Alegria (Freddie Mannix, 8, Jesse Bray, 6, Santi Wulff, 5, Juan Martin Obregon, 5), 14-10, to capture the US Trust Cup, the Triple Crown of Polo subsidiary game and $60,000 in prize money. 

Argentine 8-goaler Guillermo Terrera was selected Most Valuable Player after turning in one of his finest performances of the 26-goal season.

"I am very happy with winning, always," Terrera said. "It is our last game of the season in the World Polo League. Everything was perfect. The season went really well. I will be back next year."

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Audi, Colorado Play For Triple Crown Of Polo Sunday At Grand Champions Polo Club; US Trust Cup Saturday At Valiente

Audi, Colorado Play For Triple Crown Of Polo Sunday At Grand Champions Polo Club; US Trust Cup Saturday At Valiente

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 12, 2019----The World Polo League will end its successful inaugural 26-goal season on Sunday with what is expected to be one of the most exciting finals in its young history.

Audi (Marc Ganzi, 2, Nic Roldan, 8, Pablo MacDonough, 10, Kris Kampsen, 6) will meet Colorado (Rob Jornayvaz, 2, Juan Martin Zubia, 7, Jero del Carril, 7, Adolfo Cambiaso, 10) in the Triple Crown of Polo championship at 4 p.m. at Grand Champions Polo Club Field 2. Gates open 2:30 p.m.  

On a sweltering Thursday morning, Audi advanced with an impressive 13-9 victory over Valiente (Bob Jornayvaz, 2, Santi Torres, 6, Alejandro Taranco, 8, Pelon Stirling, 10) and Colorado advanced with a 13-11 win over Grand Champions (Grant Ganzi, 3, Juancito Bollini, 4, Rodrigo Andrade, 9, Juan Martin Nero, 10) at Valiente Polo Farm. Both teams are 4-0 and will play for $90,000 in WPL prize money.

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