The world’s best polo players gathered at the 7th Chukker at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC-PB) in February to participate in the “draw” for the USPA Piaget Gold Cup. The USPA Piaget Gold Cup winning team each received a luxury Piaget Polo FortyFive watch. Taking part in the draw: (from left to right): Gonzalito Pieres, Marcos Bignoli, Polito Pieres , Juan Villamil and Nico Pieres.
The USPA Piaget Gold Cup was a heated competition among some of the world’s best polo players. In the end, Valiente triumphed and defended their title with a 13 to 9 win. From left to right: Pelon Stirling, Santi Torres, Bob Jornayvaz and Adolfo Cambiaso. Adolfo Cambiaso and Pelon Stirling are among the world’s best polo players, both ranked as 10-goalers.
The UCONN Girls Interscholastic Team won the national championship this on their home field in Storrs, Connecticut. The UCONN team took home the title in a nail-biter final against defending champ, Maryland, which was tied at halftime and eventually decided in a shootout. The final score was 17-16. Left to Right: Carly Persano, Leslie Field, Sara Tufts, Coach Caitlin Tufts, Kathleen Moriarty, Maddie McDougall.
Congratulations to Rude Girl Polo (Cecilia Cochran, Sophie Kyriazi, Courtney Asdourian and Ali Henderson) for winning the 2013 Tabebiua Cup! Rude Girl Polo defeated Michelob Ultra in a very close and competitive final. Rude Girls came from behind the last chukker, with a final score of 5 to 4.5. Allie Henderson was Most Valuable Player and Cocoa owned and played by Tiffany Busch was Best Playing Pony. From left to right: Christina Clark and Tiffany Busch.
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