La Alegria Takes 2010 Mercedes Benz Challenge Cup

By Alex Webbe  Peter Brant’s La Alegria polo team spotted Circa one goal by handicap before galloping off to a 13-11 win in the 2010 Mercedes Benz Challenge Cup at the Bridgehampton Polo Club Saturday afternoon. La Alegria’s Freddie Mannix, Jr. scored the first goal from the field, followed by a score from Marianito Gracida’s […]

Mercedes Benz Challenge Cup Finals Set

By Alex Webbe  Semifinal wins by La Alegria and Circa Wednesday afternoon at the Bridgehampton Polo Club has set the stage for Saturday’s finals of the 2010 Mercedes Benz Challenge Cup in the 20-goal competition. La Alegria opened the day with a 13-9 win over a stubborn Equuleus foursome that had other ideas on the […]

Hawks and Lucchese win in semifinal thrillers

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Hawks and Lucchese win in semifinal thrillers At International Polo Club Palm Beach, FL By Alex Webbe Players and spectators alike were treated to the fastest polo of the season as the Hawks and Lucchese scored exciting come-from-behind wins in contests that had all eyes glued to the field Wednesday afternoon at the International Polo […]

Hawks swoop into Ylvisaker Cup semifinals

Patagones Team after the game.  Photo by Gregory Ratner - http://ratnersportsphotography.com

By Alex Webbe Patagones took the field without 6-goal regular Carlos Avendano (broken rib), and midway through the second chukker his brother Gonzalo Avendano was sidelined.  Under the command of Carlos Gracida, however and with the addition of Marianito Obregon (for Carlos Avendano) and Marianno Gracida (filling in for Gonzalo Avendano) the reshuffled Patagones (2-2) […]

Zacara wins Barry Memorial Cup

Zacara - Photo by Gregory Ratner http://www.RatnerImages.com

By Alex Webbe Zacara jumped out to an early 3-1 lead, but the Hawks fought their way back into the contest with a balanced attack and a determined defense. Three unanswered goals from the Hawks in the second period had them ahead 4-3.  Fred Mannix, Jr. scored on a penalty shot in the third chukker […]