The Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad 2021 is cancelled

Following the announcements of the cantonal authorities of the canton of Bern, the Organizing Committee of the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad tournament unfortunately had to take the heavy decision to cancel the 2021 edition. “We waited until the last moment before incurring significant expenses to decide if we could organize our next tournament which was to be held August 19th-22nd. It is with great regret that we have to cancel it for the second year in a row. This is totally beyond our control”, announces Pierre E. Genecand, President…

BTA/THE VILLAGES full fill the American polo dream

With the fresh memories of a disappointing defeat in the 2020 U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship® Final, BTA/The Villages turned the narrow loss into motivation headed into the 2021 rematch against two-time defending champions Hawaii Polo Life. Remaining locked in a tie after three chukkers of play, the teams pushed the game down to the wire with Paige Boone claiming the game-winning neckshot in the last minute of regulation. Preventing Hawaii Polo Life from sealing a historical three-peat victory, BTA/The Villages took their place as the new champions with a…

Ghantoot Polo claimed the IFZA Gold Cup 2021 Trophy

The final match of the IFZA Gold Cup 2021 was intense from start to finish. UAE Polo had grabbed the lead early on the game with a flurry of goals from Tomas Panelo. It was an uphill battle for Ghantoot Polo to score a goal during the second chukker which they finally broke through at the start of the third and made an amazing comeback, ending the chukker with a 4 goal advantage with plenty of successful penalty shots from Marcos Araya. The final minutes of the game had seen…

Habtoor Polo and UAE Polo Advances to the Semi Finals of the IFZA Gold Cup 2021

The quarterfinals of the IFZA Gold Cup 2021 at the Al Habtoor Resort and Polo Club in Dubai concluded and has set the line-up for the semifinals of the tournament that is scheduled on the 2nd of March. Habtoor Polo defeated the Dubai Wolves by CAFU by a mere 1 goal lead as both teams competed in the first half of the afternoon. Felix Esain started the game with 2 goals for Habtoor Polo matched by a goal from the patron of the opposing team – Habtoor Al Habtoor. The…

Sotheby’s New York presents a series of three American Art auctions

This winter season, Sotheby’s New York presents a series of three American Art auctions. The series brings together artworks that span the full range of the category – from traditional 19th-century landscape paintings, Impressionist and Modern portraits, art of the American West by important pioneers of the genre and their contemporary counterparts, to beloved illustrations from Ludwig Bemelmans’s original Madeline stories. Lots from all three sales can be viewed in a highlights exhibition at our York Avenue headquarters from Saturday 27 February – Tuesday 2 March 2021 by appointment. To schedule…

Master Cup triumph for Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The Final of the Polo Masters Cup saw two teams rush to score the first goal on the first chukker with Tomy Iriarte breaking the lead for Battistoni Polo team on the next chukker. This initial lead was beaten with three consecutive goals from Benjamin Panelo shifting the lead to UAE Polo team by halftime. The penultimate chukker saw excellent goals from both teams courtesy of Rashid Al Abbar for UAE Polo and two back to back goals, mid-field, from Raja Abuljebain for Battistoni. With a two-goal lead at the beginning of…

2020 CHINESE HORSE CULTURE PROMOTION AWARD for POLO&LUXURY

We are very proud to announce that POLO & LUXURY MAGAZINE was awarded yesterday in Beijing with the 2020 CHINESE HORSE CULTURE PROMOTION AWARD by the Chinese Horse Industry Association. Unfortunately, because of the corona pandemic, the leader of POLO&LUXURY (Birgit Hügli-Herrmann/ founder&owner) and Cris Hügli (CEO) could not be on site to receive the award personally. They are both very much appreciate the many years of pleasant cooperation with the Chinese Horse Industry Association and their excellent support for equestrian sports, horse culture and horse breeding. And Birgit and…

Habtoor Polo, the host’s team wins the final of the IFZA-Silver Cup in Dubai

Habtoor Polo team faced the formidable UAE Polo team at the final match with Guillermo Willington who grabbed the lead for UAE Polo during the first chukker. Facundo Sola delivered two consecutive penalty goals that shifted the advantage to Habtoor Polo. Spectators witnessed an excellent last-second goal from Felix Esain during the third chukker after he stole the ball from Tomas Panel and drove in a neck shot from 60 yards. UAE Polo inched ahead with their half-point as Lucas Monteverde Jr. and Willington scored mid-chukker. But the 2 goals…

Sotheby’s Masters Week: $92 Million for Botticelli’s “Portrait of a young man holding a roundel “

With over 1.3 million people watching, Sandro Botticelli’s Portrait of a young man holding a roundel made history during Sotheby’s Masters Week. Sotheby’s marquee Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I auction in New York saw a historic sale for a work by the preeminent Florentine master Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli. The painting, an exquisite work of the Italian Renaissance, achieved an astonishing $92.2 million to lead Sotheby’s Masters Week, a series of seven auctions encompassing Old Master paintings, drawings and sculpture spanning more than half a millennium…

Team EVVIVA POLO ST. MORITZ on board for the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP

Evviva Polo St. Moritz (SUI) is on board for the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP, joining Chantilly Polo Club (FRA), Hamburger Polo Club (GER), Dos Lunas Polo Club (SPA) and Moscow Polo Club (RUS). The Polo Rider Cup will be held from 10 to 20 June 2021 at the Polo Club of Chantilly, north of Paris. The Evviva Polo St. Moritz team will comprise the following players: Andy Bihrer/Piero Dillier (0) Lucas Labat (5) Martin Aguerre (7) Tommy Rinderknecht (0) Tommy Rinderknecht, Captain of Evviva Polo St. Moritz, comments: “Evviva Polo…

USA – 2021 Pacific Coast Circuit Officers Cup Champions: B League

Playing a strong and steady follow-up style of polo, B League (Virgil Kyle, Pelon Escapite, Alejandro Gonzalez, Joe Henderson, Quinn Kyle) trailed only once early in the first chukker, overpowering JC Polo/Folded Hills (Jemma Contreras, Christopher Busch, Jesse Bray*, Bayne Bossom*) to win the 2021 Pacific Coast Circuit Officers Cup at Eldorado Polo Club (Indio, California) by a final score of 12-9. On a sunny day in Southern California, goals were not easy to capture, but Bray gave JC Polo/Folded Hills their only lead of the day with his first…

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