Double Victories on the Last Day of Dubai Open 2021 Qualifiers

The IFZA Gold Cup 2021 concluded its qualifying matches with a win for Abu Dhabi Polo and Dubai Wolves by CAFU teams. Jeronimo del Carril opened the afternoon with a goal and secured an early lead for Zedan which the team kept past halftime. The determining chukker had seen both teams rush to secure the win. Abu Dhabi Polo scored a total of 4 goals at the final chukker and secured its spot at the semifinals of the tournament. The last match of the afternoon had seen Habtoor Al Habtoor,…

Dubai Polo Gold Cup – Ghantoot Polo secures a spot at the Semifinals

The Dubai Open 2021 is slowly whittling the line up for the quarterfinal and semifinals. The fifth day featured two matches with the first one between Ghantoot Polo and IFZA-Mahra Polo teams. The game was one-sided in the first half as Ghantoot Polo commanded a 6-goal lead. IFZA-Mahra Polo however managed to narrow the gap in scores by the penultimate chukker. The final minutes of the game saw Isidro Strada and Jacinto Amadori attempt to level the game but, the significant goal lead of Ghantoot Polo was enough to seal…

Third day IFZA Gold Cup – Ghantoot Polo and Habtoor Polo Teams successful

The Dubai Open 2021 continued with back to back qualifying matches on its third day – Ghantoot Polo versus Bangash and Habtoor Polo against IFZA-Mahra Polo. The first match opened with a stolen goal by Marcos Araya followed by subsequent goals from Cesar Crespo and Pablo Llorente for Ghantoot Polo. The first chukker closed with a 3 goal lead from Ghantoot which Bangash Polo crushed by the second chukker as the team carved a 2 goal lead with notable goals from Federico von Potobsky and Benjamin Panelo. Araya tied the…

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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127th Argentine Open: eighth-time win in a row for Cambiaso and Dolfina Saudi

In a totally atypical season, with several injuries among its members and even a defeat in Palermo, La Dolfina Saudi P. T. always reinvents itself and was won the final of the 127th Argentine Open, in the most important tournament in the world! In the decisive match of the 127th Argentine Polo Open HSBC, played at the legendary court 1 in Palermo, Aldofo Cambinaso and its Dolfina Saudi P.T.-Team won by a tight 10-8 against the in this season unbeaten Ellerstina Johor. 6 from 8 awards for the legendary Adolpho…

AM/UAE Polo wins the Sir Winston Churchill Cup 2020 in Dubai

The teams at the final of the Sir Winston Churchill Cup 2020 had spectators cheer with excitement. Habtoor Polo faced Ankora/Bangash at the Subsidiary Final and Dubai Wolves fought for the cup against AM/UAE Polo at the Final match. AM/UAE Polo dominated the first half of the final match with Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum scoring a goal for the team at the first chukker and, kept the lead until the end of the penultimate chukker. Dubai Wolves made an astounding comeback at the final chukker almost…