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2013 Bridgehampton Polo Challenge

Bridgehampton Polo 17th Season

Polo ArtworksOnce again, Bridgehampton Polo Club will host the coveted Polo Challenge. This summer’s matches promise to be among the most exciting in the sport of polo. Some of the world's greatest equestrian athletes will compete for one of the sport's most treasured prizes.

An Overview of the Sport

Nacho Figueras on the field at the Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge at Bridgehampton Polo ClubA polo match lasts about 2 hours and is divided into 6 timed periods called chukkers. The object of the game is to hit the ball down the field and through the goal posts to score. During half time, spectators go onto the field in a social tradition called divot stomping.

2013 Tournament Season

The 17th annual season of polo matches opener features White Birch Farm vs. Lechuza Caracas on Saturday July 20th at the Bridgehampton Polo Club.

sportPOLO.com Web Slice • Saturdays July 20th to August 24th @ 3pm
Matches take place from 4PM to 6PM.
General admission tickets ($25 per car) are only available on the day of the polo match and benefit the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center.
The VIP tent hosts an invitation-only cocktail reception for exclusive guests each Saturday afternoon during the tournament.
sportPOLO.com Best Playing Pony Award and Trophies for the Mecedes-Benz Polo Challenge at Bridgehampton Polo Club

2013 Bridgehampton Polo Teams

Four polo teams will compete in the high goal tournament for 6 weeks from July 20th to the tournament final on August 24th.

White Birch
Peter Brant Peter Brant 1
Mariano Aguerre 9
Matias Magrini 8
TBD  
18
Lechuza Caracas
Victor Vargas Victor Vargas 1
Juan Martin Nero 10
Mariano Gracida 3
Tommy Goti 6
20
Equuleus
Joe DiMenna Joe DiMenna 0
Mariano Gonzalez 7
Christian “Magoo” Laprida 8
Martin Pepa 6
20
Heathcote
Steve Lefkowitz Steve Lefkowitz 0
Naco Taverna 6
Tommy Biddle 6
Nick Manifold 5
17

Some of the East End’s most high-profile and influential audience of VIPs, celebrities and media regularly attend the Saturday polo matches.

Travel Directions

Visitors are welcome at the Bridgehampton Polo Club on Saturdays this summer. General admission tickets ($25 per car) are available on the day of the polo match and benefit the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center.

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The Bridgehampton Polo Club hosts the Polo Challenge at 849 Hayground Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11976
Bridgehampton Polo Club, 849 Hayground Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11976