Polo Players Edition


Polo Players' Edition is the official publication of the U.S. Polo Association. Dedicated to the sport of polo, it features player profiles, game strategy, horse care, playing tips, polo club news and tournament results.

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POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N 21 T HE USPA, USPA Global Licensing and International Polo Club Palm Beach hosted an exclusive media day, sponsored by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, to unveil the Gauntlet of Polo trophy at the Hilton in West Palm Beach, Florida, Jan. 16. The newly revealed trophy design incorporates three rearing polo ponies, representing the C.V. Whitney, the Gold Cup and the U.S. Open Championship, standing guard around a sleek tower supporting a Gauntlet logo crafted out of sterling silver. The trophy will stand nearly 3- feet tall at its highest point. Gauntlet action begins February 13. The winner-take-all purses for the C.V. Whitney and Gold Cup are $125,000 each; the purse for the U.S. Open is $250,000, and if the same team wins all three, there is a bonus of $500,000. THE GAUNTLET Trophy unveiled CORRECTION We misidentified USPA Rocky Mountain Lieutenant Governor Vincenzo Sanagline on the cover of the January issue. The name listed was Barclay Knopp, walking next to Kareem Rosser. We apologize for the error.

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