Polo followers and fans will have the special opportunity to witness the world's best polo players come together for the exciting Lucchese 40-Goal Polo Challenge. Eight of the most famed international polo players will graciously donate their time to play in this not-to-be-missed event, which will benefit the Polo Players Support Group (PPSG). This year's highly anticipated line-up will feature Airstream against Pilot Catastrophe Services.
Being the only 40-Goal event in North America, the game will be an exciting display of skill, teamwork and action from the most talented polo players the sport has to offer.
The challenge game will also feature extremely accomplished professionals such as Mariano Aguerre, Sebastian Merlos, Hilario Ulloa and Sapo Caset. The Pieres family, including Facundo, Gonzalito and Nico will participate in the high-level of play that only this event can offer to Wellington's polo fans. Youngest member of the Pieres family, Nico Pieres, will be making his event debut this year as he was recently raised to 10-goals in Argentina.
- AIRSTREAM: Adolfo Cambiaso, Sebastian Merlos, Sapo Caset, Nico Pieres.
- PILOT: Facundo Pieres, Hilario Ulloa, Gonzalito Pieres, Mariano Aguerre.
The Lucchese 40-Goal Polo Challenge will also feature a seated dinner followed by silent and live auctions that will raise money for the Polo Players Support Group - the only organization that provides financial support to players, grooms, and other members of the polo community that have been seriously injured or are ill. Since 2000, the PPSG has raised over $2.2 million in funds that have been distributed to 71 polo community members in need.
Want to help the cause but can't attend the event?
Title sponsor Lucchese is donating 20% of purchase proceeds to the cause when you shop on lucchese.com and use the promo code LUC40GOAL at check out!
Bids for the auction will be accepted by phone. Call Dave Offen at 516-528-3821. Contact Offen early to assure your call will be taken at the time of bidding.
Prof. Paola Maldonado
News: Phelps Media Group
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