Polo America Classic
March 18, 2017
Eldorado Polo Club, Indio, California
Proceeds from the event benefit the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children. Proceeds from the event benefit Rady Children’s Hospital. Festivities include a Grayse fashion show, formal luncheon, polo and a half-time money drop by Big Blue Air. The helicopter will fly over the field during the traditional divot stop dropping (400 ) $1 bills and (1) $100 bill. Event sponsors are: Augustine Casino, Hoffman International Properties, Grayse, Ruthless Jewelry, Textron Aviation and Big Blue Air.
- Gold Package: $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of (10). Includes: formal luncheon, Grayse Fashion Show and polo match
- Platinum Package: $200 per person or $2,000 for a table of (10). Includes formal luncheon, Grayse Fashion Show, polo match and tickets to the Textron Aviation Hanger Party (cocktails and hors d’oeuvres) on March 16
Call (760) 773-1636 to RSVP.
Polo America Wellington Barn Tour
March 25, 2017
Barn enthusiasts have the opportunity to tour 5 of the largest and most prestigious barns in Wellington to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. These magnificent barns are opening for 4 tours on Saturday. Tour times are 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Fifty passenger luxury buses will leave from Suri West, 13410 Southshore Blvd., in Wellington. The five barns on the tour include Double H Farm, Tonkawa Polo Barn, Pony Express Barn, Santa Rita Polo Farm and J5 Valiente Polo Barn.
The architecture of the barns range from Spanish to Classic American Style, Santa Barbara Mission Style and Argentine Estancias. The J5 Valiente Polo Barn is the largest barn in the United States. It is 80,000 square feet and has 130 stalls. The Santa Rita Polo Farm, home of the Grand Champions Polo Club, features 5 barns — 4 20-stall barns and 1 40-stall barn. Four of the barns are for polo. The fifth barn is Double H Farm, a show jumper and hunter barn. This incredible 20-acre farm includes three barns, a grass Grand Prix field with an open water, in ground liverpool and table bank, a large sand ring with excellent Martin Collins footing and 9 grass paddocks.
What is on most equestrians’ wish lists for their barns comes standard for the barns on this tour. They include multiple tack rooms, feed rooms, veterinarian facilities, treadmills, offices, hot walkers, fly spray systems, kitchens, offices, gyms, laundry rooms, owners’ lounges, wine cellars, barbecue pits, fireplaces, farriers’ sheds, wash racks, grooms’ quarters, quarantine barns, polo fields, tracks, stick and ball fields, maintenance buildings, generators and more.
Tickets are $50 per person. Price includes the bus ride, a gift bag and refreshments at several barns. Attendance is limited to 200 people.
For tickets call (760) 668-6093.
September 1-3, 2017
Hotel del Coronodo, Coronodo, California