The sporting event that epitomizes a quintessential summer afternoon in the Hamptons will return with the 15th Anniversary Season of Bridgehampton Polo. Set to take place at Two Trees Farm for six consecutive Saturdays from July 23rd through August 27th, five hundred Hamptons tastemakers will be invited to sip on fine bubbly and mingle in the new, exclusive Blue Star Jets VIP Tent while taking in the thrills of high goal polo action on the CIRCA Championship Field.
Co-Founder and Owner of Bridgehampton Polo Club Peter Brant says, “We are looking forward to celebrating our 15th Anniversary and have plans for an exciting season ahead. Once again Bridgehampton Polo Club will host some of the top polo players in the world and we look forward to welcoming our sponsorship partners and the thousands of fans who are expected to join us this season,” continues Brant. Amongst the players that will take to the CIRCA Championship Field for the Monty Waterbury Cup (one of the oldest, most prestigious high goal tournaments taking place July 23 – August 6) and the Hamptons Cup (August 13 – August 27) are Nacho Figueras, polo star and face the of Ralph Lauren, as well as high-goalers Mariano Aguerre playing for White Birch, Tomas Garcia del Rio playing for Certified and CIRCA high- goaler Christian “Magoo” La Prida.
CIRCA’s Chairman and CEO Chris Del Gatto, himself an active polo player and captain of the CIRCA team that reached last year’s finals, says “After having a great run last season with the CIRCA Polo Team, we are thrilled to come back for what will be a precedent-setting season; with the added excitement of sponsoring the CIRCA Championship Field.”
With the 20-goal polo action as the backdrop, guests in the new Blue Star Jets VIP Tent will be treated to a new level of sophistication and entertainment including live musical performances, celebrity hosts, notable chefs and specialty bars as well as exclusive fashion boutiques such as Alex and Ani and Monocle Order. This season for the first time, a limited number of prime field side tables under the Blue Star Jets VIP tent will also be made available for guests interested in the ultimate entertaining experience for friends, colleagues or clients. With seating for up to 10 guests, each table can be purchased for the season at $10,000 and will feature a personalized level of service. President of Blue Star Jets Todd Rome says “After being a proud supporter of Bridgehampton Polo for many years, we are thrilled to come on board in an even bigger way this season. VIP guests can expect a level of luxury and service synonymous with the Blue Star Jets name,” continues Rome.
Partnering with Donna Karan, Bridgehampton Polo Club is also honored to announce the Urban Zen Lounge to benefit Hope Help and Rebuild Haiti. Started by Donna Karan and her Urban Zen Foundation immediately following the January 2010 earthquake, the Hope Help and Rebuild Haiti initiative is aimed at galvanizing a community in response to Haiti’s need to rebuild. The Urban Zen Lounge will offer the Urban Zen Retail Collection supporting this incredible foundation and its initiatives. Additional options for polo fans include field side tailgate tents available for purchase for the season or simply enjoying the afternoon in the grandstands. Gate entrance fee is $20 for standard parking and $40 for premier parking.
Bridgehampton Polo Club is located at Two Trees Farm at 849 Hayground Road in Bridgehampton New York. The 2011 15th Anniversary Season will commence on July 23rd for six consecutive Saturdays concluding August 27th. For up-to-date polo information, please contact the Bridgehampton Polo Line at 631-613-1377.