Jeremy Shockey, Ines Rivero, Alexis Stoudemire Attend World Polo League Beach Polo 2019

Jeremy Shockey, Ines Rivero, and Tito Gaudenzi
Jeremy Shockey, Ines Rivero, and Tito Gaudenzi

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World Polo League Beach Polo returned to the pristine sands of Miami Beach this past weekend for a luxurious and exciting lineup of polo matches, entertainment and more. The sold-out weekend invited guests to watch some of the greatest names of the sport play one another on the gorgeous sands of Miami, with polo players including Nic Roldan, Alejandro Novillo Astrada, Melissa Ganzi, Jason Crowder and Juan Bollini.

Winner US Polo ASSN Juan Bollini Jr, Carlitos Gracida, Grant Ganzi photo credit @michelangelo_photography
Winner US Polo ASSN Juan Bollini Jr, Carlitos Gracida, Grant Ganzi

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After three days of back-to-back matches, U.S. Polo Assn. emerged as the winning team with U.S. Polo Assn (9.5) vs Flexjet (8). Team players included Grant Ganzi, Juan Bollini Jr. and Carlitos Gracida. The winners were announced on Sunday, April 28th, where they took home the prize.

Alexis Stoudemire - photo credit @michelangelo_photography
Alexis Stoudemire

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Also significant was the lively celebrity charity match—Neiman Marcus Cup—where model Ines Rivero, former NFL player Jeremy Shockey, actor Sterling Jones, News Anchor Louis Aguirre and Swiss Professional Polo Player Tito Gaudenzi, all took part in the charitable match for onlookers to enjoy, benefitting Give Back for Special Equestrians. The organization benefits Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast, providing therapeutic riding for children and adults with physical, developmental or emotional disabilities.

Caroline Vreeland and Jason Odio Photo Credit @michelangelo_photography
Caroline Vreeland and Jason Odio

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Additional notable attendees included Caroline Vreeland, Alexis Stoudemire, Jocelyn Wildenstein, Louis Aguirre and Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber, among many others.  

In the VIP tent, guests enjoyed specialty bites and signature cocktails, including tacos & Mexican bites from Bodega Taqueria y Tequila and sips of Whispering Angel Rosé as they took in all the action from the comfort of the luxurious setting.

World Polo League Beach Polo 6 Photo Credit Alchemy (1)
World Polo League Beach Polo

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Partners and sponsors for the weekend included: 

Presenting: World Polo League.

Team Sponsors: World Polo League; U.S. Polo Assn.; Speedärt Motorsports; Peroni: FlexJet: Fiji: Setai; Italkraft.

Outfitter: U.S. Polo Assn.

Hospitality: The Setai, Miami Beach; SLS South Beach; Menin Hospitality; W Hotel South Beach.

Charity: Give Back For Special Equestrians; Museum Of Polo Hall Of Fame.

Supporting Sponsors: Barbados; Fisher Island Club; YachtLife; Mandrake; PE Fitness; Bodega; CC Homes; Lalique; Cartier Eyewear; Miami Cocktail; Peroni; Château d’Esclans; Whispering Angel; Casa Noble Tequila; FIJI; Harmless Harvest; Halo Sport, the Bungalow Bazaar; Sonder & Holliday; Vale Cuarto; Hido; Vitasquad, Casa Tua; Chukker TV; and Grand Champions Polo Club.

Nick Roldan photo credit @michelangelo_photography
Nick Roldan

Photo Credit: Michelangelo Photography

Jeremy Shockey and Tito Gaudenzi Photo Credit Alchemy
Jeremy Shockey and Tito Gaudenzi

Photo Credit: Alchemy Agency

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