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From the President From the Publisher Polo Sponsorship The Voice: Bradley Hendrix Trophy/Banner Contributors Hats & Polo

Brandywine Heads South for the Winter 2011 Season Rewind Polo Alumni: Dick Ellingsworth The 2012 Polo Players 2012 Season Schedule Trophy Tournaments 2011

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| from the president

Welcome to Brandywine Polo Club

Z JIM GRAHAM

Growth! 2012 marks a year of considerable growth for the club as all the long hours attracting and developing players is showing up in record numbers of new players joining Brandywine for the 2012 season. Friday night Twilight Polo will be their showcase. Come out and join us on Friday evenings for polo, music and local wines under the stars. This new fixture has turned out to be a very popular venue for family and friends after a long work week. Growth! Brendan Walsh is back this year continuing his Club Development activities. Sponsorship for Sunday matches is at an all time high as more and more businesses appreciate the benefits of our idyllic setting and attendance demographics. Ericka Fuchsloche joins Brandywine this year as Director of Membership Development. Ericka will be taking the overall membership experience to a new level for both playing and non playing members. See Brendan and Ericka to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, social memberships/parking and other opportunities to be a part of the Brandywine experience. Growth! The polo school enters its seven year of operation with over 30 horses, six instructors, an outdoor arena, three outdoor playing fields, hitting cage and a classroom for instruction. If you ever wanted to learn more about the game or to give it a try Brandywine is the place. Come see us at Brandywine Polo Academy and see how fun and affordable polo can be. This marks our 62nd season of polo being played at Brandywine and we keep growing! Thanks for coming out to Brandywine Polo Club. Enjoy the day. Scott W. Brown President

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| from the publisher

Building, Building, Building!

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Welcome back to Brandywine for our 2012 season. First of all I want to give a special thank you to Scott and Kathy Brown and all of our members for supporting us last year and making it so special. We started to see movement from new concepts like Friday Nights Under the Stars and expanding our special events programming. What is most exciting for me though is to see how much the polo is improving at the club and how many of our players are participating if off season activities. From Phillip winning tournaments down in Vero Beach, to 12 members visiting Argentina with Tommy, to Jake Brown kicking butt up at CSU all winter, we are starting to see a new level of commitment to the sport from everyone involved and we will certainly be a better club for it.

Brendan and father, Steve Walsh talk polo after an arena match during 2011.

We have some very special events planned this year too, from Philadelphia Style Magazine signing on as an official media partner to the new team sponsors of Borgata and Ritz Carlton. Thanks to John Colabelli, these new corporate entities interested in polo is sure to raise the profile a bit around Toughkenamon but more importantly it will allow us to offer more lessons and more clinics to those that are starting polo for the first time or returning to the game after taking a few years off. Get ready for more asados, more great vibes and of course more singing. I can’t leave this publisher’s note without mentioning the signals are telling me great things are happening. Or as Tommy would say, “Building, Building, Building!” Keep up the good work guys, 2012 is sure to be the best one yet. Brendan Walsh Publisher

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2012 SEASON President Scott Brown Publisher Brendan Walsh Advertising Sales Kathy Dress Graphic Design Harvey Walls Contributing Photographers Jim Graham, Nell Hoving For information about this publication or advertising inquiries, please contact the polo office or magazine@brandywinepolo.com

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NELL HOVING

2012Season Our Membership & Attendees Brandywine Polo Club’s membership and attendees are made up of high income, college educated professionals who enjoy an active lifestyle. They live and play in Chester County towns such as Kennett Square, Unionville, and West Chester, as well as Philadelphia and Wilmington. Our club attracts a wide range of ages from young, influential, urban professionals to established, more mature audiences with ample discretionary income. The average overall age is 30 to 55 with a median household income of $300,000 or more and average home value of $600,000. Their interests and lifestyle include equestrian pursuits, luxury automobiles, travel, real estate, dining out, and cultural activities. Weekly attendance averages approximately 400 with higher profile matches as high as 1,000. All enjoy the affluent, sporting lifestyle that polo embodies making BPC the perfect place for your organization to promote itself.

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BPC members… ~ median age of 30 to 55 years ~ college educated professionals ~ an active lifestyle ~ ample discretionary income

Our 2012 Season May 28th – Sept 23rd BPC’s season runs late May through late September and offers two weekly matches and a lively social scene. Kick off your weekend with “Friday Nights Under the Stars” sponsored by the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail. Enjoy polo as you sip on great local wine and listen to the region’s best live music. The big event is Sunday Polo. Tailgaters come out in style while social members and sponsors enjoy the members area, canopied tables, and our covered pavillion. Have a glorious end to your weekend at our post-polo parties complete with music and dancing.

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Sponsorship

Photos by Nell Hoving

Sponsorship Opportunities Partner: $500 Display your corporate banner at each of our Sunday polo games, our media pieces, and website. In addition you will be listed in our weekly newsletter and recognized by our announcer at each Sunday game. Additional banner – $250. Match Patron: $1,500 per Sunday, limited availability All the benefits of a “sponsor” (above) PLUS… Have an entire polo team play on your behalf in your corporate logos! Photo opportunities as you present awards at the match. Display two corporate banners, set up a display booth, and admit up to 20 guests in the member’s area. Additionally you will participate in two individual group polo lessons (trail ride option available). Event Sponsor: Starting at $4,000 Sponsor an entire day at Brandywine Polo Club! All the benefits of a “Game Sponsor” (above) PLUS… Naming rights for the polo match, use of our pavillion and grounds for a large group. Build your event around the spectacle of polo and the country setting offered by Brandywine Polo Club. Many additional options available.

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Additional Promotional Opportunities: Game Ball Throw In: $200 Ad & link on main page of our website for entire season: $750 Announced infomercial at every match: $600 Field Side Tailgate Spot: $500 Champagne Divot Stomp: $250

Brandywine Polo Club Nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Brandywine Valley is one of the east coast’s oldest polo establishments, Brandywine Polo Club (BPC). BPC has a long history of bringing the polo lifestyle to Chester County’s elite equestrian scene and Philadelphia society. An area already rich in tradition, taste, and culture, it brings to mind renowned names like Wyeth and duPont. That combined with the lush surrounding landscape make it the perfect setting for the sport of kings. 

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The Voice of Brandywine Polo

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Bradley Hendrix and friend, Megan Reese hanging at Willowdale.

This will be Bradley Hendrix’s 5th year as our announcer. Bradley is a self employed disc jockey hosting weekly trivia game shows in area restaurants as well providing entertainment for any event. He has been coming to Brandywine Polo since the late eighties. “Although I have been enjoying polo for many years the last few have, by far, been the most exciting! President Scott Brown, his wife, Kathy, along with Brendan Walsh have really made a huge difference in the public awareness and advancement of the club.” Bradley’s passion and knowledge of the game is apparent when calling a match. “I try to not only to entertain the crowd but tell them what to look for on the field so they can more fully appreciate the game.” Feel free to stop by the announcer stand anytime and say hello to Bradley.

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PHOTOS BY JAMES COUGHLIN

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know all of the hat wearers of the world and they are not who people think they are. People think that people wearing hats are looking for attention. But, in fact, they are often quite shy people who gain their power through wearing hats. Instead of popping a valium, a hat can make you feel better because it sort of takes you away from yourself. It makes you feel good. Once women universally understand that hats are empowering, they’ll be back in a big way.” – The wise words of milliner extraordinaire Philip Treacy, ladies and gentlemen. It is my belief that one would be hard pressed to find wiser insight, in regard to hats. With the warmer climes winking at us from just over the horizon, the mind turns to Summer fashion. Any chapeau enthusiast such as myself is simply delighted at the prospect of flaunting newer, brighter, bigger, and more outstanding pieces atop her (or his!) head come the sunny season, when one’s dress allows some room for a little more fun as the necessity of maintaining warmth ebbs for a bit. And where, say you, does one wear these headdresses? Well, where there are horses, there are hats, so any equestrian event would be a safe bet for prime hat-donning. The connection between the two can be traced back to the Ascot Racecourse in England, at which the wealthy and glamorous would display their latest fashion expressions- which, for the English, always included hats. A bond was forged between high fashion and horse racing, and it came as no surprise that this tradition was visibly present at the inaugural Kentucky Derby more than 100 years ago. In the fifties and sixties, with the development of coloring, styling products and technology, hair became a statement of its own, pushing hats out of the spotlight. This fading of a trend seemed only to add fuel to the fire of the extravagance in Derby Day hats, as the scarcity of seeing such accessories

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encouraged the wearers to present even more lavish and exotic pieces. Not just for Derby, hats are expected at any equestrian event, such as steeple chases, dressage and especially polo matches. They serve as a fashion statement as well as a functional one; since the matches are held outside under what can be an unforgiving sun, a wide brim can shade the face and let the wearer get away with minimal off the neck hair styling. More than comfort, the hats offer a chance to elevate the social experience of a match. They serve as ice breakers and conversation pieces in an environment where the horses are the centerpiece but there is a tremendous amount of reuniting, networking, schmoozing and friendship forming happening all at once. Polo is an intensely social experience, and offering up a little self expression can help one distinguish herself among the crowd. The advantage of being in an outdoor environment means the sky is quite literally the limit. This provides an excellent range of options for all tastes and personalities, from the novice hat wearer to the rabid enthusiast. When selecting headwear, some things to keep in mind (along with the obvious factor of complementing one’s ensemble) are: • Your physical comfort level: The simple elegance of a wide brimmed sun hat is a no fuss, low maintenance option for the lady who opts not to sacrifice comfort in the name of fashion. Toss an entire mounted duck on that hat though (as I’ve been known to do) and suddenly there is added weight and balance issues to contend with. The more complex and involved the piece, the more aware you will be aware of it, physically. • Hair type: This comes into play more when dealing with fascinators, as they tend to not be quite hats but fanciful pieces attached to the head via clip, pin, etc. Ladies with thick and long hair can stick a comb or pin into an updo and call it a day. With hair that isn’t so textured and even poker-straight, it can be difficult

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to find the friction to harness a few comb teeth. This is when a headband becomes a gal’s best friend, or an alligator clip attachment. • How much attention would you like to generate? Are you comfortable being kindly stared at and photographed? Speaking as a city bird, I’m often taking public transportation to hat-centric events and my fashion statement can be awkwardly out of context when placed against the backdrop of gritty Suburban Station. I can feel the eyes on me, and I can feel my cheeks flush and my pulse quicken. Sometimes camera phones come out and instead of playing shy I turn to the oglers and wink. This is because I relish the attention. I put a tremendous amount of thought and effort into my look, my costume, and to be recognized for it is rewarding. If you are not looking for this type of interaction, however, I’d suggest toning it down a little… like, not wearing a taxidermy squirrel on your head. That said, any and all hats are welcome in the polo community. I have never felt more welcomed and comfortable among people coming from such different backgrounds as myself and my other city gals. It’s a tightly knit family, of sorts, eager to create a memorable experience and their enthusiasm is contagious – I mean, where else does one see a pullout picnic table spread thick with polo-themed cocktails, emerging from the trunk of a Packard? Don’t let this lavish behavior fool you though, the polo crowd is also a down to earth bunch of folks. I recall remarking to one of them at how disarmingly accepting, friendly and surprisingly rowdy they all seemed to be, and her response was “well, sure, it’s hard to discount anyone when you’re knee deep in horseshit”. And on that charming note, my friends, I must bid adieu. I’ve got some hats to make. See you on the field!  Beth Beverly is a fashion taxidermist in Philadelphia specialising in custom and wearable products. To learn more please visit diamondtoothtaxidermy.com.

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Brandywine Heads South for the Winter By Kate McClung

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n early December, nine players from Brandywine Polo boarded a plane for Buenos Aires, leaving the brisk cold temperatures of Pennsylvania behind for sunny hot Argentina. We were on our way to “The Tommy Ezcurra Polo Holiday,” a 10 day trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina to improve our polo skills and attend the finals of one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world, the Argentine Open. With excitement and nerves, I joined this group of polo fanatics, most of whom I hardly knew before boarding the flight. As soon as we landed, we were greeted at the airport with big hugs and the familiar sounds of Sinatra tunes from Tommy. We soon met our driver Fernando, and began the hour and a half drive to Open Door, Argentina where we would be living and playing polo for 10 days. When we arrived at the farm where we would be staying, we were greeted by Tommy’s wife Lorena, who showed us to our rooms in the two ranch houses on the property. This is where we would be eating, relaxing and bonding in the next 10 days. Soon we were off again, taking the short drive to the private polo fields of La Carolina in Lujan, where our Gaucho named Tio Luis and two grooms were waiting with horses tacked up and resting for us. A note about our grooms for the trip – they were amazingly kind, knowledgeable, and supportive, and didn’t speak a word of English. By the end of the trip, I had an intricate communication style down, using a combination of my attempts at a few Spanish words, facial expressions, and my own invented sign language. It must have been hilarious for them. I also quickly learned the Spanish names of my two favorite horses, but the grooms already knew by the huge

smile and big pats on the neck as I rode off the field. Still, by the end of the week I had so much I wanted to say to those around me (For example, “I love it here!!”), that I vowed to learn Spanish before I went back. We were also lucky enough to spend quality time with the Urquiza family who owned La Carolina. They had been playing polo for multiple generations and all three brothers had played along with their father in dozens of tournaments over the last 20 years. We got to see the other side of Argentine polo without the pomp and circumstance of the Open. This was real family polo! That first day we had a stick and ball session, where players practice their hitting and riding skills, getting a feel for the horses and the field. We were all tired from the trip, but quite happy to be on horseback, mallets in hand. Soon we headed back to the ranch, to be welcomed by the smells of Lorena’s delicious cooking. Homemade empanadas were on the menu, along with wine and beer for a welcome happy hour out on the back porch. That week we would spend most of our free time at home together on this back porch, overlooking the lawn, the horse fields and the pool, soaking up the sun and enjoying some of the best meals (with some of the best company) I’ve had in my life. Day after day, Lorena came up with something new that I didn’t know I loved. She would make us fresh green salads, carrot salad, beet salad, tomato salad, homemade pizza with all different fresh toppings, and desserts with fresh fruit. And of course, the meat was like nothing I’ve ever had before. Traditional Asado cooked over the open fire grill outside were

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flavorful and tender and so memorable that I can almost still taste it. Most meals we were joined by a member of Tommy’s family or friends, and enjoyed getting to know his parents, brother, brother-in-law and friends over late night drinks on the ranch. Some nights we even enjoyed a private concert with the Ezcurra brothers, singing Harry Connick Jr. in harmony as we sat on the back porch and enjoyed the Argentine night sky. Throughout the week we got into our routine of lessons with Tommy in the morning, back for a homemade lunch and short break, then back to the polo fields for afternoon chukkas. Day after day we saw our skills improving and our afternoon games getting faster and more accurate. We practiced our swings, defensive ride offs and hooks, and lead changes in the mornings, then put them to use in our afternoon chukkas. Another note here: As I was fairly new to playing on the grass (most people learn polo in the arena) along with 3 other riders (Ian, Jess and Annie), my fellow players from Brandywine who were more experienced were encouraging and supportive, and really gave me the confidence to excel in Argentina. For that I thank them very much (that means you Lyndon, Rich, Kirk, and Ericka). Most afternoons we would arrive to the polo field to see one of Tommy’s friends riding across the field, ponying two horses to play in the afternoon chukkas. In between chukkas, the gracious owners of the polo fields and ponies would bring us over a basket filled with juice and tea sandwiches, a welcome sight as we rode off the field and towards the shade of the trees along the field. At the end of the week, with much hard work from Tommy, we were lucky enough to compete in 4-team tournament, with local pros and the family members Below: Our Argentine home.

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Top left: Compliments to the chef! Middle: A welcome sight on a hot afternoon. Right: Kirk Hoffman and Rich Walkup race towards the ball during an afternoon chukka.

who owned the polo fields. Prizes were donated from local tack shops in Buenos Aires, and the children of some of the players diligently attended to the scoreboard. It was a great experience to be able to play in a tournament with such great players, and I hope it’s a tradition that continues on in Open Door for many years. Beyond the incredible amount of polo we got to play, Tommy kept our social schedule booked as well. The second night we were there we joined a local polo club for a Friday night party for drinks and homemade pizza in their outdoor pavilion. Other evenings we would leave our afternoon chukkas and enjoy some drinks with local friends in what might have been the only bar in the small town of Open Door. We met some of Tommy’s local friends, along with others who were visiting Argentina on polo trips. And then there was the Argentine Open tournament in Palermo, Buenos Aires. Players like Aldofo Cambiaso (one of the few players in the world with a 10-goal handicap), Juan Martin Nero, and David Sterling showed their skills on the field in two incredible matches. The level of polo and teamwork were unlike any we had ever seen. Beyond that, we couldn’t take our eyes off the horses. The speed and fitness demonstrated by these ponies was incredible. On the sidelines, the grooms cantered one gorgeous polo pony after another back and forth, waiting for the signal to switch horses from the players. Underneath the stands on either side were restaurants and bars, where we would celebrate after the matches, along with the occasional celebrity or, better yet, polo player from the match. Our favorite bar at the stadium was Chandon where, as you could guess from the name, the champagne and celebrations were flowing. The Argentine fans had no problem welcoming us into the celebration and after the final match we celebrated as if it was our own win. I am so thankful for Brandywine Polo Academy and Tommy Ezcurra for this incredible opportunity. Tommy’s family and friends welcomed us with open arms and made it feel as though we spent the week with old friends. I fell in love with the countryside, culture, new Argentine friends and of course ponies of Argentina, and can’t wait to find an excuse to go back. Thanks to a great coach and players, I am so excited to use all that I’ve learned on the field this summer at Brandywine Polo and I hope to see you at one of our Friday night league games! 

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Alumni Spotlight:

Dick Ellingsworth

Playing as a pro at Chukker Valley mid 1960s.

By Brendan Walsh

Dick Ellingsworth in his living room. His passion is still there for polo.

D Dick is no newcomer to polo; he has played and schooled ponies for some of the top teams and gotten his pointers from some top players. Always quick to give someone a hand with bandaging their pony or fixing their tack, Dick usually plays one of the back spots for the CV team. – Chukker Valley Polo Program, page 19, 1967.

ick Ellingsworth of Coatesville, PA has many fond memories of playing polo at Brandywine for a number of seasons a few years ago. Ellingsworth remembers duking it out under the lights of the arena and hanging out in the clubhouse having a few beers after the game. He speaks proudly of the 45 horses owned by the club and how 8 all male teams from Myopia, Oakbrook, Maryland, Lancaster and Chucker Valley all showed up for the Gerald Balding pretty much every year. For those of you like me who don’t seem to recognize some of his memories that might be because it’s actually more than a few years ago now. Ellingsworth was part of Brandywine before we actually had fields, back when we played in Fairmount Park. The year was 1952 and surprisingly not that much has changed. A Unionville High graduate Ellingsworth started in June of ’52 three days after high school graduation. Back then Brandywine played in Philadelphia and trucked horses the 37 miles or 1hr 20 minute drive up Rt. 1 past Media and into Philly. This is before I-95 and back when Connie Mack stadium was the main focal point of sports, not Citizen’s Bank park. (continued on page 24)

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Brandywine Polo as it was in the 60s.

Clubhouse circa 1967.

Left: Arena Right: Entrance

“No matter who you were or where you were from, on Sunday when you put on those whites, you were just a polo player. And that’s all that mattered.” Polo Ponies Memorial 12-Goal Tournament 1968.

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Cover 1967

“I never made a lot of money, but I always felt I was doing what I wanted to do and following my heart.”

(continued from page 32) Brandywine’s players then as now came from all walks of life. “No matter who you were or where you were from, on Sunday when you put on those whites, you were just a polo player. And that’s all that mattered.” I sat down with Ellingsworth a few weeks ago to share some stories and talk polo, something he has been away from for over 40 years now. Ellingsworth was a groom for 5 seasons for Brandywine’s first polo Manager 10 goaler Ray Harrington. Ray ran the club for club founder Jimmy McHugh for eight seasons. Not much has changed since then, we have an extra field now, women are welcome to play and pros grace our pitches as the best players (minus Jake Brown of course) instead of a host of locals kicking butt up and down the East Coast. For his full time work Dick earned 65 dollars a week as a groom. Ellingsworth storied career in polo took him down to San Antonio a few seasons and playing with Squadron A in New York City. He played down in Del Ray Beach Florida and Aiken a few years as well. In May

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of 1957 Ellingsworth was drafted and sent to Mainz Army Base roughly 25 miles from Frankfurt, Germany for two years. From there his business career took him from Luken’s Steel, Capital Baking Company and the Unionville Saddle Shop. “I never made a lot of money, but I always felt I was doing what I wanted to do and following my heart.” Giving up polo? “Well it was never my intent but after years of trying to get my son into horses and polo I finally realized it wasn’t his passion and starting coaching baseball and football instead. Ellingsworth returned to the game a few seasons in the mid and late 60’s to play as a pro at Chukker Valley in Gilbertsville, but his fondest polo moments are at Brandywine. “ We used to come out and play at Brandywine win the first game but then lose the next few, scheduling was always tough too having a full time non-polo job. Ellingsworth will be tacking horses this summer for Tommy Ezcurra after an absence of almost 45 years. Welcome back Dick! 

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Julia Smith Dixon Stroud Brian Sweeney Ellen Tracey Tom Utter Juan Vidal Jackie Viens Rich Walkup Brendan Walsh Steve Walsh Johanna Walters Kathy Whitman

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Schedule Date

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June 1st

5:30pm

June League Game 1



3rd

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Wasmer Schroeder Cup

Wasmer Schroeder

8th

5:30pm

June League Game 2



2012 Season

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10th

3pm

CC Hospital Cup

Chester County Hospital

15th

5:30pm

June League Game 3



17th

3pm

Sullivan Cup

Mr. and Mrs. Shane Sullivan

22nd

5:30pm

McHugh 4 Goal Semi-Final



24th

3pm

McHugh 4 Goal Final

Paoli Hospital

29th

5:30pm

Women’s Tournament Semi-Final



July 1st

3pm

Dress for Success Women’s Final

Dress for Success

6th

5:30pm

Challenge Cup 6 Goal Semi-Final



8th

3pm

Challenge Cup 6 Goal Final



13th

5:30pm

July League Game 1



15th

3pm

Jockey’s Polo Cup

Chasin for Chalfin

20th

5:30pm

July League Game 2



22nd

3pm

Philadelphia Cup

Mole Street

27th

5:30pm

Challenge Cup 6 Goal Semi Finals



29th

3pm

Challenge Cup 6 Goal Finals



Aug 3

5:30pm

July League Game 3



5th

3pm

Sunday Polo

Philadelphia Style Magazine

10th

5:30pm

August League Game 1



12th

3pm

Sunday Polo



17th

5:30pm

August League Game 2



19th

3pm

Sunday Polo



24th

5:30pm

Polo Ponies 12 Goal Semi-Final



26th

3pm

Polo Ponies 12 Goal Final



31th

5:30pm

August League Game 3



Sept 2nd

3pm

Sunday Polo



7th

5:30pm

September League Game 1



9th

3pm

Richie Jones Memorial

The Jones Family

14th

5:30pm

September League Game 2



16th

3pm

UK Combined Services Team



21st

5:30pm

September League Game 3



23rd

3pm

Sunday Polo Closing Day



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MEXICO vs USA Photos by DEK Photography

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SULLIVAN CUP Photos by DEK Photography

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RICHIE JONES MEMORIAL

Photos by Claudia Langmaid

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2012 Edition of the Brandywine Polo Club Magazine.

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