WELLINGTON THE MAGAZINE – November 2021

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Equestrian Season Preview

Exciting 2022 Season Planned At The Grand Champions Polo Club The 2022 winter/spring season at the Grand Champions Polo Club will include some of the most exciting polo matches available in Wellington. Just when you think that they couldn’t possibly recreate the exciting experiences from the previous season, Melissa Ganzi and her team at Grand Champions have plans to surpass all expectations. “Spectators at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington can look forward to truly being entertained and impressed by the majestic equine athletes,” Ganzi said. “2022 will be filled with excitement, surprises and unforgettable polo.”

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Grand Champions will host a full season of exhilarating polo matches, fabulous cuisine, entertainment, and “Worth Avenue West,” a shopping village featuring exquisite shops from the famed Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. If you have yet to visit, the Grand Champions Polo Club features the only 26-goal polo matches in Wellington, which is the highest level of the sport played outside of Argentina. It showcases the world’s best equine athletes in a sport where 80 percent of the game is based on the horses. To play the highest level of polo, the players need the most

exceptional equine partners. The club will offer polo at a wide array of levels in 2022. 26 Goal World Polo League — The All-Star Challenge runs from Feb. 4 through Feb. 20; the Tommy Hitchcock Legacy Memorial runs from Feb. 16 through Feb. 27; the Founders Cup runs from Feb. 23 through March 13; the Palm Beach Open runs from March 9 through March 27; the Triple Crown of Polo runs from March 23 through April 16; and the Beach Polo World Cup Miami Beach will be held April 22 through April 24.

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