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Chris Maloney, Gaston VonWernich, Ashton Wolf, Ramon Richard

WILLIS ALLEN  MEMORIAL  CUP HISTORY The Willis Allen Memorial Cup is a fairly new tournament here at the San Diego Polo Club and is held in honor of our “Founding Father” Willis Allen. Together with his son-in-law Harry Collins and grandson Chris, Willis developed the property where the San Diego Polo Club resides. Willis was a gentle, humble man who loved the sport and his horses. A week before his death in the summer of 2004, Willis was still playing polo on his beloved polo ponies. Field #1 is dedicated in his memory.

RECAP Last year’s cup saw great action in the first match between Trinity and Southwind / Adeptus. In an exciting finish, and with the score tied up at 10-10 in the 6th chukker, San Diego Polo Club founding member, Colleen Wilson, broke away to score the winning goal for Southwind / Adeptus. The day’s feature match pitted team StarMeadow against Tritech / San Judas. In an example of just how intense the game of polo can get, Gaston VonWernich and his horse Fleur took a nasty spill during the match. Both rebounded without serious injury and Tritech / San Judas played on to win the Willis Allen Memorial Cup. 42

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WILLIS ALLEN  MEMORIAL  CUP Chris Maloney makes a clean backshot to reverse the action on his side of the field.

Profile for San Diego Polo Club

San Diego Polo Magazine 2012  

The San Diego Polo Club's 26th issue of our annual polo magazine.

San Diego Polo Magazine 2012  

The San Diego Polo Club's 26th issue of our annual polo magazine.

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