“It’s like playing golf in an earthquake,” says Nacho Feguera in this 60 Minutes profile. He’s the most famous man in polo and host of the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.
It’s fast. It’s rough. It’s dangerous. It began as a war game over 2000 years ago. And The Standard, New York is the official hotel sponsor, well, not of the entire sport, more specifically the annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic where flowered hats and seersucker suits gawk under a sea of sunny yellow umbrellas. If you’ve been in years past hold your polo ponies, there’s been a venue change …
What’s New This Year? It’s at Liberty State Park not Governor’s Island. Just as easy to get there but … You do have to buy tickets which are only $25 and include a round trip ferry ride, but they are selling out soon, so act fast.
If you don’t already have a healthy respect for this spectacular game, watch this video and let’s chat.