Sunday Polo Every Sunday From January 5th – March 30th, 2014
Empire Polo Club is pleased to announce the dates of the winter 2014 Polo Season. Opening Day & Hat Day at Empire Polo Club is scheduled for Sunday, January 5th. Opening Day will feature two competitive polo games at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM.
Sunday Polo games are scheduled every Sunday from Jan. 5th through March 30th, 2014. The polo club will be closed on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014.… Read more…
Empire Polo Club is pleased to announce the Los Angeles Polo Training Center and Polo School has chosen Empire Polo Club as the location of their winter facility. The new polo school is operated by California Polo Club in Los Angeles. It’s President, Rodney Fragodt, has recruited a team of seasoned polo instructors to run the lesson program and coaching league. Jessica Bailey, Domingo Questel and Emma Stachowicz will run the polo school and teach lessons in the arena and on the grass.… Read more…
Thank you to all of the teams and players for participating in the 2013 polo season at Empire Polo Club. We appreciate your support and we look forward to 2014!
Below are links to the results from the season. If you would like to review and/or purchase photos from the games this past season, please click here to visit the photo gallery.
January 13th, 2013
6-8 Goal Empire League Mid-Month Finals – Remax/Casa Sombras def. Atlant/Tentnology
January 27th, 2013
February 10th, 2013
6-8 Goal Mid-Month Finals - Trinity defeated Empire 11-6
February 28th, 2013
March 10th, 2013
March 31st, 2013
4-Goal Lions Cup Finals
March 31st, 2013 – Empire Polo Club
Empire Polo Team defeated Coldwell Banker 9-7 to take home the silver and $10,500.
Empire Polo Team took an early lead with four unanswered goals scored in the first chukker. Charlie Petersen scored two goals and Caroline Anier and Gina Padilla matched him with a goal each. The power shifted in the second chukker as Coldwell Banker held Empire back with a strong defense. Empire was unable to score any goals in the chukker.… Read more…
6-8 Goal Champions Cup Final
March 31st, 2013 – Empire Polo Club
Trinity ruled the 6-8 Goal League at Empire this season taking home three of four titles. They finished their season by defeating Lockton Polo Team 9-7 to take home the Champions Cup silver and $37,500 in prize money.
In the final game Trinity took an early lead and stayed out in front through to the end. Rick Paicius and Tim Rudy put the first points on the board in the first chukker and their teammates Dayelle Fargey and Mariano Gutierrez continued the trend.… Read more…
6-8 Goal Medjhool Challenge
March 10th, 2013 – Empire Polo Club
The Finals of Medjhool Challenge started with a scoreless first chukker. It was any team’s game going into the second period of play. Lockton took the lead with two goals scored by Miguel Guiterrez from penalty shots and a third goal was posted by Charly Cendoya. Joe Henderson answered with a goal for Casa Sombras.
Lockton held on to their lead with a goal by Remy Muller taking them to a 3-point lead.… Read more…
4-Goal Crown Classic Finals
March 10th, 20113
Empire Polo Team defeated Edelweiss 9-5 in the 4-Goal Crown Classic Finals on March 10th at Empire Polo Club.
Empire jump-started their lead with two goals in the first chukker. Caroline Anier converted a penalty shot and Charlie Petersen scored a goal from the field. Edelweiss came to life in the second chukker with a goal by Miguel Gutierrez. Empire kept their lead with another point on the board off of the mallet of Petersen.… Read more…
8-Goal Emerald Cup Finals
Feb. 28th, 2013 – Empire Polo Club
Trinity fought hard for a well-earned win on Sunday in the 8-goal Emerald Cup Finals at Empire Polo Club. This is the second win for Trinity in the February League. Trinity included players Rick Paicius, Tim Rudy, Mariano Gutierrez and Abby Riggs.
Lockton, (Hernan Tejera, Tim Kelly, Charlie Cendoya and Remy Muller) proved to be a strong opponent, keeping up with Trinity head-to-head through the fifth chukker. The game started off quick with both teams putting points on the board to end the first chukker tied 2-2.… Read more…
4-Goal Rose Cup Finals
Feb. 24th, 2013 – Empire Polo Club
Photos by Jim Bremner
Steel Magnolias took home the silver in the 4-goal Rose Cup Finals on Sunday, Feb. 24th at Empire Polo Club. In a well-matched game against Empire 4 (Rob Scapa, Gina Padilla, Charlie Petersen and Carolyn Anier) Steel Magnolias took an early lead winning the first chukker 3-0. The Steel Magnolias squad included Lyn Cobb, Susie Dix, Joseph Stuart and Santos Areolla. Santos Areolla scored the first goal, followed by two more goals put through the uprights by Joseph Stuart.… Read more…