Newport International Polo Series
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Newport takes on Boston in one of the polo season’s biggest rivalries

On Saturday, June 24 at 5pm, the two oldest polo clubs in America will come face to face for one of the season’s fiercest contests in the Newport International Polo Series XXVI.

Boston, the original City Series challenger, is sending its top guns to challenge Newport’s best to reclaim the Liberty Bowl to its Commonwealth roots.  Playing for Boston will be captain Nick Snow, CB Scherer, Amanda Roberts, Franz Colloredo-Mansfield and Simon Colloredo-Mansfield.

Playing for Newport will be Rory Torrey, Carlos Maldonado, Dan Keating and Dave Bullis. 

The polo match will have a duration of approximately 2 hours, during which a weekly door prize drawing and the Best Tailgate prize will be awarded.  After 6 periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude with the Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation, an autograph signing and cocktail hour to meet with the players. 

Tickets to the match ($12 for General Admission and $20 for Pavilion seating) are available at Valet Parking service, boutique vendors and food & beverage.