“Whoop, whoop, whoop”

This is how Hollywood does polo! Remember? For some of us, it’s the only polo game we ever saw!

Until now…

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This is how Newport RI does polo!

There are bars, there are cocktails, there’s tailgating…it’s a hoot!

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The grass is better and softer than ANY rug I have ever been standing on…Veuve Clicquot is a major sponsor…players each have a couple of ponies because they get swapped out mid chukka ( that’s the match), but the game is very easy to keep track of and moves very quickly ( duh, it’s on horseback…) it’s incredibly posh. But even like Vivian, there’s some rooting for favorite teams!

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Mid match all the children run onto the field to replace the divits that hooves and polo mallets have created. And at the end all the home team players take a lap around the boards and high five the fans!

It’s a fun afternoon and if you don’t reserve a space for tailgating or in the pavilions, admission is totally inexpensive at $12 general admission. For more info go to http://www.nptpolo.com/


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