AHMIBAH GRABS TRIPLE CROWN

31 08 2008

AHMIBAH Having won both the Bronze and the Silver Cups at Sotogrande, Bahar Jefri’s team also took the Gold Cup home in one of the tournament’s most exciting matches against Ayala, last year’s Gold Cup winners, yesterday at Los Pinos.  In front of a milling crowd of several hundreds, Patron Prince Bahar, Valerio Zubiaurre, Iñaki Laprida and Pablo MacDonough worked together consistently as a team, though Pablito well deserved the Best Tournament Player award he received at the prize-giving ceremony afterwards. David ‘Pelón’ Stirling, excellently though he played with Santiago Laborde, Íñigo Zóbel and Gastón Urturi, was simply outplayed by their rivals. The final result was a really close 11 – 10 for Bahar’s men.  For a chukker-by-chukker look at the match and some more photos Read the rest of this entry »

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NEW POLO PHOTO SITE

28 08 2008

Our friend and colleague Salvador Moreno has recently opened a new website, FotosMoreno, from which he offers his magnificent photos of polo and golf tournaments in the area and beyond. His site also contains pictures of the social events he covers throughout the year. Salva is a consumate journalist, having worked as photographer and editor for several publications, including La Revista de Sotogrande, La Bocha and Europa Sur. You can also see some of his work on JimenArte.





PAINTINGS BY DEBORAH KNIGHT

9 11 2007

Jimena resident Deborah Knight has sent us photos of some of her magnificently lively polo paintings, all of which are for sale. If you are interested, please e-mail JimenaPolo and we will put you in touch with Deborah directly. In the meantime, we will be trying to organize an exhibition in or near Sotogrande during the coming Christmas polo season. If you are interested in that, or have some space for a show, please contact us.

To see more paintings, Read the rest of this entry »