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Alegría closes out remate season in style

REMATES (2015) – ALEGRÍA POLO TEAM & FRIENDS   Alegría’s Alberta Smartie, by Reese and Open El Padrino (pictured), was the top sale of the evening for $55,000 USD   Alegría Polo Team (alegriapolo.com) hosted their second annual auction on Wednesday, December 9th. The remate, which took place at Alegría Polo Club, was the fourteenth and final event officially sanctioned by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). Following the bidding and selling session,

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Low prices the norm at Heguys and Co. auction

REMATES (2015) – HEGUYS AND CO.     Pepe Heguy (pepeheguy.com), accompanied by a distinguished group of breeders, hosted his annual auction on Friday, December 4th. The remate, which took place in Chapa Bar, was the thirteenth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. Alberto “Pepe” Heguy, former 10-goaler and four-time Argentine Open

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La Aguada celebrates a decade of remates

REMATES (2015) – LA AGUADA     La Aguada (laaguadapolo.com) hosted its tenth annual auction on Tuesday, December 1st. The remate, which took place in Chapa Bar, was the twelfth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. Four generations of polo players, a club that is over fifty years old, two teams currently

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Cria Tanoira and V8 join forces with Cria Anay Sur

REMATES (2015) – CRIA TANOIRA     Cria Tanoira (criatanoira.com.ar), V8, and Cria Anay Sur hosted a joint auction on Wednesday, November 25th. The remate, which took place in Cuatro Vientos Polo Club, was the eleventh of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. The first to host pony auctions in the industry back

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Shopper’s delight at Veinticinco Embriones auction

REMATES (2015) – VEINTICINCO EMBRIONES     Veinticinco Embriones hosted its 2015 auction on Saturday, November 21st. The remate, which took place in Lagunas del Polo, Pilar, was the tenth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. The auction featured Veinticinco Embriones’ top selection of unbroken two-year-old fillies – thirteen products belonging to

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Los Machitos justifies top breeder status

REMATES (2015) – LOS MACHITOS     In one of the more anticipated events for polo breeders and buyers, Los Machitos (losmachitos.com.ar) hosted its annual auction Friday, November 20th. This was the ninth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. Mariano Aguerre, nine-time Argentine Open winner, is among the most respected players in

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Ellerstina showcases bloodline excellence

REMATES (2015) – ELLERSTINA     In one of the more anticipated events for polo breeders and buyers, Ellerstina (ellerstina.com.ar) hosted its annual auction Tuesday, November 17th. This was the eighth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. When founding Ellerstina back in 1992, Gonzalo Pieres and Kerry Packer established a club, which

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Pingos del Taita present a festive auction

REMATES (2015) – LOS PINGOS DEL TAITA     Los Pingos del Taita (lospingosdeltaita.com) hosted their fourth annual “Remate de Domadores”, Monday, November 16th at Lagunas del Polo. This was the seventh of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. A festive atmosphere characterized the beginning of the remate. Argentine folklore music playing in

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Medium-goalers find deals at Cria Polo Argentino

REMATES (2015) – CRIA POLO ARGENTINO     Cria Polo Argentino hosted its 2015 spring season selection auction on Friday, November 13th. The remate, which took place in Chapa Bar, was the sixth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. The AACCP was founded in 1984 on the premise of formalizing an equine

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Doña Sofia shines against all odds

REMATES (2015) – DOÑA SOFIA   Doña Sofia’s Elisa – first-time combination with champion stallion Ellerstina Picaro and Triple Crown competitor Ethel, sold for $140,000 USD   Doña Sofia Polo (dsofiapolo.com) held its first official auction Thursday, November 12th at Los Palenques Polo Club, in Pilar, Buenos Aires. This was the fifth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be

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La Dolfina also shows prowess in the auction ring

REMATES (2015) – LA DOLFINA     In one of the more anticipated events for polo breeders and buyers, La Dolfina (ladolfina.com) hosted its annual auction Wednesday, November 11th, at La Indiana Polo Club, in Pilar, Buenos Aires. This was the fourth of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. On or off the

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Lovelocks hosts bold and lavish first auction

REMATES (2015) – LOVELOCKS POLO STUD   Lovelocks Polo Stud’s Open El Padrino – the marquee stallion’s daughter, Lovelocks Journalist, sold for $55,000 USD   Lovelocks Polo Stud (lovelockspolostud.com.ar) held its first official auction Tuesday, November 10th at La Indiana Polo Club, in Pilar, Buenos Aires. This was the third of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned for 2015 by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by

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La Irenita showcases Triple Crown bloodlines

REMATES (2015) – LA IRENITA   La Irenita Polo’s Irenita Oriental, daughter of seven-time Triple Crown competitor Ellerstina Suegra, sold for $105,000 USD   In one of the more anticipated events for polo breeders and buyers, La Irenita (lairenita.com) hosted its annual auction Thursday, November 5th. This was the second of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on

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La Natividad kicks off Argentine auction season

REMATES (2015) – LA NATIVIDAD     La Natividad (lanatividadpolo.com) hosted its fourth annual auction Tuesday, November 3rd at Lagunas del Polo, in Pilar, Buenos Aires. This was the first of the fourteen auctioning events officially sanctioned by the Argentine Polo Breeders Association (AACCP – criapoloargentino.com.ar). The season finale to be hosted by Alegría on December 9th. “The horse teaches you. The more opportunities you have to play on good horses, the more you learn.

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