The Annual “Celebrity Cup” Polo Match for Charity in the Style of The Great Gatsby
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Polo season in Southern California jumps forward with a spectacular match between the Beverly Hills Polo Club and the Celebrity Ranch Polo Club for a Charity event in tribute to The Great Gatsby motion picture on behalf of the Celebrity Foundation for Children on Saturday, June 8, at the Will Rogers State Park Polo Fields. Polo and celebrity fans will experience a spectacular day at one of Hollywood’s most nostalgic past times, competitive Polo.
“This famous Polo field boasts celebrity actor Polo players for over 75 years such as Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, Darryl Zanuck, David Niven, Hal Roach, Walt Disney, Will Rogers, and the Maharajah of India,” says Michael Farah, the organizer and El Patron of the Celebrity Ranch Polo Club.
More contemporary stars also play here including Tommy Lee Jones, Sylvester Stallone, William Devane, Conan O’Brian, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Argentina’s Nacho Figueras Polo champion and spokesperson for Ralph Lauren, and John Walsh.
Joining in to play will be some of Southern California’s most famous Polo players including Scott Walker, Joe Anthony, Denny Geiler of Pacific Polo Circuit Government, Dr. Rick Paicius, El Patron of the Nacho Figueras Southern California Team, members of the United States Military Armed Forces Polo players, and many others.
Celebrity horsewomen and other supporters expected will include Shirley Jones, Ed Lauter, Frank Stallone, Lou Ferrigno, Robert Davi, Bo Derek, Renee Taylor, Joe Bologna, Martin Landau, Rebecca Holden, and many others being added on now. Also expected is Polo player Stephanie Powers.
Celebrities will enjoy their own VIP area with on-field lounge chairs, sofas, and strategic tables for a delicious classy day including pro-caliber Polo featuring some of the most famous players in Southern California, U.S., and Argentina. There will be a half-time divot stomp, golf cart valet from car to celebrity shaded viewing areas, security, delicious catered gourmet lunch, wine, champagne, Classic 1920s and 1930s Autos, and beautiful women wearing nostalgic Gatsby-era hats and fashions.
Will Rogers State Park Polo Fields
1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Saturday, June 8,
Arrivals 12 Noon;
Luncheon 12:30 p.m.;
Match Begins at 1:30 p.m. Sharp
About Celebrity Foundation for Charity: celebrityfoundation.com.
Tickets: General Admission is $100. VIP Seating up to $1,000. Call (949) 719-2625 or visit celebrityranchPoloclub.com/events.