The fifth edition of the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Los Angeles welcomed more than 5,000 spectators, celebrities, and polo enthusiasts to the Will Rogers State Historic Park to celebrate with champagne and enjoy polo action. World-renowned polo player Nacho Figueras and his wife Delfina Blaquier, along with Vice President of Veuve Clicquot U.S. Vanessa Kay, welcomed a glamorous crowd for a day of polo watching, picnicking and champagne sipping. Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Will Rogers State Historic Park, the Will Rogers Polo Club, and the Will Rogers Ranch Foundation was once again the partner and beneficiary of the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, Los Angeles.
In this year’s match Team Black Watch met Team Veuve Clicquot on the field. The game ended with a 10-7 victory for Team Black Watch, captained by Nacho Figueras and including Tom Barrack, Rico Mansur, and TJ Barrack, while team Veuve Clicquot was captained by Marcos Llambias and included Bash Kazi, Patrick Uretz, and Santiago Mendez. The Most Valuable Player award went to Nacho Figueras.
Veuve Clicquot welcomed a bevy of stars as polo spectators and champagne lovers including Christina Hendricks and her husband Geoffrey Arend, Rashida Jones, Anna Faris, Rosario Dawson, Tony Goldwyn, Scott Foley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita, Lauren Conrad and husband William Tell, Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman, Hannah Simone, Joe Jonas, Alison Pill, Angela Lindvall, Rachel Roy, Sanaa Lathan, Langley Fox Hemingway, and more.
Vanessa Kay, Vice President of Veuve Clicquot U.S. commented on the event: “Veuve Clicquot is proud to keep the tradition of polo alive on the historic grounds of Will Rogers State Park. Each year, the momentum and excitement for polo grows, and it is exciting to bring the event back with new twists and consumer experiences.”
Veuve Clicquot founded the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in 2008 in New York City, reintroducing the sport to the city after a 70-year lapse.