Welcome to Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago (USA), the first American polo club to enter the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP, joining the Chantilly Polo Club (FRA), Hamburger Polo Club (GER), Dos Lunas Polo Club (SPA), Moscow Polo Club (RUS), Evviva Polo St. Moritz (SUI) and Düsseldorf Polo Club (GER). The POLO RIDER CUP will be held from 10 to 20 June 2021 at the Polo Club of Chantilly, north of Paris.
The Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago team will comprise the following players:
1. Larry Aschebrook (0)
2. Lukas Sdrenka (+2)
3. Matias Obregon (+4)
4. Juan Martin Obregon (+6)
Larry Aschebrook, Captain of Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago, comments: “We are excited to be the team representing the Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago, USA and we look forward to being in Chantilly for this outstanding event. Thank you to the Federation of International Polo for supporting this event and a special thanks to the Chantilly Polo Club for hosting us.”
Benoît Perrier, CEO & Co-Founder of GAME Polo, comments: “The POLO RIDER CUP is proud to host an American Polo Club for this first edition. This is fantastic news, a strong line-up with two players from the Obregon family and their captain Larry Aschebrook, forming a powerful combination. Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago is a great challenger for the other teams and the players are familiar with their future opponents, having played the US polo season. In addition, their organization, with Matias Obregon, has had a previous experience of playing in France back in 2019.
About LAS BRISAS POLO CLUB (https://www.lasbrisaspolo.com)
Established in 2019 as the only full-service Polo Club in the Chicagoland area, the facility that Las Brisas Farm and Polo Club calls home has a storied polo history with its roots dating back to the 1970’s. In 1999 the Wigdahl family acquired 60 acres from the Moody Bible Institute and worked for years to create the polo grounds that Las Brisas now calls home. The original grounds were designed by the Wigdahl family and their extensive polo history created a thoughtful facility design that acted as the foundation for a spectacular polo setting. The Wigdahl’s polo acumen culminated with David Wigdahl (7 goals) winning the US Open in 1978. Today the Las Brisas Farm and Polo Club is a premier luxury sporting destination in Elgin, IL, located on 60 perfectly manicured acres, including 2 grass polo fields, a stick and ball field, a regulation-size polo arena, a half-mile horse .” track, on-site stabling for 77 horses, a Player’s clubhouse and 12 large paddocks.