The sport of polo has become synonymous with the seemingly wealthy. After all, it is called the sport of kings. From playing the game itself to watching a match, when one thinks of polo it’s accompanied by images of fancy attire, lavish set ups, and large grandstands. While that can be the case, polo remains
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(This article first appeared in the June 14, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper) Weekend dwellers across the East End are faced with the commuting dilemma of when to come and when to leave. Traffic across both forks becomes more congested than the heat outside, especially down those single lane roadways. For the Westward
Founded in 1881, Meadowbrook Polo Club (formally Meadow Brook) is the oldest polo club in America where upward of 30,000 people would attend matches regularly in the 1930s. Imagine packed Long Island Railroad trains, congested roadways with thousands of tourists, souvenir vendors and fashionable attire. This was the original equine hot-spot before the Belmont Stakes.
One of the key reasons any of us to go watch a sport live and in person is to feel that connection to the players, to the crowd, to the atmosphere. It doesn’t matter if you know the names of who’s playing, when you’re there watching a game you suddenly feel as though you make