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U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® Final to Present Fierce Competition

National Polo Title Gets Closer to Final Two

WELLINGTON, Fla., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship, one of the sport’s premier national tournaments, continues this week at Country Farms Polo in Medford, N.Y. with this Friday’s, July 19, 7 p.m. final swiftly approaching. Aliano Realty defeated The Tackeria 17-10 in the first match of the tournament followed by Zoetis’s 16-11 win over the I/I Polo team in Tuesday’s game. This marks the second year scores of fans traveled to Medford, N.Y. to watch the highest level of arena polo played in the U.S. The championship will be played at the 12 – 16 goal level.

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“The U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship serves as an astonishing tribute to the sport of polo and provides fans of the sport with an amazing opportunity to see all the action up-close,” said Robert Ceparano, owner of Country Farms Polo and Bethpage Polo at the Park. “The level of skill and speed taking place at the tournament is a true testament of polo’s athleticism, and we cannot wait to see the finalists battle for the honors this Friday.” For tickets and more information surrounding this July 19th tournament, visit http://www.country-farms.com/polo. For more information on polo in the U.S., or to get in on the action and schedule a lesson, visit www.uspolo.org.

Arena polo, which is played in an area the size of a football field, is widely known as the perfect venue for new polo fans as games offer an up-close look at all the action. American polo has witnessed a great deal of recent growth thanks to efforts from the USPA, the national governing body of the sport, and its dedicated clubs, players, patrons, fans and sponsors.

About The United States Polo Association

The United States Polo Association (USPA) was organized for the purposes of promoting the game of polo, coordinating the activities of its Member Clubs and Registered Players, arranging and supervising polo tournaments, competitions, and games, and providing rules, handicaps, and conditions for those tournaments, competitions, and games. For more information, please visit, www.uspolo.org.

About Bethpage Polo at the Park

Each season, Bethpage Polo attracts thousands of revelers to Bethpage State Park’s polo field, as local celebrities, polo enthusiasts, and small businesses converge every Sunday through October at Bethpage State Park. For more information: http://www.bethpagepolo.com.

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