On Thursday the Argentine Polo Association (AAP) took the official photos for the 124th Argentine Open HSBC Polo Championship (which starts Saturday, November 4) and the First Argentine Open Women's Championship at the Plaza del Obelisco in Buenos Aires.
Attending the event were:
President of the AAP, Eduardo Novillo Astrada , Pablo Mac Donough (La Dolfina), Pablo Pieres (Ellerstina), Facundo Sola (Alegría), Miguel Novillo Astrada (La Aguada Las Monjitas), Alfredo Cappella Barabucci (La Albertina), Cristian Laprida (Cría Yatay), Juan M. Zavaleta (La Irenita), Rodrigo Rueda (La Esquina LM), Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario (Chapaleufú) and Juan M. Zubía (standing in for La Dolfina Polo Ranch players).
Female polo players in attendance included Paola Martinez (La Dolfina Brava II), Clara Cassino (Ellerstina), Annabel McNaught-Davis (La Varzea Goose Creek), Milagros Fernandez Araujo (La Dolfina Brava), Clarisa Echezarreta (Santa Maria de Lobos) and Camila Rossi (La Dolfina Cría Fax), who will star in the first Argentine Women's Open in history.
After the official photo was taken, the players signed balls and gave gifts to the large crowd of spectators who attended the event in a historic day for Argentine polo.