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VC Polo Classic Los Angeles

Nacho Figuera's 8TH ANNUAL event WELCOMED OVER 6,000 SPECTATORS

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017
Veuve Clicquot and world-renowned polo player Nacho Figueras hosted the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles for an the eighth year in a row. Over 6,000 spectators, including celebrities and polo enthusiasts, flocked to the beautiful Will Rogers State Historic Park to enjoy polo and champagne. The glamorous crowd spent a day watching polo, picnicking and sipping champagne in support of the event’s longstanding beneficiary, the Will Rogers State Historic Park.

The park, set in the hills of the Pacific Palisades, once hosted polo matches for the stars, including Will Rogers himself, Walt Disney, Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable and Douglas Fairbanks. This event gave the crowd a unique and exciting experience that embodied the glorious days of 1920s style and polo in the city of Angels.

The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles is always a star-studded event. This year the event was attended by celebrities such as Kate Hudson, Dev Patel, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jamie Foxx, Chris Martin, Laura Dern, James Marsden, Rosario Dawson, Bella Heathcote, Eiza Gonzalez, Sophia Bush, Ali Larter, Camilla Belle, Justin Hartley, Regina King, Sarah Wright Olsen, Abigail Spencer, Aja Naomi King, Victoria Justice, Ashley Madekwe, Lauren Conrad and William Tell, Lindsay Vonn, Wilmer Valderrama, and many more.

Spectators enjoyed a fast-paced match watching Team Veuve Clicquot, captained by Nacho Figueras, take on Team Will Rogers, captained by Sterling Giannico. Nacho played alongside wife, Delfina Blaquier, and was deemed Most Valuable Player, scoring a total of 6 goals to give Team Veuve Clicquot an 11-8 win. Other highlights from the day included Lauren Duski’s performance of the National Anthem and the ceremonial ball toss thrown in by Bella Heathcote.  

Located on the sprawling grassy north side of the field, General Access ticket holders picnicked on the legendary polo grounds, sipped champagne from the Veuve Clicquot champagne bar and indulged in fare from a wide array of some of the best food trucks in Los Angeles, including Baby’s Badass Burgers, Belly Bombz, Coolhaus, Cousin’s Maine Lobster, India Jones Chow Truck, Jogasaki Sushi Burrito, Mandoline Grill, Meat the Greek, and more. Always attracting a fashionable and stylish crowd, guests donned classic polo style, further bolstering the event’s reputation for creating unforgettable fashion-forward moments.

The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic was founded in New York in 2008 and Los Angeles in 2010. Drawing inspiration from polo's global presence with its rich culture and heritage, Veuve Clicquot continues to support the sport in the U.S. Around the world, spectators gather at polo matches and take part in elaborate and glamorous afternoons celebrating the game. More than any other sport, polo is best enjoyed live - a theme steeped in tradition and perpetuated by Veuve Clicquot over the past 10 years.