Washington Social Diary: Goode Polo in South Beach

It was a great weekend for Washington, DC polo in Miami! DC-based polo patrons  and , sponsored by jewelry giant Hublot, defeated teams Setai, Ferretti, and AMG to take home the top prize at the AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI.

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Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

Throngs of polo enthusiasts, many still in town from the recent Palm Beach Polo Classic, migrated to South Beach for the annual oceanfront tournament, held on the white sandy beach behind the ultra chic Setai Hotel, that signals the end of the Spring polo season in Florida. A posse of Washingtonians, one of the World’s most successful movie producers, and a trio that made a special trip over from Europe, were all on hand to support Hublot and to take in the action packed weekend of polo, live , dinners, cocktail receptions, and shows that surrounded the 3-day tourney.

Chet and Diane Lott, Jaclyn Gower, Mark Goode. Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

Chet and , , Mark Goode. Photo by Tony Powell

The gang from DC and Europe moments after Team Hublot won the AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. Photo by Tony Powell

The gang from DC and Europe moments after Team Hublot won the AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. Photo by Tony Powell

Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

The Hublot team, rounded out by and , were fan favorites from the beginning of the tournament. After annihilating team Setai 16-6 on opening day and team Ferretti  7-5 on day 2, Hublot was placed in position to go head to head with AMG, helmed by DC-based patron , scion of the Smith real-estate empire. Aided by , and Agentinian superstar , AMG put up a good fight throughout the four chukker finale, ultimately being defeated by two goals with a final score of 11-9.

Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Diane Lott. Photo by Tony Powell

producer , Diane Lott. Photo by Tony Powell

Team AMG. Pelon Escapite, Nacho, Figueras, Michael Smith Liss, and an unidentified player. Photo by Tony Powell

Team AMG. Pelon Escapite, Nacho, Figueras, Michael Smith Liss, and an unidentified player. Photo by Tony Powell

Fashion models strutted their stuff in between chukkers. Photo by Tony Powell

Fashion models strutted their stuff in between chukkers. Photo by Tony Powell

The Satei Hotel Courtyard. Photo by Tony Powell

The Setai Hotel Courtyard. Photo by Tony Powell

Mark Goode, Chet Lott, Jerry Bruckheimer, Andrew Bullion at Mr. Chow. Photo by Tony Powell

Mark Goode, Chet Lott, Jerry Bruckheimer, at Mr. Chow. Photo by Tony Powell

Stephanie Ball, Jaclyn Gower at MINT Nightclub. Photo by Tony Powell

, Jaclyn Gower at MYNT Nightclub. Photo by Tony Powell

Elly Senger-Weiss at MINT Nightclub. Photo by Tony Powell

at MYNT Nightclub. Photo by Tony Powell

Mark Goode, Christophe Bejach at MINT Nightclub. Photo by Tony Powell

Mark Goode, at MYNT Nightclub. Photo by Tony Powell

Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

Photo by Tony Powell. AMG Miami Beach Polo World Cup VI. South Beach. April 24 & 25, 2010

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2 Responses

  1. Tom Martin says:

    Great shots, Tony! I shot a little Flip Video of the action and scene inside the tent, and also nailed a nice action photo.

    Last weekend’s BEACH POLO action and VIP scene in Miami Beach: http://bit.ly/ccCXqV Also see this polo action shot: http://bit.ly/buPXho

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  2. jane pennells says:

    Hi,
    Interested in using your polo image for boutique miami accomm website. Can you contact me for terms and confirmation of image usage.

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