World’s Top Two Teams Meet in Deauville, France for a Rematch of the 2008 Final – Live Coverage Begins this Saturday AUGUST 1st at
The two greatest polo teams in the world will meet this Saturday on the fields of Deauville, France, in the Argentine Polo Open Redux: The Revenge Match, a rematch of the 2008 Argentine Polo Open Championship final in Buenos Aireslast December.
HorseTV and Universal Sports have partnered up to provide free Internet and television coverage of this rare and exciting event. Both teams participating have the maximum 40-goal handicap, and all players have a 10-goal rating.
Live online and television coverage of the match-up between rivals La Dolfina and Ellerstina will begin at (, PST, and ). This collaboration between Universal Sports and Horse TV marks an important step in live coverage of polo in the United States, providing North American fans the first opportunity to watch live high goal polo on both the Internet and television. Horse TV, will continue its international collaborations to broadcast world class POLO and equestrian eventsLive through the internet and television throughout 2009 and 2010 on a regular basis.
HorseTV.com will be providing live access to this extraordinary polo match at no cost to viewers starting at Eastern Standard Time, Saturday morning.
Universal Sports will also present delayed television coverage of the match on Saturday at Noon EST (9am PST, 10am MST, 11am CST), with repeats on Wednesday, August 5, at 1 a.m. EST and Sunday, August 9, at Noon EST. Universal Sports is available on Satellite and Cable Television. www.universalsports.tv.
The Revenge Match from Deauville, France, will receive unprecedented coverage with broadcasts in the United States, Europe, Latin Americaand Asia. The event is a rematch of the 2008 Argentine Polo Open Championship in which Ellerstina beat La Dolfina, and promises to be exceptional, featuring eight out of the ten best players in the world, led by polo stars Adolfo Cambiaso and Facundo Pieres. This event marks the start of Deauville’s Polo Cup week and season, with the Argentinean season beginning in two months.
HorseTV, the first and only multi-platform television network dedicated to providing programming for a worldwide equestrian audience, will be providing on-going coverage of more outstanding polo matches from around the globe as well as other major equestrian eventsLive and competitions as it expands the HorseTV Live component of its equestrian television portal.