Monte Carlo Polo Club renews interest in the game

continues to grow at the Monte Carlo Polo Club

By Alex Webbe

Following the creation of the Monte Carlo Polo Club and their
debut in the lovely seaside village of Beausoleil, France in August, earlier
this year, a two-day polo school and exhibition tournament took place attracting
men and women, boys and girls under the leadership of club president Francesco
Mitrano and veteran polo professional Benjamin Polledo.

Offering free introductory lessons and staging an exhibition
tournament for potential players of every age, the grounds of the sports
complex of the Devens in Beausoleil, France played host to its second major
polo function this year.

Located just minutes from the Place du Casino, the Monte
Carlo Polo Club, the sports complex serves as the official playing fields for the
fledgling team. 

Mitrano cites the great interest in equestrian activities in
the area and the limitless potential for breeding young and novice players to
their growing ranks.

Organized under the patronage of Monaco’s Prince Albert II,
the Monte Carlo Polo Club created a small playing field and kicked of their
activities with an August tournament that attracted four teams and a throng of
interested onlookers to their first tournament earlier in the year. 

The creation of the Polo School and plans to enlarge their
current playing field are a testament to the long-range and future plans of the

Any interested in participating in club activities should contact
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