Charity Day at Ham, the London Polo Club
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For the third time, Jaeger-Le Coultre organized a day of polo for the benefit of two charities, Maggie´s Centres, from England and Ideas del Sur Foundation, from Argentina. Adolfito Cambiaso, ambassador for the brand, starred in the men´s game. There was also an exhibition game with the best female players in the world and a fund-raising auction.
The prestigious watch firm Jaeger-LeCoultre held a day-long event at the Ham Polo Club in Richmond, near London, for the benefit of two charitable entities: Maggie´s Centres from England, and Ideas del Sur Foundation, from Argentina. The event included two polo games. The first was disputed by the best female players in the world including the ambassador for Jaeger-LeCoultre, Nina Vertey Clarkin, the best British female player today. The second game involved male polo stars, such as Adolfito Cambiaso, ambassador for the firm, and Bartolomé Castagnola, both 10 goalers.
After the women´s game lunch was followed by an important auction of objects belonging to sports stars, such as uniforms signed by Argentine soccer champs Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, plus other special gifts donated by Swiss tennis player Roger Federer recent winner of the Wimbledon Open, and Argentine pro Adolfito Cambiaso. Later, the male polo players walked onto the field and put on their show. The event closed with tea served for all the guests.
The VIP guests invited to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Charity included Princess Beatrice, Dave Clark, and the successful football technician from Italy, Fabio Capello, current coach of the English national team; all of them, like the ambassadors, sported wonderful models of Jaeger-LeCoultre watches.
In the women´s game the team made up by Clare Milford Haven, Alice Gipps, Sarah Wiseman and Nina Vertey Clarkin defeated its rival, consisting of Clare Mathias, Aurora Eastwood, Lia Salvo and Rosie Ross. Among the me, the two organizations –Ernesto Gutierrez, Maurece Salem, Nicolás Roldan and Adolfo Cambiaso on the one hand, Aristide Faggionato, Rashid Albwardy, Magoo Larpida and Lolo Castagnola on the other- ended in a tie.
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