The cooling coastal effect at the Newport Polo grounds in Portsmouth RI will moderate weekend temps, offering a climate forecast of clear gameday skies, gametime temps in the upper 80’s, 65% humidity and a welcome 9-13mph breeze. Don’t sweat it out at home!

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Boston Defeats Newport in Close Combat

Date:    Saturday, June 29, 2013

Newport fought mano a mano against Boston on Saturday, June 29th for the Shreve Crump & Low Cup in the City Series, featuring challengers from around the US in classic 6-chukker matches against the home team, a highlight of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by your Rhode Island BMW Centers.

The Positive Energy Polo Lounge opened in the new Alex and Ani pavilion, where an all-inclusive entertainment experience was offered. 

Presenting the winners trophy was David Walker, CEO of Shreve, Crump & Low, America’s oldest and most beloved purveyor of fine gifts.  Since 1796 Shreve, Crump & Low has specialized in the sale of fine jewelry, timepieces, rare antiques, gifts and other works of arts.  Their Boston Flagship store situated at 39 Newbury Street showcases a collection of beautiful engagement rings, diamond jewelry, and other precious gemstones, selections of fine French and English Crystal, Hungarian porcelain, Italian silver, American leather goods, and extensive collection of rare antiques from around the world, and not to be missed, the 2nd floor Watch Salon showcases the finest in Swiss and German timepieces from fabled brands such as Vacheron Constantin, A. Lange & Sohne, IWC, Omega, Jaeger Le Coultre, Blancpain, Zenith and many more. 

Playing for Boston were Rick Salter at #1, Mark Tashjian at #2, Pancho Eddy at #3 and Amanda Poor at #4.  Playing for Newport were Minnie Keating at #1, Michel Nseir at #2, Dan Keating at #3 and Carlos Maldonado at #4.  

A weekly door prize drawing of a 1-hour session from Massage Envy was awarded to one lucky winner, and winners of the Best Tailgate picnic received a bottle of Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte + tickets to the Tennis Hall of Fame Championships.