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Press Release Date:  September 15, 2004
Contact:  Cindy Rullman, 859/259-4209,


            LEXINGTON, KY  -  The hotly contested finals for the 2004 USPA National Amateur Cup polo tournament will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park on Sunday, October 3.


            The best of 12 teams representing various areas of the country will compete in a final elimination match, showcasing more than 100 of the country’s best amateur polo athletes and their riders.


            The public is encouraged to attend this exciting event, with activities commencing at noon.  The outstanding polo ponies and riders will be accessible for mingling throughout the day and programs will be available explaining this ancient sport for first-time polo attendees.  Proceeds from the polo match, which will be held in the Man o’ War Field at the park, will benefit the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation.  An open party will follow the match.


            A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available, which include gourmet luncheon buffet, wine-tasting demonstration, access to the sponsors’ tent, or a reserved picnic table with umbrella, overlooking the polo field. 


            For more information, contact the Lexington Polo Club at 859-509-0053 or 859-948-0201.


            Admission to the Kentucky Horse Park through October 31 is $14 for adults and  $7 for children ages 7-12.   Admission also includes the American Saddlebred Museum.




                The Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse.  The park is an agency of the Kentucky Commerce Cabinet that hosted 913,000 visitors and 80 special events and horse shows in 2003.  The park is located at Exit 120, Interstate 75, just north of Lexington.  The place to get close to horses, the park is open daily March 15 to October 31, and Wednesday through Sunday, November 1 to March 14.


Last updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2004