Internationally recognized professional polo player and Ralph Lauren Polo model Nacho Figueras will be playing polo at Empire Polo Club on Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 in the Polo d’Elegance Charity Match.   The theme of the event will revolve around horsepower, combining a blend of the elegant sport of polo with modern and vintage luxury automobiles.   This one-day event will offer spectators the chance to watch Nacho compete in a high-goal polo match while supporting a good cause, the Boys and Girls Club of Coachella Valley.

In addition to the horsepower on the playing field, The Thermal Club, a private motorsports facility, and Land Rover of Rancho Mirage will host a display of rare high performance cars during the event.  A select number of private car collections will also be on site, giving spectators a rare view of some unique automobiles.

Nacho Figueras may be best known internationally as the face of Ralph Lauren’s Black Watch collection and World of Polo fragrances. According to Conan O’Brien, “he’s one of the ‘greatest polo players in the world.” Oprah Winfrey calls him “one of the most handsome men in the world” while Lara Logan of 60 Minutes describes him as “the game’s greatest ambassador.”

“The success I have had with Ralph Lauren has given me more fame and publicity than polo has,” Figueras confesses. “So I am trying to use that publicity as a platform from which to promote the game I love so much, to make it more accessible to the general public,” he says, smiling.

Nacho’s participation in the Polo d’Elegance event supports his efforts to spread and popularize the game of polo and combines with his ongoing donation of time in support of charitable causes — two great reasons to show up at the Empire Polo Club on March 23rd.

The Polo d’Elegance Charity Event is the coordinated effort of Empire Polo Club and Nacho Figueras.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Coachella Valley.

Date:  Saturday, March 23rd, 2013  Time: 4:00 PM ; Gates open at 3:00 PM

Cost: General Admission $20 per car; VIP Silver Admission $25 per person; $75 VIP Gold Admission + VIP Lounge

Location:  Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Ave. 50, Indio, CA  92201 Tel. 760-393-7298

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Directions To Empire Polo Club:

From I-10 take the Monroe St. exit and head south on Monroe St.  Turn right on Avenue 50.  The entrance for Polo d’Elegance will be the Empire Polo Club middle gate on Avenue 50. Follow the parking signs.