New York, NY – August 28, 2017 – The Victory Cup Polo Match, sponsored by Vineyard Vines, is heading to New York City this fall to host a signature event on Governors Island. Charity partners include Pratham-USA, YMCA – North Salem, Equestria, Gallop NYC and Ample Harvest! Only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, The Victory Cup Fall Classic will attract thousands of spectators to enjoy hi-speed Polo, the crisp fall air, New York fashion, luxury vehicles, farm to table food, wine, spirits and beer for an Autumn in New York and celebration on Governors Island on Saturday, September 23rd.
Alcohol partners and sponsors include Clifton Cider, Hartford Flavor, Remy Cointreau, Malfy Gin, Anchor Distilling, Gancia Sparkling Wine, Heineken, Manhattan Brewing Company, LIQ’s Cocktail Shot, Zubrowka Vodka, Fishers Island Lemonade and Russian Standard Vodka.
Not just a polo match, dozens of local chefs, restaurants, farms, vineyards, distilleries and breweries from New York and beyond will be providing tastings at the event. Guests will enjoy taking in the majesty of the horses, the sights of beautiful people and the thrill of heart pounding polo!
On the food side, The Victory Cup has partnered with Alidoro NYC, Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, Butter Lane, Melt Bakery, Bittersweet, The Twisted Oak, Chef Samir Truck, Cupping Room Cafe, Victory Club (foot tasting club), Marlow Bistro, San Matteo Pizzeria, Blujeen, Yankee Doodle Dandy’s Food Truck, Dilly n’ Dab Food Truck and Meatoss Food Truck!
Other sponsors include Pulsd, Epoch Media Group, Metro Magazine, Avalon Leather, Silver Ball Museum, Red’s Outfitters (Sunglasses), GLink App, Green Land USA, Venus Et Fleur, Babo Botanicals, Ivy Plus Society, Adrian East, Lelada – Cosmetics, Suzani Designs, Chloe & Isabel, Good Threads, The Culley Committee, Melanie Sperin, Meg Campbell Golf, Jennifer Hoertz Hats, Haarstick Jewelry, and Origami Owl.
A true entertainment experience, The Victory Cup has not only lined up several rivalry polo battles, but polo-goers will enjoy dozens of vendors, food trucks, a children’s playground for families and the iconic view of the lower manhattan skyline. Polo Teams will include players from around the world including a Team being fielded by The Gay Polo League.
For those seeking an upper tier experience, there will be the Golden Mallet Tent and a newly added Founder’s Lounge. These guests will enjoy a more refined experience while they mix and mingle with premier event sponsors and partners and even the polo players themselves.
The Victory Cup also boasts one of the largest and certainly most unique farm to table experiences in the nation. Victory Cup Farm to Table pass holders enjoy an awesome lunch with the polo players themselves!
For tickets or more information on the Victory Cup Fall Classic Polo Match, please click here.
For more information on the Gay Polo League, please click here.