Westchester Polo Club

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The Westchester Polo Club was the first formal American polo club. It was established in the spring of 1876. Events were held at the Jerome Park Racetrack in New York.[1] The club was responsible for the International Polo Cup. The club moved to Newport, Rhode Island.[1]



  1. ^ a b "First Polo Clubs". Sport Polo. Retrieved 2011-03-25. In the spring of 1876, a group of polo players established the first formal American polo club, the Westchester Polo Club, at the Jerome Park race track in New York. On May 13, 1876, the Jerome Park Racetrack in Westchester County was the site of the first American outdoor polo match. The Westchester Polo Club alternated their playing seasons between New York and Rhode Island before making Newport their permanent home. ...