Prince Harry to Play in New York City Polo Classic

Prince Harry to Play in New York City Polo Classic
Prince Harry will be on his first official visit to the US and is playing on a team captained by Nick Raldo against Black Watch captained by Nacho Figueras (the new face of Ralph Lauren's Polo fragrance).

The second annual Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic will take place on Saturday, May 30 in New York. Prince Harry's match will take place on Saturday, May 30 on Governor's Island.

All the money raised will be going to American Friends of Sentebale - a charity that was co-founded by Prince Harry. Committee chairs are Peter Brant, Mark Cornell (CEO of Moet Hennessy) & his wife Lucy Cornell. Vice chairs are Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Samantha & Aby Rosen, Cornelia Guest.

The picnic area is open to the public and will be available from 12 noon and the match will start at 3 pm. Some food and beverages will be available for purchase around the field. In addition, there will be a ticketed area which include the VIP tent (where lunch will be served) as well as a VIP picnic area (with blanket and champagne picnic lunch).

Tickets start at $500 (picnic for 2 people) and are available by calling Sentebale Benefit Office on 212-763-8596 or emailing

VIP guests of the event are asked to wear traditional polo style—women in hats & men in summer suits.

Free ferries run from Manhattan to Governor's Island every 30 minutes, departing from Monument Battery Maritime Building located adjacent to Staten Island Ferry terminal in Lower Manhattan.

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