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May 28, 2009updated Jul 17, 2015

Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic Draws Prince Harry

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

New York polo fans will have a special treat at the upcoming Veueve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic. On May 30th Prince Harry is playing on a polo team captained by Nick Raldo, against team Black Watch captained by Nacho Figueras (the new face of Ralph Lauren’s Polo fragrance).

All the money raised will go 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.

Details: – Match will take place on Saturday, May 30 on Governor’s Island -Picnic area open to the public will be available from 12noon 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 – Free ferries run from Manhattan to Gov Island every 30 mins (departing from Monument Battery Maritime Building located adjacent to Staten Island Ferry terminal in Lower Manhattan)

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