8/6: Polo: USPA America Cup

Several of the youngest players have been tearing it up in one of the world’s oldest sports. Jesse Bray, 24, has led the Klentner Ranch team to two consecutive tournament championships. Nico Escobar, 16, plays for Farmers & Merchants Bank, while his father, Luis Escobar, and grandfather, Francisco Escobar, ride for the Santa Clara team. Trying to move up among the six teams are Lucchese, Restoration Hardware, and Sol de Agosto. The winner of this cup will take the momentum into the summer’s last high-goal tournament, the Gulfstream Pacific Coast Open. Consolation: 1pm; final: 3pm. Engel & Völkers Polo Stadium, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, 3300 Via Real, Carpinteria. $10-$20. Call 684-6683 or visit

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