7/17: Polo: USPA Maserati Silver Cup Every Sunday from now until August 28 will feature agile horses and skilled ball-strikers during the high-goal season at the polo fields in Carpinteria. Five teams are competing in the Silver Cup that begins this weekend and will conclude July 24. Defending champion Farmers & Merchants Bank includes Argentine player Lucas Criado, rated at eight goals (the highest rating is 10). The father-son combination of Paco and Francisco de Narvaez (FMB Too!) and brothers Facundo and Geronimo Obregon (Klentner Ranch) were also bred in Argentina’s polo tradition. Jeff Hall (Lucchese) and Jason Crowder (Restoration Hardware) are hometown stars. Restoration vs. FMB Too!: noon; Lucchese vs. Farmers & Merchants: 3pm. Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, 3300 Via Real, Carpinteria. $10. Call 684-6683 or visit sbpolo.com.