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Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:10 AM
From left: Charles Chambers, chief executive officer of West Indies Petroleum and Jamaican team member; Jamaican Pro Jason Wates; Miss Oak Brook Polo Julie Bouchard; Jamaican Pro Freddie Farquharson, teammate Santi Torres.
From left: Charles Chambers, chief executive officer of West Indies Petroleum and Jamaican team member; Jamaican Pro Jason Wates; Miss Oak Brook Polo Julie Bouchard; Jamaican Pro Freddie Farquharson, teammate Santi Torres.
Santi Torres (right) won the Most Valuable Player Award following the match last Sunday. He is joined in the presentation by polo player Pamela Flanagan.
Santi Torres (right) won the Most Valuable Player Award following the match last Sunday. He is joined in the presentation by polo player Pamela Flanagan.
The Best Playing Pony Award recipient, Santi Torres (right), poses proudly with the winning horse, Galactica, and its owner.
The Best Playing Pony Award recipient, Santi Torres (right), poses proudly with the winning horse, Galactica, and its owner.
Polo stick in hand, Charles Chambers represents Jamaica in the Butler International Cup in Chicago.
Polo stick in hand, Charles Chambers represents Jamaica in the Butler International Cup in Chicago.
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The Jamaican polo team represented the Rock at the Butler International Cup in Chicago, last Sunday, beating the US team 8-7. As five other nations compete in this tournament, Team Jamaica is determined to come home victorious and showed out with world-renowned polo player Santi Torres. Torres, who is from the United States and has participated in some of the biggest polo tournaments in the world, proved to be an asset to the local team and walked away with two awards. Something Extra brings you the highlights.