POLO RETURNED TO KNOX FARM STATE PARK ON SATURDAY, JULY 19
Thank you to all who attended the THE KNOX MEMORIAL CUP in Knox Farm State Park hosted by the Friends. The Champagne Brunch of over 300 attendees sold out more than a week before the event. Sixty-five volunteers helped make the festivities such a success. Even though it rained all day hundreds of people "stomped on the divots" between chukkers.
Thank you to the Western New York Interscholastic Girls Polo Team for their exhibition and to their coach, Terry Mehlenbacher. Thank you to Slade Sharpsteen, Team Land Rover Buffalo, (winner), and Team Ben Garelick Jewelers, (runner-up), for entertaining the crowds with this magnificent sporting event.
Thank you again to all of our sponsors Ben Garelick Jewelers, Land Rover Buffalo, The Buffalo News, Ellen Todd Cooper, Hodgson Russ, Buffalo Spree, Dunn Tire, the Gow School, Hudson Advisor Services, Keller Technology Corporation, MOOG and Oasis Web Development. Thank you also to the Western Chapter of the New York State Horse Council, Pasquales Restaurant, Jean Knox, Miller's Farm, Passport Wines and Spirits, photographer Terry Tomzyak and photographer Megan Stapley. You are all "the best!"
The winning Ralph Lauren watch raffle ticket was number 66. The silent auction garnered over $4,000. Many thanks to all the generous donors.
We have been receiving many photographs of the festivities and will be implementing a slide show of the polo event on this website soon. Thank you all again.
photo: Seymour Knox IV