Polo star Kareem Rosser to host event in Scottsdale

He’s been featured on 60 Minutes and ESPN and is undoubtedly the best African-American to ever play the sport of polo.  And on Thursday, Sept. 10, Arizona polo fans will get a chance to meet and mingle with Kareem Rosser when the Fifth Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower invites you to “A Conversation with Kareem” at The Polo Preview Party.


Kareem Rosser (Submitted photo)

Held at Relish Burger Bistro at The Phoenician from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. guests will hear Mr. Rosser’s story of working in the stables every day so he could be part of the successful Work to Ride program and star on the first all African-American high school polo team in U.S. history, according to a press release.

After winning numerous high school championships, Mr. Rosser then set his sites on collegiate polo at Colorado State and entering his senior year in college has now won the collegiate championships in 2015, stated the release.

This fall Mr. Rosser returns to the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships for the third time as he teams up with Club Polo Cabo, but first learn about the sport and the incredible event on Sept. 10, while enjoying a no-host and early bar menu featuring some of Relish’s specialty fare and signature cocktails.

For more information visit www.ThePoloParty.com.

“I am looking forward to my return to Scottsdale and play alongside some of country’s best players,” stated Mr. Rosser in the release. “It is an honor to be a part of the annual Scottsdale Polo Championships, and I am excited for another great weekend of competitive polo.”

According to the release, the evening is a preview of The Fifth Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, which returns with even more horsepower and entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 24, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Tickets are now on sale.

(Submitted photo)

The game of polo. (Submitted photo)

This year’s lineup features Polo Azteca vs. Club Polo Cabo, the San Diego Polo Club vs. Arizona’s own Polo Club, and the reigning champions, the Clogau Wales Polo Team vs. Aspen Valley Polo Club.

Attendees will also enjoy a sneak preview of the 2016 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and see some serious horsepower with a preview of the world-famous Barrett-Jackson 2016 Collector Car Auction along with local car clubs lining the field. This year will also feature the live Larsen Art Auction, Phoenix Symphony, Canine Couture Fashion Show and more, the release stated.

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