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Polo Match to benefit High Peaks Hospice

WESTPORT - Saturday, Aug. 21, the Adirondack Polo Club will be hosting the Leslie Cup, a benefit match for High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care.

Bill Leslie, for whom the cup is named, was an avid polo supported who trained polo ponies, played and managed several polo clubs. He died from brain cancer at the age of 52. Bill's sister, Anne Turek of Westport, expressed deep appreciation to Adirondack Polo Club for sponsoring this match in his memory.

The polo field is located on Polo Club Way, off Stevenson Road in Westport. Matches start at 1 p.m., but fans are encouraged to come early with lawn chairs and enjoy the fun of a tailgate picnic atmosphere.Hamburgers, hot dogs and other refreshments will be on sale beginning at noon. Admission is $5 per person or $10 per car

In case of questionable weather, call the Polo Hotline at 572-9391 for game updates. The rain date will be Sunday, Aug. 22.

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