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Polo anyone?

The third annual Devereux Cup is offering free entertainment to spark interest in a sport historically significant in Glenwood Springs.On June 10, 1893, Glenwood Springs residents were introduced to the sport of polo. To celebrate the opening of his new Hotel Colorado, Walter Devereux hosted a polo match between Glenwood Springs and Colorado Springs. As one of the founders of polo in Glenwood, he wanted to show that the town was ready to receive wealthy tourists.

The Glenwood team won the match, proving Glenwood took its sport seriously.On Sunday, Devereux Cup Polo Tournament reigning champions Team Hotel Colorado take on the Roaring Fork Polo Club in a spirited match vying for the coveted silver trophy cup. Tournament action takes place at 11 a.m. Sunday at the scenic Stout Ranch, located at 2000 Baldy Creek Road, south of New Castle.

On Saturday, the public can meet Devereux Cup players at an informal barbecue at 6 p.m. at the Hotel Colorado. Casual attire is suggested. Twirp Anderson, Cash Cashman and John Sommers, of the Heart of the Rockies, will be on hand to perform a wide variety of bluegrass and folk tunes.Both events are open to the public and free of charge. Call (970) 566-0818 for additional information.



Finding Stout RanchThe Devereux Cup Polo Tournament is hosted at the scenic Stout Ranch, located at 2000 Baldy Creek Road, south of New Castle. Take the New Castle exit off Interstate 70, go south and turn right at Colorado River Road. Drive two miles, past Apple Tree Park, and turn left on Garfield Creek Road. Drive five miles and turn right at the “Y” to Baldy Creek Road. Two more miles and look for the “Stout Ranch sign. Follow that road up to the ranch.


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