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Breeders' Cup Announces Partnership with Top Los Angeles Chefs; Sprout LA will Bring Los Angeles' Best Dining to the 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Breeders’ Cup announces a partnership with Sprout LA, Los Angeles’ premier restaurant collaboration, for the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championships taking place on November 4 and 5 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Through the new partnership, four award-winning Sprout LA chefs – Steve Samson of Sotto, Jason Neroni of Rose Café - Restaurant, Tim Hollingsworth of Otium, and Neal Fraser of Redbird | Vibiana will curate unique food and beverage experiences for the event’s attendees. In addition to the Sprout LA chefs, esteemed Los Angeles Chef Steve Fretz will also join forces with Breeders’ Cup. The collaboration between Breeders’ Cup and Sprout LA further solidifies Breeders’ Cup’s unique foothold as a world-class event that combines the finest Thoroughbred racing with an unparalleled lifestyle, culinary, and entertainment experience.
“Through this new partnership we are thrilled to be able to offer our fans a taste of the best food and drinks Los Angeles has to offer,” said Craig Fravel, CEO of Breeders’ Cup. “Each year, we look for ways to enhance the guest experience and involve the local community, and this year’s culinary offerings will bring the Breeders’ Cup experience to a new level.”
During the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, top Los Angeles chefs and mixologists will be featured throughout Santa Anita Park and within many of the venue’s new luxury seating areas, specifically:
In the stunning new Silks Lawn Chalet, which offers unparalleled views of the racetrack, guests can dine on Southern Italian cuisine from Chef Steve Samson of Sotto restaurant and the upcoming Rossoblu, including his famed pastas and grilled pork meatballs.
In the Trackside Marquee, fans will nibble on bites from Chef/Owner of Redbird | Vibiana, Neal Fraser as they experience the excitement of the stretch turn for home.
At the FrontRunner Restaurant on the fifth floor of the Turf Club, fans will find dishes inspired by the vibes of Southern California from Chef Jason Neroni of Rose Café – Restaurant.
Dishes from Chef Timothy Hollingsworth of Otium, drawing inspiration from his 13 years as a resident and Chef of Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry, will be featured in the celeb-packed Trophy Lounqe and in the Luxury Suites.
“Breeders’ Cup is an incredibly exciting event to have here in Los Angeles, and there’s no better way to enjoy the races than with great food and drinks,” said Chef Steve Samson of Sotto. “My fellow chefs and I are excited to get the chance to attend the races and share some of our favorite dishes with the fans who will be traveling to Santa Anita for the weekend.”
Information for Breeders’ Cup 2016 can be found at http://www.breederscup.com/tickets.
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 (grade I) races and purses totalling $28 million, will be held Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About Sprout LA
Sprout is an innovative restaurant collaboration that brings together talented chefs and bartenders in order to create unique dining opportunities and events in the Los Angeles area. The group emphasizes the passion, hard work and creativity of the many restaurants and bars that it partners with, all of which allows Sprout to unite communities, culture, and high level dining and lifestyle experiences.

2016 CATbaret Benefit Gala

Kitty Bungalow's celebrated its 6th annual benefit gala a “CATbaret! - A One-Night Celebrity Musical Celebration” on Saturday, October 15h in Hollywood. The evening began with a 6pm reception with feline magic by Fantastic Fig and his cat Newton while guests enjoyed Happy Hour specials, nips and nibbles, beer brewed by cats and cat videos, plus a chance to win $20,000 in prizes through a Prize Puss raffle before the 7pm main event.

The show featured humorous cat-themed songs, music from show tunes to classic rock to the blues and everything in between. Packed with amazing dancing and integrated film, all performed with a live band. Followed by an after party held upstairs at Bardot, with an open bar, tapas, dessert and coffee bar, prizes, DJ, and gift bags.

Kitty Bungalow is California's only 100% feral cat rescue and socialization facility. As shelter interventionists, we focus our attention on the most vulnerable of felines the ferals. We break down the anxiety of feral cats with our nearly 80 weekly volunteers who use our guided socialization techniques and objectives, taking these street cats from 'hiss to home'. We look to see that these cats never have to see the inside of a shelter and our socialized kittens graduate as Ivy League lap cats into life long loving homes. Our rescue is more than just finding homes for the homeless; we are working at the root of the problem, providing broad based Trap Neuter Return (TNR) and free spays and neuters to neighborhoods in need within Los Angeles. Due to an ongoing injunction with the city of Los Angeles, they are unable to participate in or support TNR, the rational and humane answer to cat overpopulation. It is left to a few small groups like ours to pick up the slack and stave off the continued kitten seasons that leave our city shelters knee deep in kittens. That is why the kill rate for Los Angeles City shelters for cats is 50%! The majority of all animals killed in the city shelters (76%) are kittens 8 weeks and under! Dogs are extremely close to the No Kill threshold thanks to partnerships like NKLA. Meanwhile, every other cat going into the shelter does not come out. That is why the work we do is so vital for stopping the problem at its core! The cat overpopulation is not a cat problem it is a people problem caused by uneducated and sometimes irresponsible pet owners who abandon their cats or do not have them sterilized, causing a proliferation of cats being born on the street. Together we can bring an end to the homeless kitten epidemic. You can do your part by adopting, volunteering or donating to our organization today.



Sharapova, Roddick, McEnroe and Navratilova among tennis stars helping charity event to raise more than $600,000 for Elton John AIDS Foundation. Charity is always the biggest winner at the WTT Smash Hits presented by Citi event, with some of tennis’ big stars turning out to raise more than $600,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday night.

The 2016 edition of Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King’s annual charity tennis pushed the 24-year total to more than $15 million to support HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness programs. On the court, Team Elton got the best of Team Billie Jean with a 19-14 victory in the four-set showdown.
A capacity crowd watched Maria Sharapova’s highly-anticipated appearance as she opened the night pairing up with Andy Roddick for a set of celebrity doubles against Elton John and Martina Navratilova. Sharapova and Roddick got the best of John and Navratilova 3-1 in an entertaining quick set that preceded the World TeamTennis match. Team Elton took the lead in the first set of the night and never looked back en route to their second consecutive victory and an overall 13-11 series lead. Sharapova and 16-year-old junior Taylor Johnson teamed up in Sharapova’s return to the court but it was the veteran doubles experience of Martina Navratilova and Liezel Huber that took the first set for Team Elton, 5-2.

Former U.S. Davis Cup teammates Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish were too strong for Team Billie Jean’s duo of John McEnroe and Mark Philippoussis in men’s doubles, winning the second set for Team Elton 5-3. Roddick and Philippoussis faced off in a battle of big serves in men’s singles. Roddick held off Philippoussis 5-3 to build Team Elton’s lead to 15-8 after three sets. McEnroe and Sharapova rallied in mixed doubles, winning the first set of the night for Team Billie Jean with a 5-3 victory over Roddick and Navratilova and sending the match into Extended Play. Team Billie Jean won the first game in Extended Play but Roddick and Navratilova closed out the set and match by winning the next game for Team Elton. The evening started with all the players participating in a live auction that raised more than $150,000 of the evening’s totals. The players were active bidders in the auction, with Sharapova winning a ticket package for the Broadway hit “Hamilton” and John McEnroe buying an autographed Elton John piano bench. The stars were out in Las Vegas on Monday night to support WTT Smash Hits as avid tennis fans and Las Vegas residents Gladys Knight and Mike Tyson took in the action on the multi-colored tennis court just steps away from where Elton John plays his hit show, “The Million Dollar Piano” at Caesars Palace. International recording artists The Tenors opened the night by performing the national anthem.

Official event sponsors include host sponsor Caesars Palace and presenting sponsor Citi. Additional sponsors and partners include AmerisourceBergen, Cashman Photo, Core Academy, DecoTurf, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Fanatics, GEICO, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, KXNT News/Talk Radio & CBS Sports Radio - Las Vegas, Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation, NBC & The CW - Las Vegas, WG Communications Group, Wilson and XS Tennis - Chicago. Ryan Wolfington and USTA Nevada are promotional partners of WTT Smash Hits.

For more on WTT Smash Hits, visit www.WTTSmashHits.com.
For more information on the Elton John AIDS Foundation, visit www.EJAF.org.

RiSE Lantern Festival

RiSE Lantern Festival returned once again to the Mojave Desert just outside of Las Vegas October 7 & 8, 2016. In its third year the breathtaking event was able to yet again celebrate the collective hopes, dreams and wishes of all those who attended with the simultaneous release of thousands of flame lit lanterns into the night sky.
The festival expanded to two-days this year allowing for even more patrons to attend and experience the awe-inspiring event.
Each night saw sold out crowds, welcoming 20,000 people throughout the weekend.
People traveled from all across the country to partake in the event with more than 80 percent of attendees coming from outside of Nevada.
Festival attendees came out to the desert venue early to participate in lantern decorating activities, take in live music performed throughout the day and enjoyed a variety of food truck and drink offerings.
After the sun set, at approximately 8 p.m. the first wave of lanterns were sent into the night sky.
By the end of the weekend over 40,000 biodegradable lanterns were sent upwards creating a truly magical atmosphere.
The night was capped off by a spectacular fireworks display at around 9 p.m.

G2E 2016 from September 27 - September 29 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas

Las Vegas legends Penn & Teller appeared for their very first slot machine that made its debut at G2E. They also met with fans, and signing autographs. A SEINFELD slot machine also arrived. The new, highly interactive game takes what TV Guide called one of the “greatest TV programs of all time” and turns it into an immersive, virtual slot player experience. The product merges scenes from the treasured sitcom with the Company’s revolutionary GAMESCAPE slot platform and cutting-edge technology. Also on hand was Larry Thomas, “Soup Nazi” who made an appearance in the Scientific Games booth. Other new slot machines included Casablanca Slot Machine, Sharknado, Elvira, Tim McGraw, The Bachelor and more...

Fright Dome Opening at Circuc Circus Las Vegas

This year's mazes include: QUIJA - Enter the seance with others...this house chooses who will enter.
WASTELAND 2 - Back on popular demand with new sinister twists.
HELLCATRAZ - The legendary prison on the Bay comes to life.
FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY'S - One of the most popular horror games come to life.
KRAMPUS' NOT SO SILENT NIGHT - A Fright Dome original creation exclusive to the 2016 season from the minds of owner Jason Egan and horror guru Gary Tunnicliffe.
CLOWNZ: COTTON CANDY, CARNAGE & CHAOS: Enter the world of crazed clowns, freaks and jesters.
Scare Zones include: VOODOO - The rhythmic sounds of Bourbon Street waft through this deadly Mardi Gras...
CLOWN HAVOC - The clowns have taken over the Circus...let the chaos begin!
FREAK SHOW - Come one, come all! Step right up and enter a world of the unique, the odd and the strangely talented.

CORN STALKERS - Deep in the corn fields the evil spirits have grown restless, now they rise up seeking vengeance upon mankind.


The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Returns to the Infamously Haunted Ship September 29 for 22 nights of fright

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor will once again rise from the deep torrid history of the infamously haunted ship September 29 - October 31, 2016. Tickets are on-sale at QueenMary.com. Ghoulish spirits, old and new, will descend upon The Queen Mary in Long Beach for the most anticipated twenty-two terrifying nights of the year. Dark Harbor’s Sinister Seven Spirits: Ringmaster, Captain, Samuel the Savage, Graceful Gale, Half-Hatch Henry, Scary Mary and the newest malevolent resident will haunt the grounds of Dark Harbor nightly. Ringmaster promises to unleash her band of misfit monsters under the gruesome big top of Circus - a maze that continues to disorient with horrifying illusions, death-defying acts and spirited thrills. Dark Harbor’s youngest soul, Scary Mary, who has haunted the ship since her mysterious drowning in the first class pool in 1952, will leave fear-seekers gasping for air in the enhanced Lullaby maze. Deadrise, Soulmate and B340 mazes have been reengineered to deliver a darker descent into the depths of Queen Mary’s sinister past.
This year’s Paintball Shooting Gallery sends guests on an other-worldly adventure and Sideshow grants “backstage” passage into the macabre underworld of the traveling circus. Haunt-fanatics can even double down on this year’s new double-sided small tops to host a private soiree featuring close-up freak shows with instant complimentary access toSideShow directly from a private Creepy Cabana. Take in a mesmerizing fire show on the main stage, have a spin on the Sinister Swings, and toss back all-you-can-eat tacos in the exclusive R.I.P. Lounge. But get the party started early and arrive during Happy Haunting Hour to down a happy hour potion in the all-new Voodoo Brew. Dark Harbor brings the true haunted tales of The Queen Mary to life, offering the most authentically frightening experience available. The annual event begins September 29 and continues to scare those who dare through October 31. General admission ticket prices start at just $20 online, with Fast Fright, VIP Passes, and lodging packages available. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.queenmary.com/dark-harbor.

“Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood

"Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood, a popular event features all new mazes, frightful scare zones and a fully re-imagined "Terror Tram" experience. This year's new and returning mazes include, "American Horror Story," "The Exorcist: The Possession of Regan MacNeil," "Freddy vs. Jason: Dream Battle," "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Blood Brothers," "Halloween: Hell Comes to Haddonfield," "Krampus: The Christmas Devil," "The Walking Dead," a permanent attraction, as well as "Eli Roth Presents Terror Tram," “The Purge Election Year” and an all-new performance by the award-winning hip hop-dance crew Jabbawockeez. Also open some of Universal's most popular rides and attractions "Transformers: The Ride-3D," "Jurassic Park–In the Dark," "The Simpsons Ride" and "Revenge of the Mummy–The Ride."

Tickets to this year's event are available for purchase at http://www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com/Hollywood
"Halloween Horror Nights" dates are: September 16, 17, 23, 24, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and November 4 and 5, 2016.

Knott’s Scary Farm Opening Night

Opening Night Reception included delicious desserts.

This year, Knott’s Scary Farm included four new Skeleton Key rooms away from the mazes for an individual two-minute experiences with all-new unique stories.
New Mazes included:
Special Ops: Infected The interactive video-game-like experience arms visitors with simulated military assault weapons and assigns them a simple mission: Kill as many zombies as possible. Guided by squad commanders, teams of Haunt visitors set off into an infected zone swarming with zombies.
Shadow Lands

Shadow Lands puts visitors in an ancient Japanese temple inhabited by the rotting corpses of disgraced samurai warriors who must redeem their honor on the battlefield.
Fear VR The new four-minute Fear VR virtual reality attraction admits visitors to a hospital where a patient with demonic powers named Katie is on the loose.
The Red Barn

The Red Barn, which was filled with bales of hay and burlap, told the story of a murderous farmer and his sadistic sons who prey on innocent victims who accidentally wander onto their blood-soaked farm.
Returning Mazes

Trick or Treat, Dead of Winter, Gunslinger’s Grave, Tooth Fairy, Voodoo, and Paranormal Inc.
'The Hanging’ This year’s show included comedy and music with disembowelment and a noose-swinging finale, was an equal opportunity offender taking on a range of celebrities, characters and even political candidates. The show looked impressive on the new larger stage, which featured improved lighting and sound.
‘Elvira’s Danse Macabre’ Included talented back-up dancers and intriguing aerial acrobatic troupe.


Ten Thirty One Productions (TTO) is excited to announce the return of the most popular Halloween attraction in the country, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride coming this October. TTO will be bringing its biggest and best scares to both coasts for the most unique and immersive Halloween experience in town.
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride returns to its darker and more disturbing roots with the announcement of this year’s brand new and most innovated theme to date, Secret Society. The Secret Society will unveil two different experiences, Elite or Deranged. Your status will choose your path and experience throughout this 30 acre live attraction. For the first time ever, Hayriders will leave the safety of their wagons to confront their secret society initiation on foot, closer than ever to the inhabitants of the corn maze. Hayride regulars may recognize some ghosts of Hayrides past which will benefit them in making it to the end of their initiation.
“I feel like a kid at Christmas. Our Hayriders are going to have the time of their lives being part of our Secret Society of Halloween. We’ve just raised the bar so high on ourselves. The moment our guests enter our gates, they are members, part of our secret society, our world,” explains TTO CEO and Haunted Hayride Founder, Melissa Carbone.
Fan favorite, Trick or Treat will be returning in double the size this year and three times the mischief as the suburb of Hell welcomes trick or treaters to knock on their doors! House of Shadows will also take on a new sinister force as Universal Pictures takes over the space in the newly named Ouija, Origin of Evil. In the first partnership of this kind that the LA Haunted Hayride has ever allowed, unsuspecting patrons will be trapped in an extremely dark, almost blacked out walk through of a colossally possessed demonic house.
If you’ve ever thought about going to Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, this is the year to do it.
The terror of Los Angeles Haunted Hayride starts on October 1, 2016 and will be open from Thursday through Sundays from October 1st – October 31st, 2016. General Admission is $44 and VIP passes that surpass the line are $61, and there are a limited number of Hayride Only Passes $32, that are expected to sell out during the pre-Sale.
Pre-sale for tickets will begin July 15th. Visit www.losangeleshauntedhayride.com for complete details.


ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that its 12th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will take place on April 13 - 15, 2017 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. The premier conference for songwriters, composers, artists and producers in all music genres, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO brings together aspiring and professional music creators to learn from some of the most successful and creative people in the music industry.

The ASCAP EXPO also unveiled a new logo and "Where Creators Connect" tagline, emphasizing the event's focus on networking and the songwriting community. Registration for the 2017 event opens on September 13 with a special two-day sale offering advance access to special opportunities like the EXPO One-on-One Sessions and Lunch Roundtable workshops. For more information visit http://www.ascap.com/expo.

Last year's ASCAP EXPO kicked off with an electrifying ASCAP Annual Membership Meeting featuring performances from Grammy and ASCAP Founders Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, chart-topping "Cheerleader" songwriter OMI and the songwriting power trio of Chris DeStefano, Brett James & Priscilla Renea (Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood's "Somethin' Bad"). Other highlights included a keynote from super-producer Timbaland, plus master sessions with today's top songwriters like Grammy-winning Rihanna ANTI co-writer James Fauntleroy; Ashley Gorley (Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley) and Greg Kurstin (Adele, Kelly Clarkson), among others. EXPO participants also heard exclusive insights and performances from Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley; songwriter and vocalist for the GRAMMY-winning group fun. Nate Ruess; musical power couple Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo; multi-platinum songwriter, solo artist and Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas and more.

Every year, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO participants attend creative and business-focused panels, workshops, master classes, keynotes, one-on-one sessions, networking events, state-of-the-art technology demonstrations and performances. The ASCAP EXPO provides music creators with an unforgettable and authentic experience - real knowledge, tools, connections and a community of support and guidance they can't find anywhere else.

Since its inception, the event has brought together music's biggest talents and most successful industry players. Previous keynote speakers include Justin Timberlake, Tom Petty, John Mayer, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Quincy Jones, Ludacris, Carly Simon, Sara Bareilles, Lindsey Buckingham, Randy Newman, Jackson Browne, Steve Miller, Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart), Diplo, Big Sean, Ne-Yo, Stargate, Bill Withers, Aloe Blacc, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Jeff Lynne.

REAL BODIES at Bally's - Now Open

Imagine Exhibitions proudly presents REAL BODIES at Bally’s, a highly original and thought-provoking exhibition of human anatomy. This powerful exhibition explores life by displaying more than 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and more than 200 anatomical specimens. More than a simple display of human specimens, REAL BODIES at Bally’s will connect audiences to a deeper sense of what it means to be alive. Founded on anatomical, cultural, and emotional narratives, the exhibition transforms the way we view the mysterious organism we all share - the human body - and reminds us of all the complexity and magic within us that we often take for granted. REAL BODIES at Bally’s digs deeper into the beauty of the body, mind, and soul than any other exhibition of its kind, and invites you to explore the entire human experience from the first breath to the last.
REAL BODIES at Bally’s is now open and is located on the lower level of Bally’s Las Vegas.

2016 Emmy Awards Winners

Drama Series: “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Comedy Series: “Veep” (HBO)
Mini-Series or Movie: “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)
TV Movie: “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)” (PBS)
Variety Talk Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)
Variety Sketch Series: “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)
Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”
Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”
Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Supporting Actor in a Drama: Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”
Supporting Actress in a Drama: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Louie Anderson, “Baskets”
Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Supporting Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie: Regina King, “American Crime”
Reality Host: RuPaul Charles, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (Logo)
Reality Competition Program: “The Voice” (NBC)
Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, “Master of None” (“Parents”)
Writing for a Drama Series: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, “Game of Thrones” (“Battle of the Bastards”)
Writing for a Mini-Series or Movie: D.V. DeVincentis, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”)
Writing for a Variety Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt, “Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping”

"Safety Harbor Kids 9th Annual Polo Classic

Malibu nonprofit, Safety Harbor Kids, hosted their 9th Annual Polo Classic at the historic Will Rogers Park in Pacific Palisades on September 10th featuring Grammy winning guitarist, Albert Lee. Also performing was internationally acclaimed singer/actress Josie Achaval. Held at the Will Rogers State Historic park, the venue offers mountain and ocean views and has been the filming location of movies including Star Trek IV (William Shatner, Nichelle Nicols 1986). Old Hollywood royalty including Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Walt Disney, and Gary Cooper also frequented the polo estate formerly owned by 1930’s entertainer Will Rogers.

Guests enjoy a gourmet luncheon, open bar, wine tasting, high tea, special half time entertainment, an art exhibit and silent auction. While enjoying the polo match, guests relaxed in the VIP lounge in private cabanas with chamber music and an orchid garden.

Supported by luxury automotive dealer Bentley Beverly Hills allowed guests to test drive their new Bentley Bentayga. The Gatsby style event also included a red carpet photos, champagne divot stomp and vocal performances.

The game of polo is played between two teams of four men on horseback on a field about three times the size of a football field. The object is to hit a ball with polo mallets down the field and through two goalposts for a goal. There are six periods of play known as “chukkers” and each chukker is seven minutes long.

Founded in 2007, Safety Harbor Kids (SHK) is a 501c3 nonprofit formed for the purpose of enriching the lives of parentless and homeless children through education in the areas of college, career, music and the arts.