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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Romain Jerome Releases Limited Edition DeLorean DNA Watch

Romain Jerome Releases Limited Edition DeLorean DNA Watch:
The DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) had a very short life as the company that debuted in 1981 had to abruptly give up its dream run in 1983 after the infamous government cocaine sting operation ended John DeLorean’s career and that of his company. Romain Jerome has created a limited edition watch with the aim of capturing the magic of the car that left a huge impact on pop culture in its time. The car achieved iconic status after Steven Spielberg used it as a time machine in his 1985 film Back To The Future. The popular film gave the DMC-12 automobile model new life. It acquired a new status as a sci-fi symbol after it was depicted as a time machine in the movie.

There are 6,500 DeLorean DMC-12 Cars in Existence

John DeLorean had positioned the DMC-12 as a sports car ahead of its time. Its gull-wing doors looked futuristic. The car with a rear-engine lay-out was noticed first for its unpainted stainless steel body. These design elements were not invented by DeLorean but he combined them well to create a dramatic effect. So many years down the line the design has not lost its appeal and there is a demand for the cars that exist today. Today there are about 6,500 DeLorean DMC-12 cars still in existence. A Texas based company that owns the rights to the DeLorean name maintains and restores the cars. A well restored DeLorean still commands a price of $60,000 or more. If you are lucky you might even come across some of those cars on the road. Some of the replicas of the Back To The Future car are also known to exist.

Each Watch Will Have Metal From the Original Car

Romain Jerome had been talking about creating a DeLorean DNA watch for some years now. The DNA concept has made a direct connect to the car. The limited edition creation will have only 81 pieces as the car had debuted in 1981 and each one of them will have metal from an original DeLorean DMC-12 in the bezel of the watch. The case of the watch is stainless steel and on the rear of the watch is a case back plate that features an engraving of the DeLorean DMC-12 car with the gull wing doors open. The yellow red and white in the subsidiary seconds dial remind you of the car’s famous tail lights.

The Watch Has Been Priced at $15,900

There isn’t more of DeLorean in the dial. The dial is in mostly brushed steel however there are black painted sections that seem to be inspired by the seams of the car’s body panels. Inside the watch Jerome has opted for a Swiss mechanical automatic caliber RJ001-CH movement. The inspiration from the car extends to the strap of the watch also. The watch features an upholstery black leather strap with gray stitching. It is the same scheme that you find in the seats of the car. A production run of only 81 pieces has been planned and each of them will carry a price tag of $15,900. The release of the watch comes at an appropriate time as the Texas based owners of the brand have confirmed that they would be releasing the electric version of the car some time in 2013.
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Little America's Cup action set for September 2013 - Sail World

Little America's Cup action set for September 2013 - Sail World:

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Little America's Cup action set for September 2013
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Originally the event was scheduled for August 2013, but some of the teams entering are also taking part in the America's Cup in San Francisco next summer, so to allow these teams to compete, we have moved the date into September. Race week will be ...

Monday, August 6, 2012

TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC (Gr. 1)---Del Mar RaceTrack


Del Mar's richest and most prestigious race, the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic (Gr. I), takes place on Sunday, August 26. 

Watch some of the country's top horses compete at the classic distance of 1 1/4 miles in the 22nd running of Del Mar's signature event. The Pacific Classic will anchor a stakes triple header program that includes the 7-furlong Pat O'Brien Stakes and the Del Mar Mile on turf, both Gr. II events for 3-year-olds and up.

First race begins at the special post time of 1:00 p.m. 

Magazine sponsor of the TVG Pacific Classic is Riviera Magazine.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

MPC 2012 Summer Season Meadowbrook POLO

MPC 2012 Summer Season -

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Dear Meadowbrook  Polo Players and Friends ,

Polo season is here. Weather has improved and we are playing polo!!!!!

This Sunday June 24 the Old Westbury College Foundation annual Polo match and Lawn Party will be held at the Whitney Lane Fields, featuring a fast paced game between two 8 goal teams,  Range Rover and La Magnolia. Tickets are $95.00 per person. Children under 12 admitted free. For details call 516.876.3207

Our season opener tournament the 8 goal Al Bianco memorial is on the way. Please check our Polo for Today button on our website for the latest updates on game times and fields.

Saturday Asados under the tent have been great fun for all partcipants, members and friends. So come out and watch our 11:00 AM game or practice on Saturdays, enjoy the sun and a great meal under the tent after Polo.

Please refer to our schedule below for exact dates on Tournaments and Special Events. We will also host continuous pro pools, coaching leagues, exhibitions, as well as our junior program and clinics for those who prefer lower goal polo and instruction.
Polo Clinics for beginners will be offered twice a month starting June through the end of the season. We will also have guest Instructors at our clinics throughout the summer from some of the best Polo schools in Argentina and the USA, so if you or a friend want to try this wonderful sport be sure to call as and sign up for our next clinic.

Next Saturday June 30th and Sunday July 1st, we will be hosting " El Venado Polo Clinic at Meadowbrook". Federico Cendoya, owner of "El Venado Polo" , a world re known polo School in Argentina that has been teaching polo to people from all over the world for more that 20 years, will be holding a 2 day clinic with us. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity to learn from one of the great teachers in polo please email us at or call us at (516) 484 0343 for details.

We are only 25 miles from downtown NYC, so our half-membership is ideal for those who play elsewhere on weekends - but want more polo during the week!  Most important of all, is a friendly, safe, polite, low-key environment, where you can play polo at whatever level of skill, speed and expense is most comfortable for you and is fun for everyone involved.  Many thanks to our hard-working staff, our terrific members and our numerous friends for making it happen.

We look forward to seeing you at the club soon. Please feel free to call or email us with any questions.


Esteban (“Steven”) Scott
Manager, Meadowbrook Polo Club 

Polo Office: 516.489.2332


June 2                                         Opening Day, Practices Begin
Sunday, June 24                         Old Westbury College Foundation Charity Match
June 2-June 23                            8 Goal Al Bianco Memorial
June 12- July 12                          12 Goal Laffey Fine Homes Cup
June 21-July 19                            6 Goal Peter Henderson Memorial             
July 21- Sept 3                             8 Goal Labor Day Cup
July 21-22                                     PTF Junior Clinic
July 14- Aug 16th                         12 Goal Tournament
Sunday July 22                             HELP Argentina Fundraiser
Aug 2-30                                       6 Goal Tournament
August 2-5                                    USPA Ladies Challenge
Saturday, August 5                       Saddle Rock Benefit Match           
Aug 21-Sept 27                            12 Goal Tournament
Aug 25-26                                     PTF Seniors Tournament  
Sept 4- Oct 4                                6 Goal Susan Montgomery Memorial
Saturday, September 8                Harriman Cup
Saturday ,October 6                     End of Season