MURDER IN POLO LAND

A DEATH EXPOSES A PLACE WHERE THE RICH REALLY LOVE THEIR ARGENTINE PROS

A few of the appurtenances of wealth are well known--the Range Rovers and Rolexes, the little Chanel purses and the personal chefs trained in the Pritikin diet. But in the horse country around Warrenton, Va., a lustrous green pocket one hour from Washington where the Mellons and Kennedys have homes, the wealthy have a little-known luxury. It's the imported Argentine polo player, a man who can do a lot for your game--and if you happen to be one of the available local horsewomen, escort you home afterward.

The culture of versatile Latin polo pros might have remained an obscure local custom...

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