Gracida Brother

Polo Magazine: “Mexico’s International Polo Team: The Gracida Brothers”

POLO Magazine, 1956  
“I suppose,” inquired an English lady at the polo games in Mexico, “that the Gracida brothers are extremely rich?” Nothing could be farther from the truth. Two of the brothers do not even own a polo pony, however, they are all such expert horsemen that any pony borrowed is returned to its owner better trained. For a livelihood, the brothers run a small racing stable where they do all the work: training, feeding, exercising, etc. Altogether five brothers are high-goal polo players and the sixth is one of Mexico’s leading jockeys. Whatever profit is made off the racing stable usually goes towards their polo. In fact, one would have to look far for a more self-sacrificing family.
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