Polo Opener Brings Celebs, Hotties to IPC

Bo Derek

56 going on 36: Actress Bo Derek shines at the International Polo Club Palm Beach season opener in Wellington (Click on the Mike Jachles photo for the event gallery)

flag-societyThe 10th season of polo at the International Polo Club Palm Beach kicked off in style Sunday afternoon in Wellington.

Fish out of water? Former New York Giants hero Jeremy Shockey at IPC (Click on the Mike Jachles photo for more)

Fish out of water? Former New York Giants hero Jeremy Shockey at IPC (Click on the Mike Jachles photo for more)

Actress Bo Derek, who travels the world to publicize equestrian sports, flipped the inaugural coin for the match between Coca-Cola and Villa Del Lago.

Why Derek? Well, her signature flick was 10 — just like polo’s anniversary season.

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More than 10,000 people munched on finger foods in the stands and tailgated across the field as they watched the teams duke it out in overtime.

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Also packed was the $100-per champagne brunch at The Pavilion.

On the field during the traditional divot stomp: Former New Orleans Saints star Jeremy Shockey, former U.S. Congressman Mark Foley, and WPTV-Channel 5 (WPB) stars Jay Cashmere and Steve Weagle and NBC 6 Miami‘s Trina Robinson.

Bo Derek at IPC

Bo Derek, introduced by IPC President John Wash, handled the coin toss for the inaugural match of the polo season Sunday in Wellington (Click on the Mike Jachles photo for more)

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