Equus and Royal Salute will play the final of the Aerolíneas Argentinas Medium Goal Gold Cup
Equus and Royal Salute will play the final of the Aerolíneas Argentinas Medium Goal Gold Cup after winning today their respective semifinal matches of the most important trophy of the 46th International Polo Tournament.
In two very good polo matches, with a lot of excitement, Equus defeated Bardon by 10 goals to 9 while Royal Salute did the same with Marqués de Riscal by 11 goals to 10 in extra chukker. An attractive double action day was held this afternoon at Los Pinos, the main venue of the 46th International Polo Tournament, with two very good games that kept the crowd expectant until the end.
Equus made a comeback in the second half to achieve the victory in the last 10 seconds of the match thanks to a great goal scored by Tommy Beresford. The second match of the day went in a similar way. Royal Salute started in great shape for a 7-1 in the first three chukkers. But in the second half, Marqués de Riscal began a tremendous comeback to close the gap first (4th chukker), tie the game in the fifth period and take the lead by 9 to 8 in the sixth chukker.
A well timed reaction by Royal Salute took the game to overtime and in the extra chukker a great action by James Crossley gave them the victory by 11 goals to 10. The final between Royal Salute and Equus will be held next Saturday from 6 pm at Los Pinos field 4. Prior to the decisive match, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand and Twenty 20 will play the subsidiary final from 4.30 pm at field 2.
Isolas 1892 Low Goal Gold Cup
La Clarita and Sapphire made it to the final of the Isolas 1892 Gold Cup after winning this morning their respective semifinal matches. La Clarita defeated Jolly Rogers King of Polo by 11 goals to 10 while Sapphire did the same with FCT Sotovila in extra chukker by 8-7. The final of the Gold Cup will be held next Saturday from 12.15 am at Los Pinos field 4. Before the final, La Mangosta and Sardañola will play the subsidiary final in the field 1 of Los Pinos at 11 am.
Santa Maria Polo High Goal Gold Cup
The most important trophy of the season, of the 46th International Polo Tournament, will play tomorrow the semifinals at Los Pinos fields. Ayala Polo Team will face Dubai Polo Team from 5.15 pm at Los Pinos field 3 followed by Lechuza Caracas against La Indiana in field 4.
In this 46th edition of the Tournament more than 21 teams are taking part of the competition, with a large number of elite players, including four of the top 10 players in world polo ranking: Facundo Pieres, who will play with Ayala Polo Team; Juan Martín Nero and Pablo Mac Donough, who will stand up for Brunei and Dubai Polo Teams, and the Uruguayan David Stirling. Besides polo matches, attendance, that´s free during almost all the season matches, has many leisure activities available: a varied gastronomy, Shopping Village, children's area, bars, After Polo night parties.