• Cote D´Azur Polo Cup

    Chateau D´Aulne & Dark Ice: Champions on the French Riviera

    A fantastic polo day was held on Sunday at Saint Tropez Polo Club with the two thrilling finals of the Cote d’Azur Polo Cup, the first 18-goal tournament on the French Riviera.

     

    The 18-goal final kicked off at 5pm, with a clash between Chateau D’ Aulne and Las Plantas. The match was very even throughout, and had to be decided in extra chukka. Finally, Chateau D’Aulne’s Sebastián Harriott scored a penalty for the win.

     

    Final: Chateau d’Aulne 10-9 Las Plantas

    Chateau d’Aulne: Nacho Kennedy 4, Alexis Pouille de Balkany 2, Nito Uranga 6, Sebastián Harriott 6.

    Las Plantas: Peter Kis 0, Tete Fanelli 4, Bautista Ortiz de Urbina 7, Jaime García Huidobro 7.

     

    Scorers Chateau d’Aulne: Sebastián Harriott 6, Alexis Pouille de Balkany 2, Nito Uranga 1, Nacho Kennedy 1.

    Scorers Las Plantas: Bautista Ortiz de Urbina 4, Jaime García Huidobro 4, Peter Kis 1.

     

    BPP: Ojito. Played and owned by Bautista Ortiz de Urbina.

     

    Subsidiary Winners: Habtoor Polo.

     

    The 10-goal category saw Dark Ice face Amanara. After a great comeback (they were 3 goals behind), Dark Ice took a 7-6 win. It was a great team performance, led by Juan Jauretche.

     

    Final: Amanara 6-7 Dark Ice

    Amanara: Nicky Sen -1, Marcos Harriott 1, Segundo Stanga 3, Franky Menéndez 7.  

    Dark Ice: Helen Goddard-Watts -1, Jack Taylor 1, Juan Jauretche 5, Látigo García Laborde 5.  

     

    Scorers Dark Ice: Juan Jauretche 4, Helen Goddard-Watts 1, Jack Taylor 1, Látigo García Laborde 1.

     

    Scorers Amanara: Franky Menéndez 5, Segundo Stanga 1.

     

    BPP: Santita. Played by Juan Jauretche. Owned by Lucas James.

     

    Third Place Match: La Bien Mirada 8-7.5 Saint Tropez/Sea Breeze.