Open du Soleil
ALFI Investments wins the 18-goals ADS Securities CupThe Open du Soleil came to a fabulous end at Saint Tropez Polo Club with two spectacular finals and a special “La Nuit Argentine” themed event.The 18-goal ADS Cup kicked off the day, with several high goal players, such as Polito Pieres, Joaquín Pittaluga, Jaime García Huidobro & Bautista Ortiz de Urbina, taking to the field alongside young up-and-coming players, like Nacho Kennedy. After a great showdown, ALFI Investments managed to claim the 8.5 - 8 win.The 10-goal was up next, with the Argentine Foods Cup. Amanara had just fallen short in the final of the Cote D’Azur Cup, while their rivals, Los Nocheros, lost in this same final in 2016. The match was very even throughout the four chukkas, but Nicky Sen’s team came out on top (7-5) to take the title.Many Argentine products, such as wines, meats, <i>yerba mate</i>, and chocolates, were on offer during the day, making the event particularly delicious!ADS CUP / 15-18 GOALS CATEGORYFinal: ALFI Investments 8.5-8 EFG AravaliALFI Investments: Scott Wood 0, Hugo Taylor 1, Joaquín Pittaluga 7, Polito Pieres 9.EFG Aravali: Karan Thapar 0, Nacho Kennedy 4, Bautista Ortiz de Urbina 7, Jaime García Huidobro 7.Score ALFI Investments: (0.5-0) 2.5-2, 3.5-3, 4.5-6, 6.5-8, 8.5-8.Scorers ALFI Investments: Joaquín Pittaluga 4, Polito Pieres 3, Hugo Taylor 1Scorers EFG Aravali: Nacho Kennedy 4, Bautista Ortiz de Urbina 3, Jaime García Huidobro 1BPP: Rusita (played by Polito Pieres)MVP: Polito Pieres.ARGENTINE FOODS CUP / 8-10 GOALS CATEGORYFinal: Los Nocheros 5-7 AmanaraLos Nocheros: Sebastian Schneberger 1, Gonzalo Bernal 3, Hugo Taylor 1, Valentin Novillo Astrada 5. Total: 10.Amanara: Nicky Sen -1, Pato Bolanteiro 3, Marcos Harriott 2, Pablo Jauretche 6. Total: 10.Score Amanara: 2-2, 4-3, 6-5, 7-5.Scorers Amanara: Pablo Jauretche 4, Pato Bolanteiro 3.Scorers Los Nocheros: Gonzalo Bernal 3, Valentín Novillo Astrada 2.BPP: Embarcado (played by Pato Bolanteiro)MVP: Pato Bolanteiro.Round Robin: Winners, Dark Ice.The next tournament to be played at Saint Tropez Polo Club will be the Gold Cup, which kicks off on August 31. Ten 10-goal teams are set to compete.