Friday’s double-header opening day of the 2017 Iglehart Cup unfolded the same way at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Both games rolled spilled into overtime. Mt. Brilliant defeated Goose Creek, and Equine Liquid Biocell bested Tonkawa, both games ending 10-9.
In the opening game of the 26-goal season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Orchard Hill took down Coca-Cola in a teeth-clenching overtime battle that ended 14-13 in favor of the Pieres-powered team.
The Iglehart Cup is played in honor of Phillip Iglehart. Phillip was a seven-goal player and played on numerous championship polo teams.
C.V. Whitney Cup will start on February 23 and the final is scheduled on March 5. The 1st 26 goal tournament is part of the Triple Crown in Wellington, Florida.
The final of the 2017 Ylvisaker Cup was a sit-on-the-edge-of-your-seat thriller from the first play to the last, with Julio Arellano bringing it home for Coca-Cola in a 9-8 overtime win over Tonkawa.
In two incredibly close and intense Ylvisaker Cup semifinal matches Wednesday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC), Coca-Cola defeated Orchard Hill 11-10 and Tonkawa took Postage Stamp Farm 13-12. They will face off in the final Sunday, Feb. 19.