The 2017 C. V. Whitney Cup Final at the International Polo Club was won by Valiente after defeated Orchard Hill 14-11 in a battle where 3 of the best polo players played for the Cup; Polito and Facundo Pieres and Adolfo Cambiaso 10 goalers into the field.
Saturday’s Iglehart Cup quarterfinal game at the IPC was a crucial contest for both Mt. Brilliant and La Indiana. With both teams gunning for a spot in the semi-finals, Jason Crowder sealed the deal for Mt. Brilliant 13-12 in OT.
The matchup between Goose Creek and Tonkawa was a critical game for both teams. Tonkawa rode home with the spoils, taking a 10-8 win at the International Polo Club Palm Beach.
In their debut match in the 2017 Iglehart Cup, La Indiana found themselves up against Equine Liquid Biocell, the team that won their opening game in overtime over Tonkawa. Equine Liquid Biocell proved themselves again with a 12-5 victory Thursday.
The team from the Venezuelan patron Victor Vargas did it once again, winning its sixth consecutive title on the Dominican Republic, since the Polo Challenge started in 2016.
Sunset “Sunny” Hale, the first woman in polo history to win the U.S. Open in a male-dominated sport, died Sunday night in Norman, Okla. Hale, 48, died due to complications from cancer at Norman Regional Hospital.