A shuffled La Indiana lineup that had Pite Merlos replacing younger brother Agustin “Tincho” Merlos, came up short in British Open quarterfinal action against Sommelier Saturday afternoon at Cowdray Park Polo Club while El Remanso defeated Monterosso 12-9.
Two Wednesday matches in the 2017Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup wrapped up the preliminary rounds of play and set the stage for the weekend’s quarterfinals. In Wednesday’s opening contest, El Remanso edged King Power Foxes, 9-8 while Habtoor battled their way to a decisive 12-9 win over La Bamba de Areco at the Cowdray Park Polo Club.
Golden goals by Rodrigo Andrade and Fred Mannix carried RH Polo and Sommelier to wins over Talandracas 12-11 and Monterosso 10-9, respectively, Tuesday afternoon in British Open play at the Cowdray Park Polo Club.
On the strength of a 10-6 win over La Bamba de Areco Sunday afternoon in British Open play at the Cowdray Park Polo Club, improved their record to 3-1.
Fred Mannix got Sommelier on the scoreboard with the first goal of the day’s 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup match at the Cowdray Park Polo Club, but that would be their last lead of the day. Goals from Tommy Beresford and Adolfo Cambiaso (on a well-executed nearside neck-shot) had RH Polo with the early 2-1 lead.
In their second overtime match of the 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup a seventh chukker goal by Argentine 10-goaler Gonzalito Pieres lifted King Power past a disappointed Habtoor while La Indiana defeated El Remanso 11-9.