King Power Foxes and Dubai quickly reminded everyone of exactly who last year’s finalists were in the Cartier Queens Cup by dispatching La Bamba de Areco and HB Polo in the opening quarterfinals of the tournament Saturday afternoon.
Mild upsets set the scene in the final three games of the knockout phase of the 2016 Cartier Queens Cup at the Guards Polo Club Wednesday afternoon setting the pairings for the tournament’s weekend quarterfinals.
Rain didn't appear to dampen the day for them as previously winless RH Polo kept close to Britannia-El Remanso close in the final chukkers of their Tuesday afternoon in the knockout phase of the Cartier Queen´s Cup match before upsetting them in a 10-9 nail-biter that sends them to the tournament quarterfinals.
Sunday’s games had La Bamba de Areco destroying Talandracas, 14-9 while Sifani upset Valiente 13-11.
King Power remained undefeated in Cartier Queens Cup play with an 11-9 win over Apes Hill Saturday afternoon and La Indiana gets the 2nd win after defeats HB Polo.
No day at the park for Dubai winning their second straight game as Britannia-El Remanso gave them everything they could handle in a 9-8 overtime victory in Cartier Queen’s Cup play at the Guards Polo Club Tuesday afternoon.
Zacara and Sifani played to a 2-2 tie after the first chukker of play Sunday afternoon in the second round of the 2016 Cartier Queens Cup, but from then on, the two teams separated.
HB Polo entered the second round of play in the 2016 Cartier Queens Cup with an 0-1 record, but took the wind out of the sails of the 1-0 Apes Hill contingent with an action-packed 10-9 win at Coworth Park in a noon contest.