USPA Gold Cup
In Sunday’s quarterfinal action in the 2015 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club, Alegria knocked off Valiente 14-8 while Las Monjitas beat Lechuza Caracas 10-6. Wins by both Alegria and Las Monjitas boosted both teams into Wednesday’s semifinals where Las Monjitas will face Audi in a 2pm contest followed by a 4pm showdown between Alegria and Orchard Hill.
Audi fell behind Las Monjitas by five goals, 6-1, before an offensive explosion garnered them eight consecutive goals in leading them to a 16-11 win.
Kris Kampsen scored the first goal of the day for Engel & Volker in the first 30 seconds of play in round three play in the 2015 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club, but it was Alegria who put the next four goals on the scoreboard in a 4-1 first chukker.
Following the second round of play in the 2015 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club, only two teams, Audi and Orchard Hill, remained undefeated, 2-0; two more were winless, Valiente and Engel & Volkers, 0-2; and four others were all even with 1-1 records, Alegria, Coca-Cola, Las Monjitas and Lechuza Caracas.
A heavily-favored Orchard Hill polo team rode onto the field Thursday morning to face Coca-Cola in the opening game of the 2015 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club at the International Polo Club. It took an overtime goal by Facundo Pieres to secure the win as a disappointed Coca-Cola team left the field on the short end of a 13-12 score.
The USPA Gold Cup will take place in Florida at International Polo Club, from March 5 until March 22, with eight 26 handicap level teams.