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.
Talandracas handed Monterosso their first loss of the 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup,13-10 and Sommelier def Murus Sanctus 11-10, at the Cowdray Park Polo Club Wednesday afternoon.
La Indiana was on the attack from the opening throw-in in 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup action at Cowdray Park Polo Club and got the win by 12-8 against Habtoor.
The Gold Cup continues on Sunday, July 2nd with the wins by RH Polo and La Bamba de Areco in OT.