THE POLO MASTERS / OPEN DE GASSIN KICKED OFF AT THE CLUB IN THE FRENCH RIVIERA
The Polo Mastes / Open de Gassin started this Thursday at Saint Tropez Polo Club with a total of eight teams playing the 10 and 15 goal category, including defending champions Villa a Sesta and Antelope.
Saint Tropez 13-10 Las Plantas
These two teams opened fire in the 10 goal category. St Tropez, with a lineup similar to the one used in the IPC, with Marcos Harriott and Caro Moandi, beat Las Plantas 13 goals to 10.
Score Saint Tropez: 3-2, 6-6, 9-7, 13-10.
Umpire: Federico Martelli.
Antelope 7-6 Villa A Sesta
The defending champions tried to get off to a good start against one of the best teams of the previous tournament. Both teams gave their all, but an excellent performance by Nacho Kennedy sealed the win for Antelope.
Score Saint Tropez: 1-1, 2-3, 5-5, 7-6.
Umpire: Alex Roldán.
ERG 9-8 Pull Love
IPC winners played the opening match of the 15 goal category against debutants ERG. It was definitely one of the most atractive games of the month; both teams fought until the last seconds of the game, when Bautista Ortiz de Urbina scored to give ERG the win.
Score ERG: 2-2, 4-2, 4-3, 6-6, 9-8.
Umpires: Federico Martelli & Esteban Ferrari.
Marquard Media 12-7.5 Chateau D’Aulne/El Milagro
Marquard Media has been steadily growing since their first game at the IPC, where they qualified for the final. The three pros, lead by Martincito Aguerre, showed their skills to claim their first win of the tournament.
Score Marquard Media: (0-0.5) 2-2.5, 3-3.5, 7-3.5, 11-4.5, 12-7.5.
Umpires: Alex Roldán y Esteban Ferrari.
The Polo Masters / Open de Gassin will resume on Friday with the following order of play:
10am, 8-10 goal category: La Bien Mirada vs Cibao La Pampa
11am, 8-10 goal category: VT Wealth Management vs Dark Ice.
6pm, 12-15 goal category: 21st Luxury vs Antelope
Polo Masters/Open de Gassin (15): ERG vs Pull Love
Polo Masters/Open de Gassin (15): Marquard Media vs C. D’Aulne/El Milagro
Polo Masters/Open de Gassin (10): Saint Tropez/Sea Breeze vs Las Plantas
Polo Masters/Open de Gassin (10): Antelope vs Villa A Sesta
Polo Masters/Open de Gassin (15): Fixture & Teams
Polo Masters/Open de Gassin (10): Fixture & Teams