16 teams announced

The USPA, USPA Global Licensing (USPAGL) and International Polo Club have announced the teams for their hotly anticipated 2019 Gauntlet of Polo Series. Starting in February with The C.V Whitney Cup, 16 teams will contend for the overall title of Gauntlet Champion and the chance to win $1,000,000 prize money.

USPA CEO Robert Puetz has commented regarding this year’s line-up that, “With this year’s line-up of a record 16 teams playing in all three tournaments, each team has the makeup of talent and experience for being the first Gauntlet Champion. It will be exciting to watch the series unfold and find out who has the horses and determination to pull it off.” Games from all three tournaments will be live streamed on the USPA Polo Network, with tickets for all games available from the International Polo Club website www.internationalpoloclub.com
2019 Gauntlet of Polo Series Teams:
Brookshire Polo Team (22): Scott Wood (0), Lucas James (7), Pablo ‘Polito’ Pieres (10) & Pedro Falabella (5)
Cessna Polo Team (21): Chip Campbell (2), Ezequiel ‘Gallego’ Martinez Ferrario (7), Felipe Marquez (6) & Felipe Viana (6)
Coca-Cola (22): Gillian Johnston (2), Wesley Finlayson (4), Julian de Lusarreta (8) & Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Novillo Astrada (8)
Daily Racing Form (22): Jared Zenni (6), Geronimo Obregon (4), Santiago Cernadas (6) & Agustin Obregon (6)
Equuleus (22): Joe DiMenna (0), Iñaki Laprida (7), Christian ‘Magoo’ Laprida (8) & Mariano Gonzalez (7)
Iconica (22): Maureen Brennan (1), Peke Gonzalez (5), Sebastian Merlos (9) & Matias Magrini (7)
La Indiana (22): Michael Bickford (2), Facundo Obregon (6), Jeff Hall (7) & Tomas Garcia del Rio (7)
Las Monjitas (22): Camilo Bautista (0), Hilario Ulloa (10), Francisco Elizalde (8) & Matthew Coppola (4)
Park Place (22): Andrey Borodin (0), Juan Britos (8), Nico Pieres (9) & Tommy Collingwood (5)
Pilot (22): Facundo Pieres (10), Gonzalito Pieres (9), Matias Gonzalez (3) & Curtis Pilot (0)
Postage Stamp Farm (22): Annabelle Gundlach (0), Valerio ‘Lerin’ Zubiaurre (8), Mariano Aguerre (8) & Joaquin Panelo (6)
Santa Clara (22): Nico Escobar (3), Mariano Obregon Jr. (6), Ignacio ‘Cubi’ Toccalino (8) & Luis Escobar (5)
SD Farms (22):  Sayyu Dantata (2), Peco Polledo (6), Juan ‘Tito’ Ruiz Guiñazu (8) & Jesse Bray (6)
Stable Door Polo (21): Henry Porter (3), Santino Magrini (4), Victorino Ruiz (6) & Santiago Toccalino (8)
Tonkawa (22): Jeff Hildebrand (0), Agustin ‘Tincho’ Merlos (8), Guillermo ‘Sapo’ Caset (10) & Sterling Giannico (4).
Team Name TBD (21): Will Johnston (2), Jason Crowder (6), Miguel Novillo Astrada (9) & Stevie Orthwein (4)