The season for 26-goal teams kicked off on Wednesday at the International Polo Club, in Wellington. It’s the highest rated one after Argentina. The opening tournament is the CV Whitney Cup, where defending champions Valiente beat DRF with a convincing 13-10. The highlight was the debut playing together for the first ever time in the high goal of Adolfo Cambiaso and Facundo Pieres.
Valiente: Rob Jornayvaz 1, Tommy Beresford 4 (1 goal), Adolfo Cambiaso 10, Facundo Pieres 10 (10). Total: 20.
Daily Racing Form: Mariano Obregon 6, Agustín Obregon 5 (1 goal), Hilario Ulloa 10 (7), Jared Zenni 5 (2). Total: 20.
Score Valiente: (1-0) 3-1, 3-3, 6-5, 9-7, 12-8, 13-10.
IGLEHART CUP: COCA-COLA 9-8 PRESTIGE WORLDWIDE
Also at the International Polo Club the Iglehart Cup, the fourth tournament of the IPC 20-goal season, kicked off on Wednesday with one match. Coca-Cola made their debut with a win against Prestige Worldwide.
Coca-Cola: Gillian Johnston 2 (3 goals), Sugar Erskine 6 (1), Nacho Novillo Astrada 8 (2), Steve Krueger 4 (3). Total: 20.
Prestige Worldwide: Will Johnston 2 (5 goals), Carlucho Arellano 5 (1), Miguel Novillo Astrada 9 (2), Stevie Orthwein 4. Total: 20.
Score Coca-Cola: 1-1, 4-2, 4-4, 5-7, 8-7, 9-8.
Activity at the International Polo Club will resume on Thursday with the following order of play:
CV WHITNEY CUP (26 goals):
3:30pm: Grand Champions vs Colorado
IGLEHART CUP (20 goals):
12pm: La Indiana vs Pilot
Valiente vs DRF
Valiente vs DRF (2)
Coca-Cola vs Prestige Worldwide
CV WHITNEY CUP: Fixture & Teams