Hurlingham rescheduled and Grand Champions delay 20 goal

Hurlingham Open Triple Crown Update

More rain in Pilar has prevented the games for all eight teams on Wednesday and Thursday at the AAP grounds. El Paríso, Cría Yatay, La Dolfina and La Aguada Las Monijitas will play on Saturday 29 October, Alegría, La Irenita, Ellerstina and Washington will play on Sunday 30 October at the Hurlingham grounds. The remaining games have also been moved to Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 November. The Final remains on the advertised Saturday 5 November.

For a full schedule, team lists and results to date please click here.

 

20 Goal Schedule Changes and Erskine Update

Champions Polo Club has moved the start and play dates for the much-anticipated fall 20 goal season. The USPA National 20 Goal is scheduled for November 12 – 20 and USPA North American Cup is set for November 16 – 23. In last year’s USPA National 20 Goal tournament, Audi’s team of Marc Ganzi, Jeff Blake, Sugar Erskine and Carlucho Arellano defeated Flexjet, 11-8, to win the coveted title. Erskine was named Most Valuable Player and his gelding Little Boy, was also named Best Playing Pony. Erskine will be side-lined for three months after a recent accident on a polo field. He underwent successful surgery in Houston. According to his family, he will be immobilised in a brace for three months. He is expected to be back on the polo field for the 2017 winter season.

 

Photograph: The Hurlingham line-ups for Saturday 29 October games. By ©www.imagesofpolo.com/ Eduardo Grunberg

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