Mahra is the first champion of the Polo Masters Cup after defeating Edrees by 7 goals to 3 in the final held this afternoon at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.
Patron Rashid Al Habtoor team won the first edition of this tournament, up to 14 goals handicap and with six teams taking part, held and the new Al Habtoor Polo Resort Club.
The team made by Rashid Al Habtoor, Daniel Gariador, Pelayo Berazadi and Alejandro Novillo Astrada took a deserved victory against a Edrees team that never gave up but couldn ́t stop the great performance by Mahra.
From the second chukker till the end Mahra controlled the game and achieved to increase the gap in the score for a comfortable final victory by 7 goals to 3.
Daniel Gariador was the MVP of the final and mare “Góndola” played by Juan Ruíz Guiñazú was the best playing pony.
Match Progression: Mahra: 1-1/ 3-1/ 6-2/ 7-3
Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman of the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club, launched The Polo Masters Cup, a new medium goal tournament with teams seven teams taking part.
The tournament is up to 14 goals handicap and will be held at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club from Monday 8th February to Monday 15th February 2016.
We are delighted to announce the Polo Masters Cup 2016, a new addition to the polo sport in Dubai. This will be the first tournament that will be held at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.
The newly developed Al Habtoor Polo Club & Resort, located in DubaiLand will be a horse lovers dream!
The Andalusian-style development will include luxury villas – including St. Regis branded ones. There will also be an academy offering multiple disciplines from traditional horse-riding, dressage, show jumping and polo; state-of-the-art stable and a club to rival age-old sporting institutions in the West.
The centerpiece of the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club will be a five-star St. Regis hotel, a brand that has long been associated with polo, since the turn of the 20th century in fact! However it marks the first-ever St. Regis polo resort.