The second edition of the prestigious Dominican Republic Polo Challenge kicks off Friday, 13th January, with the 12-goal Bronze Cup.
The tournament is the first of four competitions which make up the Polo Challenge. The official inauguration is due on Saturday, along with the first matches of the much-awaited 22-goal Bronze Cup.
The tournament was recently included in the World Polo Tour, the official ranking of polo; the Silver and Gold Cups will now be rated on the WPT, making the competition even more attractive.
12-goal Bronze Cup:
Friday 13th, 4pm – Field 1 Casa de Campo: Pitirri Palenque vs Cinque Terre.
La Potranca vs Costasur will also take place at 4pm, but at Lechuza Caracas RD.
Sunday 15th, 2 pm – Field 1 Casa de Campo: Cinque Terre vs. Costasur
4pm – Field 3 Casa de Campo: La Potranca vs. Casa de Campo
22-goal Bronze Cup + official season opening Polo Challenge RD 2017:
Saturday 14th 2pm – Field 3 Casa de Campo: Power Infraestructure vs Alegría-El Milagro
4pm – Main field Casa de Campo: Lechuza vs. Casa de Campo
The children of the MIR foundation will play the National Anthem and the official opening of the season will take place.
Lechuza: Víctor Vargas 1, Alfredo Vargas 1, Pelon Stirling 10, Juan Martín Nero 10.
Casa de Campo Polo Team: Leo Matos 0, Ramiro Garros 6, Silvestre Donovan 7, Francisco Bensadon 8.
Alegría – El Milagro: Federico Tomasevich, Julian Mannix, Ignacio Toccalino 9, Fred Mannix 8.
Power Infrastructure: Miguel Mendoza 0, Juan Ambroggio 7, Santiago Toccalino 8, Gerardo Collardin 6.
9- 12 goal:
Casa de Campo Polo Team: Rufino Bensadon 1, Leo Matos 0, Francisco Bensadon 8, Anton Tejada 1.
Pitirri Palenque: Enrique Bonetti 0, Jorge Fernández 4, Silvestre Donovan 7, Rafael Perez Diez 1.
Costasur Polo Team: Luis Alfonso Paniagua 1, Alex Sahad 2, Ramiro Garros 6, Julio Lopez 1.
La Potranca: Tony Rivera 0, Fernando Arata 1, TBA 7, Esteban Panelo 4.
Cinque Terre-El Milagro: Federico Tomasevich 0, Alessandro Bazzoni 1, Lalo James 5, Benjamin Araya 6.