The British Open Gold Cup, one of the most prestigious polo titles in the world, resumed at Cowdray Park Polo Club with a single match on Tuesday July 2, between La Bamba de Areco and Emlor. The tournament sees 10 teams up to 22-goals compete.

Jean-François Decaux’s foursome, that features two members of La Dolfina within the lineup, Pelón Stirling and Juan Martín Nero, had no trouble at all to beat Spencer McCarthy’s team by a 9-6 score.

THE FINAL OF THE GOLD CUP IS DUE ON SUNDAY JULY 21.

The summary of Tuesday July 2:

LA BAMBA DE ARECO 9-6 EMLOR 

LA BAMBA DE ARECO: Jean-François Decaux 0, Kian Hall 3 (1 goal), Pelon Stirling 9 (4), Juan Martín Nero 10 (4). Total: 22.

EMLOR: Spencer McCarthy 0 (2 goals), Alfredo Bigatti 7 (1), Agustín Merlos 8 (2), Miguel del Carril 6. Total: 21.

Score La Bamba de Areco: 2-1, 4-2, 5-3, 7-3, 8-5, 9-6.

Best Playing Pony UK: Upa (Chapa Suceso x Laica). Played by Juan Martín Nero.

The Gold Cup will be back on Wednesday July 3, with the following order of play:

11am: Scone vs. La Indiana

1,30pm: Monterosso vs. Talandracas

GOLD CUP FOR THE BRITISH OPEN: Fixture & Teams

GALERÍAS DE FOTOS:La Bamba de Areco vs. Emlor19 PhotosPhotos by: Images of Polo

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