Prince of Wales Trophy Underway
The UK high goal season has officially begun! The first of the UK’s 22 goal tournaments, The Prince of Wales Trophy, got underway at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club on Wednesday 8 May with the first match of the tournament played between title holders Monterosso and Dubai.
This year’s tournament sees seven teams vying for the impressive trophy, designed by Theo Fennell, which has been competed for since 1986.
The first match of the tournament saw Dubai defeat 2018 Prince of Wales Trophy champions, Monterosso by just one goal, with a narrow 15-14 win. The action continues today at 2pm with VS King Power facing Marchfield and will be live streamed for those not lucky enough to be at the Berkshire to watch the match. The Final will be played on Saturday 18 May, with a full report of all the action in the next issue of Polo Times. Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe today!
The Prince of Wales Trophy Teams:
Marchfield (22): Saad Audeh (0), Guillermo Terrera (7), Pablo Mac Donough (10) & Manuel Plaza (5
VS King Power (22): Top Srivaddhanaprabha (0), Juan Martín Zubía (6), Polito Pieres (9) & Marcos Di Paola (7)
UAE (21): Lucas Monteverde Jr. (2), Tom Brodie (3), Santiago Toccalino (7) & Guillermo ‘Sapo’ Caset (9)
Emlor (22): Spencer McCarthy (0), Alfredo Bigatti (7), Agustín Merlos (8) & Fred Mannix Jnr (7)
Park Place (22): Andrey Borodin (0), Juan Britos (7), Hilario Ulloa (10) & Byron Watson (5)
Dubai (20): Pier Andrea (1), Camilo Castagnola (5), Bartolito Castagnola (6) & Nachi Du Plessis (8
Monterosso (22): Alessandro Bazzoni (0), Juan Gris Zavaleta (7), Cubi Toccalino (8) & Joaquín Pittaluga (7)
Photograph: The beautiful Prince of Wales Trophy was designed by Theo Fennell. By ©www.imagesofpolo.com