The semifinals of the CV Whitney Cup, opening competition of the 22-goal Gauntlet of Polo, took place on Wednesday at International Polo Club Palm Beach, in Wellington. 

Last year’s runners-up Las Monjitas qualified for the final after beating Patagones 10 goals to 9, before La Indiana defeated Pilot 12-10 to earn a place in the championship match. Pilot’s loss marked their first ever defeat in the series, as they won competition in 2019 without losing a single game.

The finals of the CV Whitney Cup are scheduled for Sunday, February 23.

LAS MONJITAS 10-9 PATAGONES

Las Monjitas: Camilo Bautista 0, Mackenzie Weisz 3 (3 goles), Francisco Elizalde 9 (2), David Stirling 10 (5). Total: 22.

Patagones: Geronimo Obregon 5 (2 goles), Santiago Toccalino 8 (3), Tomás García del Río 8 (4), Gonzalo Avendaño 1. Total: 22.

Score Las Monjitas: 3-1, 5-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-6, 10-9.

LA INDIANA 12-10 PILOT

La Indiana: Michael Bickford 2 (1 gol), Jeff Hall 6 (2) (Reemplazado en el quinto chukker por Facundo Obregon 6, 3 goles), Polito Pieres 10 (5), Santiago Gomez Romero 4 (1). Total: 22.

Pilot: Curtis Pilot 0 (1 gol), Lucas Escobar 2, Gonzalo Pieres 10 (1), Facundo Pieres 10 (7). Total: 22.

Score La Indiana: 2-3, 4-5, 6-5, 7-7, 11-9, 12-10.

The CV Whitney Cup continues as follows:

Thursday:

10am, Subsidiary Final: Cessna vs. Postage Stamp Farm, at Isla Carroll East

Sunday:

3pm, Final of the CV Whitney Cup: Las Monjitas vs. La Indiana, at International Polo Club

CV WHITNEY CUP: Fixture & Teams

GAUNTLET OF POLO CALENDAR

C.V. WHITNEY CUP: Feb 5-23.

USPA GOLD CUP: Feb 22 – Mar 22.

U.S. OPEN POLO CHAMPIONSHIP: Mar 21 – Apr 19.

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