Teams drawn at 2020 launch party
Last night, the Gauntlet of Polo players and team owners gathered for the official draw of The USPA Gold Cup at the International Polo Club, Palm Beach, Florida. The official draw determined the playing order for the second tournament in the exciting 2020 Gauntlet of Polo. The Gauntlet itself gives the teams the opportunity to win a potential $1,000,000 prize money purse, on winning all three tournaments.
To date, The C.V. Whitney Cup, the first leg of the Gauntlet, has showcased some fierce competition, with La Indiana and Las Monjitas set to compete in the Final on Sunday 23 February at 3pm (local time), with $125,000 prize money up for grabs.The USPA Gold Cup will be split into four brackets, with brackets one and two playing within their division and brackets three and four playing cross-bracket. Following the qualification rounds, the Semi Finals will take place, with the Final, and the chance to win $125,000, following at 3pm (local time) on Sunday 22 Match on the U.S. Polo Assn. field at International Polo Club.
The brackets are set out as follows:
Bracket One: Santa Clara, Postage Stamp Farm, Daily Racing Form & La Indiana
Bracket Two: Old Hickory Bourbon, Park Place, Tonkawa & Pilot
Bracket Three: Las Monjitas, Equuleus & Cessna
Bracket Four: Coca-Cola, Patagones & Dutta Corp
Tickets to Gauntlet of Polo events and the USPA Gold Cup matches are available here now, will all the games also set to be livestreamed on Global Polo TV.
Photograph: The 2019 USPA Gold Cup winners, Pilot. By Alex Pacheco/IPC