The 2020/2021 Dubai polo season kicked off last Friday at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Other equestrian activities started a few weeks ago, with the first lessons of the season at the Habtoor Polo Academy, managed by Tomás Palacios Bacque.
In terms of competitive polo, the Halloween Cup started on Friday, and Habtoor defeated Hesketh/Ankora in the opening match. Four 6-goal teams are partaking in the competition.
After scoring successive wins on Tuesday, Mahra and Habtoor will go head to head for the title on Friday.
Results – Tuesday, October 27:
Mahra 6-5 Hesketh/Ankora
Habtoor 10-5 Green Gates
The Halloween Cup concludes on Friday:
FINAL: Habtoor vs Mahra
Subsidiary: Hesketh/Ankora vs Green Gates
HALLOWEEN CUP – TEAMS:
HABTOOR: Mohammed Al Habtoor 0, Habtoor Al Habtoor 1, Santos Iriarte 1, Tomas Iriarte 4. Total: 6.
MAHRA: Rashid Al Habtoor 0, Khalaf Al Habtoor 0, Tariq Al Habtoor 1, Juanji Diaz Alberdi 3. Total: 4.
HESKETH/ANKORA: Kim Roche -1, Khalid Alomran -1, Ricardo Garros 5, Tomas Palacios 3. Total: 6.
GREEN GATES: Noor Khadra 0, Raja Abuljebain 0, Charley Cooney 2, Tuki Ruiz Guiñazú 4. Total: 6.