The Qualification Tournament (Remonta & Veterinaria Cup) is currently underway. The competition, which gives two lineups the chance of competing in the Argentine Open at Palermo, kicked off on Sunday, November 9 at the Alfredo Lalor Headquarters of the Argentine Association of Polo in Pilar.

Six teams, between 28 and 32 goals, will battle it out to earn the two spots. The opening day saw Coronel Suarez and La Irenita II emerge as winners against La Cañada and La Esquina, respectively.

Action will resume on Thursday at Palermo, with the debuts of Cría GT  (vs La Cañada) and Alegría (vs La Esquina).

DAY 1 – QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT

CORONEL SUÁREZ 17-13 LA CAÑADA

Coronel Suárez: Felipe Vercellino 7 (4 goals), Marcos Araya 7 (3), Ignacio Negri 7 (9, 5 penalties and 1 corner), Diego Araya 7 (1). Total: 28.

La Cañada: Genaro Ringa 7 (1 gosl) Lucas Díaz Alberdi 7, Victorino Ruiz Jorba 7 (7, 1 de penal), Martín Aguerre 7 (5 penales). Total: 28.

Score Coronel Suárez: 2-4, 4-6, 7-9, 10-9, 12-10, 15-12 and 17-13.

Umpires: Guillermo Villanueva y Gonzalo López Vargas.

Third Man: Matías Baibiene.

LA IRENITA II 13-11 LA ESQUINA

LA IRENITA II: Santiago Loza 7 (4 goals, 1 penalty), Tomás Fernández Llorente 7 (5, 1 penalty), Tito Ruiz Guiñazú 8 (2, 1 penalty), Pedro Falabella 7 (2). Total: 29.

LA ESQUINA: Pascual Sainz de Vicuña 6 (2 goles), Juan Agustín García Grossi 7 (1), Lucas James 7 (3), Bautista Bayugar 8 (5, 3 de penal). Total: 28.

Score La Irenita II: 2-2, 4-2, 6-3, 7-4, 8-5, 11-8, 13-11.

Jueces: Gastón Lucero y Martín Pascual.

Third Man: Esteban Ferrari.

PALERMO QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT – REMAINING TEAMS:

LEAGUE 1

CRÍA GT: Valerio Zubiaurre 8, Cristian Laprida 8, Joaquín Pittaluga 8 and Iñaki Laprida 8. Total: 32.

LEAGUE 2

ALEGRÍA: Raúl Colombres 7, Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario 7, Sebastián Merlos 8 and Fred Mannix 8. Total: 30.

The Qualification Tournament continues on Thursday, November 12:

11am: Cría GT vs La Cañada

4pm: Alegría vs La Esquina 

PALERMO QUALIFICATION: Fixture & Teams

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