The USPA Gold Cup, second leg of the Gauntlet of Polo, is in full swing in Wellington, United States. With only two matchdays left of the qualifying stage until the quarterfinals begin, many teams are fighting to earning a spot. The tournament sees fourteen 22-goal teams in competition. 

Three matches were played during Sunday, with Dutta Corp beating CV Whitney Cup champions Las Monjitas and Santa Clara outscoring La Indiana 10-7.

At the Sunday Polo event, played at International Polo Club Palm Beach’s Us Polo Assn. Field, Equuleus defeated Coca-Cola with a great performance by MVP Magoo Laprida. 

The finals of the USPA Gold Cup are scheduled for Sunday, March 22nd.

Latest matches updates:

SANTA CLARA 10-7 LA INDIANA

Santa Clara: Matías Magrini 7, Henry Porter 3 (2 goals), Nachi Du Plessis 8 (5), Luis Escobar 4 (3). Total: 22.

La Indiana: Michael Bickford 2, Jeff Hall 6 (2 goals), Polito Pieres 10 (5), Santiago Gomez Romero 4. Total: 22.

Score Santa Clara: 1-2, 5-2, 6-3, 7-3, 8-6, 10-7.

DUTTA CORP 20-11 LAS MONJITAS

Dutta Corp: Timmy Dutta 3 (3 goals), Lucas Díaz Alberdi 6 (4), Mariano Obregon 7 (4), Facundo Obregon 6 (8). Total: 22.

Las Monjitas: Camilo Bautista 0, Mackenzie Weisz 3 / Bautista Panelo 3 (2 goals), Francisco Elizalde 9 (8), David Stirling 10 (1). Total: 22.

Score Dutta Corp: 6-0, 10-1, 13-3, 16-4, 18-7, 20-11.

SUNDAY POLO: EQUULEUS 8-7 COCA-COLA

Equuleus: Magoo Laprida 8 (2 goals), Iñaki Laprida 7 (3), Mariano González 7 (3), Joe DiMenna 0 / Will Tomita 0. Total: 22.

Coca-Cola: Gillian Johnston 1, Steve Krueger 4 (2 goals), Nicolás Pieres 9 (4), Julian de Lusarreta 8 (1). Total: 22.

Score Equuleus: 2-2, 4-2, 5-4, 6-5, 6-6, 8-7.

MVP: Magoo Laprida.

BPP: Nike, played by Magoo Laprida.

The USPA Gold Cup will continue on Monday:

11am: Postage Stamp Farm vs Daily Racing Form

3pm: Patagones vs Cessna

USPA GOLD CUP: Fixture & Teams

2020 GAUNTLET OF POLO CALENDAR:

C.V. WHITNEY CUP: Feb 5-23 (Winner: Las Monjitas).

USPA GOLD CUP: Feb 23 – Mar 22.

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

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