The road to the final of the Gold Cup for the British Open will begin on Wednesday July 21, with the semifinal matches. Four teams will battle to earn a spot in the championship match for the coveted golden trophy. The championship, hosted by Cowdray Park Polo Club, in Midhurst, West Sussex, is recognised as one of the three Grand Slams of Polo, alongside the Argentine Open and the US Open. This year’s tournament sees thirteen teams, up to 22 goals, compete.
The day will kick off with Great Oaks Les Lions vs. UAE, at 12pm followed later in the afternoon by the contest between Thai Polo and Scone, at 4pm. Both games will be played on Lawns Grounds 1.
The Gold Cup final is scheduled for Sunday, July 25.
GOLD CUP FOR THE BRITISH OPEN – SEMIFINALS, WEDNESDAY JULY 21
GREAT OAKS LES LIONS vs. UAE
Great Oaks Les Lions: Guillermo Terrera 7, Dillon Bacon 2, Bartolomé Castagnola Jr. 9, Cruz Heguy 4. Total: 22.
UAE: HH Sheikha Maitha 0, Tomás Panelo 6, Pablo Pieres 9, Tomás Beresford 7. Total: 22.
SCONE vs. THAI POLO
Scone: David Paradice 0, Poroto Cambiaso 7, Isidro Strada 6, Adolfo Cambiaso 10. Total: 23.
Thai Polo: Louis Hine 2, Ned Hine 4, Nicolás Pieres 9, James Harper 7. Total: 22.