Cibao La Pampa claimed the KE Sotogrande Cup on Sunday, May 30, at Ayala Polo Club. Even though they lost 4-5 to John Smith, they had already won their two previous games.
This season marks a new era for polo in Sotogrande, with Ayala acting as the main host of the action. The club is supported by by Minuto Siete, Dos Lunas Polo & Dressage Club, and Santa María Polo Club.
This season promises to be a memorable one, running through to the end of August, the month when the high goal returns to Sotogrande.
The tournament saw four teams, up to 8 goals, compete.
The results of the last day of action were as follows:
Rhone Hill 6-4 Horseware
John Smith 5-Cibao La Pampa 4
MVP: Juan Pepa
BPP: Jet Light, ridden by Patricio Cieza
Fair Play Award: Charles Heffron
- Cibao La Pampa
- Rhone Hill
- John Smith
KE SOTOGRANDE CUP – TEAMS
John Smith: Gabriel Aguirre 0, Flora Larkin -1, Jorge Pepa 3, Santiago Laborde 6. Total: 8.
Horseware: Emmet Conolly 0, Agustín Perego 2, Patricio Neves 4, Daniel Gariador 2. Total: 8.
Rhone Hill: Patrick Heffron 0, Charles Heffron 0, Gonzalo López Vargas 4, Lucas di Paola 4. Total: 8
Cibao La Pampa: Juan Pepa 1, Naico Desmas -1, Pedro Beca 2, Patricio Cieza 6. Total: 8.
KE SOTOGRANDE CUP – FIXTURE
Thursday, May 27:
6pm: Cibao La Pampa vs. Rhone Hill
Friday, May 28:
11am: John Smith vs. Horseware
Saturday, May 29:
5,30pm: John Smith vs. Rhone Hill
6,30pm: Cibao La Pampa vs. Horseware
Sunday, May 30:
11,30am: Cibao La Pampa vs. John Smith
12,30pm: Rhone Hill vs. Horseware