The Thai Polo Weekend in Argentina came to an end on Tuesday, March 23, at Thai Polo Club Argentina, in General Rodriguez, Argentina. Sandbox La Fija won the tile after defeating El Caburé in the final. Ankora and La Taquera also claimed victories, winning the Backhander Cup and La Taquera Cup, respectively. The tournament saw six teams, up to 12 goals, compete.
The Thai Polo Weekend Tournament is hosted by Thai Polo Club Argentina with the idea of strengthening their commitment to polo in Argentina, modelled on the values of Thai Polo & Equestrian Club, set in Pattaya, Thailand.
SUMMARY – FINALS:
FINAL – THAI POLO WEEKEND TOURNAMENT: SANDBOX LA FIJA 8-6 EL CABURÉ
SANDBOX LA FIJA: Arthur Madrid, Hilario Ruiz Guiñazu, Gastón Beguerie, Joaquin Maiquez.
EL CABURE: Tomás Bayugar, Manuel Prado, Felipe Virasoro, TBC.
MVP: Gaston Beguerie.
MVP Patron: Khalid Alomran.
BPP: Milimétrica, ridden by Joaquín Máiquez.
Best Polo Argentino Bred, awarded by the Argentine Polo Pony Breeders Assn.: Santos Vega Muñeca Brava, ridden by Gaston Beguerie.
FINAL – LA TAQUERA CUP: ANKORA 8-7 ESTANCIA LAMAR
ANKORA: Khalid Alomran, Justo Calafell, Ricardo Garrós, Ignacio Acuña.
ESTANCIA LAMAR: Rayyan Al Ajaji, Bautista García, Marcos Harriott, Agustín Marcos.
FINAL – BACKHANDER CUP: LA TAQUERA 5.5-5 SEALINK POLO
LA TAQUERA: Marcelo Sanchez, Tomás James, Andrés James, Gastón Urturi.
SEALINK POLO: Nicholas Kosmatos, Gustavo Yañez, Lucas Di Paola, Luke Tomlinson.
The Thai Polo Autumn Cup is the next tournament to be hosted by Thai Polo Club Argentina, from April 8-11. Teams up to 14 goals will compete.