The Zafiro Cup, La Dolfina Polo Club’s premier tournament, is currently underway at Adolfo Cambiaso’s home, in Cañuelas. The 2022 edition of the tournament that has been established 17 years ago, sees twelve teams up to 16 goals, in participation. Alongside the Zafiro Cup is La Dolfina Ladies Cup, the ladies tournament that sees five teams up to 28 goals (ladies handicap), partake. Both competitions kicked off on Monday October 17 and will come to an end on Friday October 28.
The Zafiro Cup and La Dolfina Ladies Cup provides the unique opportunity to play at Adolfo Cambiaso’s club, along with some of the best players worldwide, including the man himself – 17 times champion at Palermo – and his son, Poroto. Barto Castagnola, Jejo Taranco, Diego Cavanagh, among others, are within the pros lineups, as well as some of the most renowned international patrons, such as HH Sheikha Maitha, Sarah Siegel-Magness, Jenny Luttrell Benardoni, Louis Devaleix, just to name a few.
In addition to the polo games, the Zafiro Cup and the Ladies Cup will include two important events. On Wednesday October 26, the Cañuelas-based club will host the tournament official dinner and the Cria La Dolfina sale, which brings a special occassion to give a look at some of the most remarkable bloodlines in the world, supported by La Dolfina.
The finals of the Zafiro Cup and La Dolfina Ladies Cup are set to be played on Friday, October 28. A fabulous closing party will follow the awards presentation.
ZAFIRO CUP – THE TEAMS
CK SHACK: Santino Magrini 5, Martín Valent 4, José María Petracchi 2, Joaquín Panelo 6.
COTTEREL: Jenny Luttrell Benardoni 0, Rocho Torreguitar 4, Quico Belaustegui 4, Jejo Taranco 8. Total: 16.
DUNDAS I: Sarah Siegel Magness 0, Gero Obregon 6, Tomás Panelo 8, Juan Cruz Marcos 2. Total: 16.
DUNDAS II: Cable Magness 0, Keko Magrini 4, Lorenzo Chavanne 3, Poroto Cambiaso 9. Total: 16.
FOUR QUARTERS: Manny Arber / Tomás Ballesteros 1, Benjamin Urquiza 6, Gonzalo Ferrari 6, Benjamín Avendaño 3. Total: 16.
LA FE: Louis Devaleix 1, Gonzalo Deltour 6, Robi Bilbao 6, Rodrigo Bauzada 3. Total: 16.
LISTA BLANCA: Melitón López 0, Manuel Calafell 6, Hugo Taylor 4, Hilario Figueras 6. Total: 16.
M&M: Alejandro Martínez 0, César Polledo 6, Tommy Collingwood 5, Rafael Pando 5. Total: 16.
MERCADO DE CAÑUELAS: Lorenzo Metro 0, Matías Benoit 6, Facundo Castagnola 4, Nacho Kennedy 4. Total: 16.
TAMERA: Alejandro Poma 1, Diego Cavanagh 8, Segundo Saravi 4, Paquito de Narvaez 3. Total: 16.
TSA: Santiago Pando 1, Fran Benardoni 2, Adolfo Cambiaso 10, Beltrán Laulhé 3. Total: 16.
UAE EL OVERO: Sheikha Maitha 0, Lukin Monteverde 6, Barto Castagnola 10, Agustín Acuña 0. Total: 16.
LA DOLFINA LADIES CUP – THE TEAMS
CASA LIBERTAS: Meghan Gracida 3, Lía Salvo 9, Clara Cassino 7, Hazel Jackson 9. Total: 28.
DUNDAS: Mia Cambiaso 7, Candelaria Fernández Araujo 8, Milagros Fernández Araujo 7, Sarah Siegel Magness 2. Total: 24.
LE – POLO ANGELS: Elena Venot 5, Pearl Venot 5, Lucie Venot 5, Sofía Lorenzo 5. Total: 20.
THAI POLO: Sofía Rivas 5, Sol López Llames 7, Catalina Lavinia 6, Maite Marré 6. Total: 24.
TORTUGAS: Jazmín Dupont 5, Azucena Uranga 6, Camila Rossi 5, Agustina Imaz 5. Total: 21.
ZAFIRO CUP – LATEST RESULTS
Dundas I 8-7 Tamera
UAE El Overo 12-6 Cotterel
Dundas II 10-7 Mercado de Cañuelas
CK Shack 7-6 TSA
Dundas I 6-8 Four Quarters
La Fe 3-5 Cotterel
M&M 8-15 Tamera
TSA 6-10 Mercado de Cañuelas
UAE El Overo 13-9 Lista Blanca
La Fe 12-11 Lista Blanca
CK Shack vs Dundas II
LA DOLFINA LADIES CUP – LATEST RESULTS
LE – Polo Angels 6.5-6 Thai Polo
Dundas 3-5.5 Tortugas
Thai Polo 6.5-9 casa Libertas
The Zafiro Cup and La Dolfina Ladies Cup will continue as follows:
Saturday October 22
Dundas I vs M&M
La Dolfina Ladies Cup:
Tortugas vs Casa Libertas