Park Place defeated Scone 14-11 and claimed the CV Whitney Cup, the first leg of The Gauntlet of Polo, following the final that took place at International Polo Club Palm Beach, on Sunday February 27. Therefore, Andrey Borodin’s organisation (Andrey was subbed in for Josh Hyde), retained the title they won in 2021, precisely against Scone, who had David Paradice back on the saddle today. The CV Whitney Cup saw nine teams up to 22 goals, compete.
The first three chukkas saw Scone – who received one goal on handicap – in the lead, but after half time, Park Place bounced back to tie at 8-all. The two last chukkas belonged to the reigning champions, and at the end of the day, the were able to earn the 14-11 win in order to secure the first trophy of The Gauntlet of Polo for the second consecutive year.
CV Whitney Cup – Final – Sunday February 27
PARK PLACE 14-11 SCONE
PARK PLACE: Josh Hyde 1, Juan Britos 9 (4 goals), Hilario Ulloa 10 (8), Cody Ellis 3 (2). Total: 23.
SCONE: David Paradice 0, Keko Magrini 3 (8 goals), Poroto Cambiaso 9 (2), Adolfo Cambiaso 10. Total: 22.
Score Park Place: (0-1) 3-1, 5-4, 8-5, 8-8, 12-10, 14-11.
MVP: Juan Britos.
BPP: El Overo Z7 Indigena, ridden by Juan Britos.
Best Polo Argentino Bred, presented by the Argentine Polo Pony Breeders Assn.: Lavinia Marea, ridden by Hilario Ulloa.
CV WHITNEY CUP: Fixture & Teams
Park Place vs. Scone, match photos