La Hache qualified to play the 129th. Argentine Polo Open in Palermo, after narrowly beating El Overo Z7 UAE in the penultimate matchdate of the Qualification Tournament Copa Remonta y Veterinaria that took place on Monday October 24, at the AAP Headquarters, in Pilar. The tournament, that gives two teams the chance to compete in the Argentine Open, at Palermo, sees eight teams up to 30 goals, split in two leagues.
In a very close game, La Hache trailed from behind until the fifth chukka; their momentum came in the sixth, when they tied at 9-all and sealed the deal in the last chukka. Therefore, Carlos “Toly” Ulloa, the son of the worldwide renowned horse breeder and tamer, Polito Ulloa, and Hilario’s and Salvador’s brother, will have the opportunity to play for the first time ever the most remarkable tournament in the world so far.
QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT COPA REMONTA Y VETERINARIA
MONDAY OCTOBER 24 (AAP HEADQUARTERS, PILAR)
LA HACHE 11-10 EL OVERO Z7 UAE
La Hache: Tito Ruiz Guiñazú 8, Toly Ulloa 6, Santiago Cernadas 7, Joaquín Pittaluga 7. Total: 28.
El Overo Z7 UAE: Lukin Monteverde 6, Matías Torres Zavaleta 8, Cruz Heguy 6, Alfredo Cappella Barabucci 8. Total: 28.
Score La Hache: 1-3, 1-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-7, 9-9, 11-10.
Umpires: Martín Aguerre & Gastón Lucero. Third man: Rafael Silva.
Cover photo by Matias Callejo/Prensa AAP.
The Qualification Tournament Copa Remonta y Veterinaria will come to an end on Tuesday October 25, when the second team to play the Open will be unveiled:
4pm: ALEGRIA vs. LA ESQUINA (PALERMO, GROUND 1)
Alegría: Agustín Merlos 7, Valerio Zubiaurre 8, Tomás García del Río 7, Fred Mannix 7. Total: 29.
La Esquina: Pascual Sáinz de Vicuña 6, Cristian Laprida 8, Lucas James 7, Ignacio Laprida 8. Total: 29.
Umpires: Matías Baibiene & Martín Pascual. Third man: Federico Martelli.
QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT COPA REMONTA & VETERINARIA – Fixture & Teams