The USPA Outback Invitational Cup, the first leg of the new Wellington Polo Tour, kicked off on Wednesday with two matches, played at Valiente and Patagones. The tournament sees 11 teams, up to 16 goals, compete. Day One saw Loudmouth and Hawaii Polo Life claim debut wins. The final is scheduled for Saturday, February 12th.
The Wellington Polo Tour is composed of three tournaments: the USPA Outback Invitational (January 19 – February 12), the USPA Continental Cup (February 15 – March 12), and the USPA State of Florida Cup (March 14 – April 9). Action is divided between Valiente, Tonkawa, Patagones, Santa Clara, SD Farms, and Equuleus.
HOST TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE:
Honorary Chairman: Tim Gannon
USPA Outback Invitational Cup – Day 1:
LOUDMOUTH 12-8 DUNDAS
LOUDMOUTH: Andrew Seibert 0, Lerin Zubiaurre 7, Joaquin Panelo 6, Nick Manifold 3.
DUNDAS: Sara Seigel-Magness 0, Mariano Fasseta 4, Jejo Taranco 8, Segundo Saravi 4.
HAWAII POLO LIFE 10-8 PATAGONES
HAWAII POLO LIFE: Jack Whitman 1, Jake Klentner 1, Diego Cavanagh 9, Tatu Gomez Romero 5.
PATAGONES: Benjamin Avendaño 2, Joaquin Avendaño 3, Jesse Bray 6, Santi Wulff 5.
The USPA Outback Invitational Cup continues on Thursday:
3pm: Santa Clara vs Slava Polo, at Santa Clara