Old Hickory Bourbon is the first team to qualify for the quarter finals of the USPA Gold Cup, the second leg of The Gauntlet of Polo, after their 11-10 victory over SD Farms at International Polo Club Palm Beach, in Wellington, Florida, on Sunday, March 13.
It was a tough match, tied 8-all by the start of the sixth chukka. Both teams came out fighting, but in the end Steve Orthwein, Joaquín Panelo, Matías Magrini and his son, Santino, took the victory.
The USPA Gold Cup sees thirteen teams, up to 22 goals, compete. The final will be played on Sunday, March 27.
USPA GOLD CUP – SUNDAY MARCH 13:
OLD HICKORY BOURBON 11-10 SD FARMS
OLD HICKORY BOURBON: Joaquin Panelo 6 (2 goals), Santino Magrini 5 (4), Matias Magrini 7 (2), Steve Orthwein 4 (2). Total: 22.
SD FARMS: Sayyu Dantata 2 (1 goal), Gerónimo Obregón 5* (1), Felipe Vercellino 7** (7), Ignacio Novillo Astrada*** 8 (1). Total: 22.
*Subbed in for Lucas Escobar.
**Subbed in for César Polledo.
***Subbed in Pelón Stirling.
Score Old Hickory Bourbon: 1-2, 2-4, 5-4, 6-7, 8-8, 11-10.
The USPA Gold Cup resumes on Monday, March 14:
12pm: La Indiana vs. Coca Cola
4pm: Dutta Corp/Show + vs. CK Shack
USPA Gold Cup – Teams & Fixture