The second day of the POLO RIDER CUP tournament was played between Coronel Suárez Polo Club against Evviva Polo St. Moritz, Polo Park Zürich and Berlin Polo, Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago met Ellerstina Polo Club and Polo Club de Chantilly with Empire Polo Club of Coachella Valley
The day‘s first match resulted in a Evviva Polo St. Moritz victory against Coronel Suárez Polo Club by 8- 10 goals.
Evviva Polo St. Moritz had a strong start during the first half of the game. In the fifth chukker, Coronel Suarez Polo Club tried to close the gap by 5 – 8 goals, but the final victory was for the Swiss team by 8 – 10 goals.
Berlin Polo took the win over the defending champion of the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP, Polo Park Zürich by 9-14 goals in the second game of the day.
The opening chukkers saw a balance game between the two teams as at the end of the second chukker the result was 2-2 goals.
In the third chukker, Berlin Polo extended the lead by 3-6 goals with three goals of Moritz Gaedke and one from Valentin Novillo Astrada in the final seconds of the chukker.
The match‘s final result ended with a clear victory of the German team by 9-14 goals.
Ellerstina Polo Club defeated Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago by 4 -9 goals.
In the first chukker, Salvador Jaureche scored the only goal of the opening chukker, and at the end of the second one, the Argentinean team was leading 0-4 with two more goals from Jaureche and Sam Sztarkman.
Juan Martin Obregon scored the first goal for Las Brisas at the beginning of the third chukker, but Jaureche and Sam increased the gap by 1-6 goals.
In the fifth chukker, Obregon fell, and he was replaced in the last chukker by Martin Joaquin and could not continue.
In the last day‘s match, Empire Polo Club of Coachella Valley won its game against Polo Club de Chantilly by 8 ½ – 9 in the closest game since the tournament started.
The first two chukkers were equal, but at the end of the fourth chukker, the French team managed to increase the gap by 7 ½ – 5 goals and take some advantage.
Tito Ruiz put emotion into the game as at the end of the fifth chukker, he closed the gap, and the American team was behind only by ½ goal.
At the last chukker, Tito Ruiz Guiñazu scored his seventh goal in the match that gave the victory to Empire Polo Club of Coachella Valley.
POLO RIDER CUP – DAY 2:
CORONEL SUAREZ POLO CLUB 8 – 10 EVVIVA POLO ST. MORITZ
Score progression: 1-2, 1-4, 3-6, 5-8, 6-10, 8-10
Coronel Suárez Polo Club: Ilan Bossard 1 (0 goal), Misha Rodzianko 1 (2 goals), Ignacio Badiola 3 (5 goals) Edouard Pan 3 (5 goals). Total HC: 12
Evviva Polo St Moritz: Robert Kofler (0 goal), Ignacio Kennedy 3 (5 goals), Martin Aguerre H 7 (7 goals) Tommy Rinderknecht (0 goals). Total HC: 12
Umpires: G.Lucero – G.Villanueva // S.Anca
POLO PARK ZÜRICH 9 – 14 BERLIN POLO
Score progression: 1-1, 2-2, 3-6, 4-9, 6-13, 9-14
Polo Park Zürich: Richard Harris (0 goals), Segundo Copello 1 (1 goal), Miguel Amieva 7 (4 goals), Martin Joaquin 1 (5 goals). Total HC: 12
Berlin Polo: Kutlay Yaprak 1 (0 goal), Max Bosch 2 (3 goals), Valentin Novillo Astrada 3 (6 goals), Moritz Gädeke 7 (3 goals). Total HC: 12
Umpires: G.Villanueva – S.Anca // H.Iturraspe
LAS BRISAS POLO CLUB OF CHICAGO 4 – 9 ELLERSTINA POLO CLUB
Score progression: 0-1, 0-4, 1-6, 2-6, 2-9, 4-9
Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago: Larry Aschebrook (0 goal), Jaime Serra 1 (2 goals), Juan Martin Obregon 2 (6 goals), Mariano Gutierrez 1 (4 goals). Total HC: 12
Ellerstina Polo Club: Sam Sztarkman 2 (2 goals), Salvador Jaureche 7 (4 goals), Juan Pedro Chavanne (5 goals) Alex Sztarkman (1 goal). Total HC: 12
Umpires: G.Lucero – R.Silva // H.Iturraspe
POLO CLUB DE CHANTILLY 8 ½ – 9 EMPIRE POLO CLUB OF COACHELLA VALLEY
Score progression: 2 ½ – 2, 3 ½ -3, 6 ½ – 3, 7 ½ – 5, 7 ½ – 7, 8 ½ – 9
Polo Club de Chantilly: Jean-Claude Le Grand (0 goal), Dorian Bulteau 1 (3 goals), Louis Jarrige 4 (4 goals), Julien Reynes 3 (4 goals). Total HC: 11
Empire Polo Club of Coachella Valley: Ambre Ploix (0 goals), Guillermo Li 1 (4 goals), Tito Ruiz Guinazu 7 (7 goals) Derek Smith 1 (1 goal). Total HC: 12
Umpires: H.Iturraspe– R.Silva // S.Anca
The POLO RIDER CUP continues on Friday, June 10
2.00pm Polo Club Niederweiden vs. Deauville International Polo Club
5.00pm Hong Kong Polo Association vs Hamburger Polo Club