The first matchday for the brand new Ladies Masters has just begun on Monday April 5 at the Argentine Polo Association Heaquarters, in Pilar. Like the República Argentina Cup, teams rated from 0 to 40 goals are set to compete and ties are permitted during the qualification stage.
The first edition of the tournament sees seven teams between 14 and 26 goals (ladies handicap). Games are played at eight chukkas that last 4ms30segs. The winners of each bracket will play the final for the Gold Cup, while those placed second and third will compete for the Silver Cup and Bronze Cup, respectively.
The finals are scheduled on Sunday April 11 at Palermo.
The summary of the opening day:
Pilará – Why Not 13-13 LD Polo Ranch – Amanara (received 10 goals on handicap)
Thai Polo – Nearside (gave 7.5 goals on handicap) 12-9.5 El Metejón 303 Polo Ranch
Los Sauces – Brubank GMO 9-6.5 La Varzea – Amadeus (received 4.5 goals on handicap)
The Ladies Masters will resume on Wednesday April 7, and the order of play is the following:
3pm: Cuatro Vientos – Legión Extranjera vs. LD Polo Ranch – Amanara
4:30pm: Thai Polo – Nearside vs. La Varzea – Amadeus
4:30pm: Los Sauces – Brubank GMO vs. El Metejón 303 Polo Ranch.
MASTERS FEMENINO – THE TEAMS:
Pilará – Why Not: Martina Díaz 1, Hana Grill 5, Hazel Jackson 10 y Lía Salvo 10. Total: 26.
Cuatro Vientos – Legión Extranjera: Jazmín Dupont 5, Esperanza Uranga 4, Azucena Uranga 5 y Elina Braun 4. Total: 18.
LD Polo Ranch – Amanara: Juana Deramo 1, Olivia Zucchi 2, Verónica Magnasco 4 y Paola Martínez 7. Total: 14
Thai Polo – Nearside: Camila Rossi 5, Maitena Marré 6, Sol López Llames 7 y Sofía Lorenzo 5. Total: 23.
Los Sauces – Brubank GMO: Francesca Moretti 3, Agustina Imaz 3, Milagros Sánchez 7 y Fátima Balzano 6. Total: 19.
La Varzea – Amadeus: Celina Fernández Ocampo 3, Konstanze Kofler 3, Alexia Laprida 4 y Catalina Ayerza 4. Total: 14.
El Metejón – 303 Polo Ranch: Luisa del Carril 3, Clara Martínez Ferrario 3, Mercedes Prario 4 y Ginevra D’Orazio 4. Total: 14.