The 125° Hurlingham Club Open RUS resumed on Saturday in two locations: Hurlingham Polo Club and AAP grounds in Pilar; the second leg of the Argentine Triple Crown is organised by the AAP and Hurlingham.


First up, La Dolfina Polo Ranch claimed their second win of the competition as they beat Alegría La Irenita by 15 goals to 11 in Pilar. The second match of the day took place on Hurlingham’s number one ground 1, where Ellerstina defeated La Aguada to qualify for the final.


On Sunday, La Dolfina and Las Monjitas will go head to head at Hurlingham for a place in the Hurlingham Open final.



La Dolfina Polo Ranch: Diego Cavanagh 8 (5 goals, 2 penalties), Guillermo Terrera 8 (4), Julián de Lusarreta 7 (4), Nachi Du Plessis 8 (2). Total: 31.

Alegría/La Irenita: Clemente Zavaleta 7 (3 goals), Juan Gris Zavaleta 8 (5, 1 penalty), Fred Mannix 9 (1), Matías Mac Donough 8 (2). Total: 32.

Score La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 2-1, 4-2, 8-3, 8-5, 10-8, 15-8, 15-11.

Umpires: Matías Baibiene and Gastón Lucero.               

Referee: Martín Pascual.

Best “Polo Argentino” of the match:

Dolfina C05 Lapa Clone 5 (Genetics Monarch/El Sol), played by Diego Cavanagh.

Argentine Breeders Association Nominees:

Oriental Love (by Durazno and Passion), played by Julián de Lusarreta.

Irenita Bendición (by Irenita Lunático and Irenita Suerte), played by Clemente Zavaleta.

Judged by Mariano Uranga.



Ellerstina: Polito Pieres 10 (9 goals, 4 penalties), Gonzalo Pieres 10 (4), Nicolás Pieres 10 (1), Facundo Pieres 10 (5, 2 penalties and 1 safety). Total: 40.

La Aguada: Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8 (3 goals), Alfredo Bigatti 8, Miguel Novillo Astrada 8, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9 (5, 2 penalties). Total: 33.

Score Ellerstina: 3-1, 4-1, 7-2, 10-2, 13-4, 15-6, 19-8.

Umpires: José I. Araya and Jason Dixon.                        

Referee: Guillermo Villanueva Jr.

(Jason Dixon was injured in the second chukker and was replaced by Guillermo Villanueva; Matías Baibiene took Villanueva’s place as the third man).

Best “Polo Argentino” of the match:

Open Candy Kiss (by Ellerstina Pícaro and Candy N Filly), played by Facundo Pieres.

Argentine Breeders Association Nominees:

Open Chequera (by Sportivo and Open Cheta), played by Facundo Pieres.

Open Chalita (by Ellerstina Pícaro and Ellerstina Chalina), played by Miguel Novillo Astrada.

Judged by Santiago Trotz.


The 125° Abierto del Hurlingham Club RUS will resume on Sunday:

11am: Cría Yatay vs La Albertina Abu Dhabi (in Pilar)

4pm: La Dolfina vs Las Monjitas (in Hurlingham)


HURLINGHAM OPEN: Fixture & Teams