The 125° Hurlingham Club Open RUS continued over the weekend at the AAP in Pilar, with two matches on Saturday and another two on Sunday. League matches for the second leg of the Argentine Triple Crown, organised by the AAP and the Hurlingham Club, will take place in Pilar, while the semifinals and final will be held at Hurlingham.
On Saturday, Julián de Lusarreta made his debut with La Dolfina Polo Ranch, but his team was defeated by a ruthless Ellerstina. Next, La Aguada narrowly beat La Ensenada in what was one of the best matches in the tournament so far. On Sunday, Las Monjitas and La Dolfina outplayed La Cañada and Cría Yatay, respectively.
LA AGUADA 14-12 LA ENSENADA
La Aguada: Negro Novillo Astrada 8 (6 goals, 3 penalties), Alfredo Bigatti 8 (4), Miguel Novillo Astrada 8 (2), Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9 (2). Total: 33.
La Ensenada: Juan Britos 7 (7, 5 penalties), Juan M. Zubía 7 (2), Facundo Fernández Llorente 7 (1), Jero del Carril 7 (2). Total: 28.
Score La Aguada: 1-1, 3-4, 6-4, 6-6, 8-8, 10-10, 14-12.
Umpires: Pepe Araya and Jason Dixon.
Referee: Matías Baibiene.
Best “Polo Argentino” of the match: Emezeta Rhodesia (El Garufa x Emezeta Tita), played by Juan Martín Zubía.
Argentine Breeders Association Nominees: Irenita Llorona (Irenita Lunático x Open Emosionada), played by Facundo Fernández Llorente, and Ombucito Enaguita (Final Meeting x Bombachita), played by Alfredo Bigatti. Judged by Mariano González.
ELLERSTINA 20-4 LA DOLFINA POLO RANCH
Ellerstina Johor: Polito Pieres 10 (6 goals, 2 penalties), Gonzalo Pieres 10 (3), Nicolás Pieres 10 (6), Facundo Pieres 10 (5, 2 penalties). Total: 40.
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: Diego Cavanagh 8 (3, 1 safety), Guillermo Terrera 8 (1), Julián de Lusarreta 8, Nachi Du Plessis 8. Total: 32.
Score Ellerstina: 1-1, 3-1, 7-2, 10-3, 14-3, 18-3, 20-4.
Umpires: Guillermo Villanueva Jr and Gastón Lucero. Referee: Rafael Silva.
Best “Polo Argentino” of the match: Open Candy Kiss (Ellerstina Pícaro x Candy N Filly), played by Facundo Pieres.
Argentine Breeders Association Nominees: Open Bolilla (Ellerstina Pícaro x Ruleta), played by Facundo Pieres, and Open Biznieta (Ellerstina Pícaro x Open Nieta), played by Nicolás Pieres. Judged by Marcos Araya.
LAS MONJITAS 20-6 LA CAÑADA
Las Monjitas: Facundo Sola 9 (6 goals), Hilario Ulloa 10 (3, Replaced by Salvador Ulloa (7 -1-) in the sixth chukker), Sapo Caset 10 (9, 5 penalties), Santiago Toccalino 8 (1). Total: 31.
La Cañada Angiocor Daily Racing Form: Agustín Obregón 6 (2 goals), Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario 8 (1), Sebastián Merlos 8 (1), Jared Zenni 6 (2, 1 penalty and 1 safety). Total: 28.
Score Las Monjitas: 2-1, 4-3, 6-4, 7-5, 9-6, 10-6, 10-8.
Umpires: Guillermo Villanueva and Matías Baibiene.
Referee: Rafael Silva.
Best “Polo Argentino” of the match: Aventura Coronita (Serapio x Coronación) played by Facundo Sola.
Argentine Breeders Association Nominees: Antu Walung Pobre Vieja (Machitos Chelo x 190), played by Sapo Caset, and Open Acheto (Ellerstina Halley x Open Chita), played by Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario. Judged by Pepe Heguy.
LA DOLFINA 22-8 CRÍA YATAY
La Dolfina: Adolfo Cambiaso 10 (8 goals, 2 penalties and 2 safeties), Pelon Stirling 10 (3), Pablo Mac Donough 10 (9, 5 penalties), Juan Martín Nero 10 (2). Total: 37.
Cría Yatay: Lerín Zubiaurre 8 (3 goals), Tomás García del Río 7 (2), Joaquín Pittaluga 8 (3, 1 safety), Iñaki Laprida 8. Total: 32.
Score Las Monjitas: 2-1, 6-2, 6-2, 9-3, 10-6, 14-8, 14-10.
Umpires: Pepe Araya and Jason Dixon.
Referee: Martín Aguerre.
Best “Polo Argentino” of the match: JM Chicharra (Don Principito x Oli Chicha) played by Juan Martín Nero.
Argentine Breeders Association Nominees: Dolfina B06 Cuartetera-Clon 6 (Genetics Sportivo/Lambada) played by Adolfo Cambiaso, and Anay Sur Diabla (Chapa Lihuel Calel x Felicidad), played by Juan Martín Nero. Judged by Guillermo Villanueva.
The 125° Abierto del Hurlingham Club RUS resumes on Tuesday:
La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs La Ensenada
Ellerstina vs Alegría La Irenita