The prestigious Ylvisaker Cup, third tournament of the 2020 18-goal season at International Polo Club Palm Beach, kicked off on Wednesday with a match between La Indiana and Coca-Cola, where the former claimed a 13-10 victory.
Eight teams, composed of several high goal players, are competing in the tournament. The final is scheduled for Sunday, February 2. Once the Ylvisaker Cup comes to an end, action will continue with the second edition of the Gauntlet of Polo, which will see a total of fourteen 22-goal teams compete in the championship.
Teams will play a round robin in their respective brackets, before the top two from each group qualify for the semifinals.
LA INDIANA 13-10 COCA-COLA
LA INDIANA: Michael Bickford 2 (2 goals), Jeff Hall 6 (3), Facundo Obregon 6 (6), Santiago Gomez Romero 4 (2). Total: 18.
COCA COLA: Gillian Johnston 1, Will Johnston 2, Miguel Novillo Astrada 9 (7 goals), Sugar Erskine 6 (3). Total: 18.
Score La Indiana: 2-2, 5-3, 6-4, 7-6, 10-8, 13-10.
The Ylvisaker Cup will continue on Thursday:
3pm: Aliano Realty/Horseware vs. Palm Beach Equine, at IPC Field #4.
HERBIE PENNELL CUP: Dic 29 (Postponed).
IGLEHART CUP: Jan 3-5.
JOE BARRY CUP: Jan 9-12.
YLVISAKER CUP: Jan 15 – Feb 2.
22-GOAL (GAUNTLET OF POLO)
C.V. WHITNEY CUP: Feb 1-23.
USPA GOLD CUP: Feb 22 – Mar 22.
U.S. OPEN POLO CHAMPIONSHIP: Mar 21 – Apr 19.