The 126th Argentine Open, the most important polo tournament in the world, kicks off on Saturday. For a third year in a row, ten teams will compete for the prestigious title. Defending champions La Dolfina will play for their seventh consecutive title.
La Ensenada and La Irenita will play the opening match. It’s worth remembering that in 2018, La Ensenada and Alegría La Irenita played the first match.
Next, La Dolfina Polo Ranch and La Aguada will play on Palermo’s number 1 ground.
PALERMO IN NUMBERS
20 Opens won by Juancarlitos Harriott.
942 Goals scored by Adolfo Cambiaso in Palermo – a record.
16, the age of Camilo Castagnola, the youngest player to compete in Palermo this year.
2PM, FIELD 2: LA ENSENADA VS LA IRENITA
La Ensenada: Facundo Fernández Llorente 7, Juan Gris Zavaleta 8, Juan Martín Zubía 8, Jero del Carril 7. Total: 30.
La Irenita: Tito Ruiz Guiñazú 8, Juan Jauretche 6, Clemente Zavaleta 7, Diego Araya 7. Total: 28.
Umpires: Federico Martelli and Rafael Silva. Third man: Gonzalo López Vargas.
4:30PM, FIELD 1: LA DOLFINA POLO RANCH VS LA AGUADA
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: Guillermo Terrera 8, Juan Britos 8, Diego Cavanagh 8, Jejo Taranco 8. Total: 32.
La Aguada: Lucas Díaz Alberdi 7, Alfredo Bigatti 8, Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9. Total: 32.
Umpires: Gastón Lucero and José I. Araya. Third man: Martín Pascual.