The VIII Thai Polo Cup continued with the semifinals at Thai Polo Club Argentina, in General Rodriguez. Lavinia and Bellamar Pampa Norte claimed respective victories and qualified for the final.
The finals of the Thai Polo Cup and the Pink Polo Cup are set for Friday, November 26.
The first game of the day saw Lavinia and Colorado go head to head. It was a hard fought match until the fourth chukka, when Lavinia took the lead and went into the last leading by 1.5 goals. Colorado’s Matías MacDonough Jr. scored once again, but luck was on Lavinia’s side. They sealed the victory and secured a place in the final.
Next, Bellamar Pampa Norte kept opponents Santos under wraps in the first half of the game, led by their flagship man, Gastón Maiquez. Bellamar Pampa Norte improved chukka by chukka, ultimately taking the victory, and securing a spot in the final.
The Pink Polo Cup will resume on Wednesday with four games, while the Thai Polo Cup Subsidiary Cups will be played on Thursday.
The first Thai Polo Cup Argentina was played in 2014, with six teams in competition. Set up by Harald Link’s organisation, the series is a significant contribution to Argentine polo. The event has steadily grown over the years, becoming one of the most remarkable and successful competitions of the spring season in Argentina.
THE SEMIFINALS AND FINAL OF THE VIII THAI POLO CUP ARGENTINA AND THE FINAL OF THE PINK POLO CUP WILL BE STREAMED LIVE HERE.
Thai Polo Cup Argentina – Summary, Wednesday November 23:
SEMIFINAL #1: LAVINIA 7.5-7 COLORADO
LAVINIA: Ramon Cassino, Jack Whitman, Toly Ulloa, Manuel Gimenez Villamil.
COLORADO POLO TEAM: Marcelo Camargo, Carlos Mansur, Matías Mac Donough Jr., Joao Paulo Ganon.
SEMIFINAL #2: BELLAMAR PAMPA NORTE 7-4 SANTOS
BELLAMAR PAMPA NORTE: Carlos Braun, Ned Hine, Santiago Llavallol, Javier Guerrero (h).
SANTOS: Renata Seidler, Ignacio Brunetti, Gaston Maiquez, Octavio Olmedo.
The Pink Polo Cup will continues on Wednesday, November 24, at Jockey Club San Isidro:
9am, Ground 1: Electric Polo vs Torrijos Sabandija
11am, Ground 1: Bonalma vs Instinct Polo/The Polo House
16:30, Ground 2: Magual vs Beloved/Krono
17:00, Ground 1: 303 Polo Ranch vs Marengo