The Queen’s Cup continued on Wednesday, June 9, with two matches. UAE II and Vikings took wins after their respective defeats of Schockemohle and Park Place. The tournament, hosted by Guards Polo Club, sees fifteen teams, up to 22 goals, compete.
UAE II defeated Schockemohle by 13 goals to 9 at Flemish Farm. UAE II was led by the lethal duo of Lukin Monteverde and Alfredo Cappella. Next up, Vikings earned their second win after beating Park Place 14-13 in a hard fought match at Zacara Farm. Juan Martín Zubía was the star of the show, scoring eight goals for Vikings.
The final is scheduled for Sunday, June 27.
UAE II 13-9 SCHOCKEMOHLE
UAE II: Hugo Taylor 3, Lucas Monteverde Jr. 6 (6 goals), Alfredo Cappella 8 (6), Jaime García Huidobro 6 (1). Total: 22.
Schockemohle: Santiago Tanoira 5, (1 goal), Patrick Maleitzke 6 (5), Clément Delfosse 5 (2), Jack Richardson 7 (1). Total: 22.
Score UAE II: 2-2, 6-4, 10-6, 13-6, 13-8, 13-9.
Best Playing Pony UK: El Overa Sensata, ridden by Lucas Monteverde Jr.
Umpires: Julian Appleby & Ben Turner.
Third Man: Tim Brown.
VIKINGS 14-13 PARK PLACE
Vikings: John Watson 0 *, Chris Mackenzie 8 (2 goals), Sebastián Merlos 8 (4), Juan Martín Zubía 8 (8). Total: 22.
*Subbed in for Siri Bazzoni
Park Place: Andrey Borodin 0, William Harper 4 (2 goals), Juan Britos 8 (3), Facundo Pieres 10 (8). Total: 22.
Score Vikings: 2-2, 3-4, 5-9, 7-10, 10-12, 14-13.
Best Playing Pony UK: Pire Boogy Boogy, ridden by Sebastián Merlos.
Umpires: Peter Wright & Tim Brown.
Third Man: Julian Appleby.
The Queen’s Cup continues on Thursday, June 10:
12pm: BP vs. Scone
3pm: Thai Polo vs. White Crane