The prestigious Ylvisaker Cup, third tournament of the 2020 18-goal season at International Polo Club Palm Beach, continued on Thursday, as Aliano Realty/Horseware defeated recent Joe Barry Memorial winners Palm Beach Equine by 12 goals to 7.
Eight teams, composed of top high goal players, are competing in the tournament. Teams play a round robin in their respective brackets, before the best two from each group qualify for the semifinals.
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.
ALIANO REALTY/HORSEWARE 12-7 PALM BEACH EQUINE
ALIANO REALTY/HORSEWARE: Nick Aliano 0, Hugo Lloret 5 (4 goals), Mariano Obregon 7 (5), Joaquín Panelo 6 (3). Total: 18.
PALM BEACH EQUINE: Gonzalo Ferrari 4 (4 goals), Lucas Díaz Alberdi 6 (1), Gringo Colombres 8 (2), Scott Swerdlin 0. Total: 18.
Score Aliano Realty / Horseware: 1-2, 3-4, 7-5, 9-5, 11-7, 12-7.
The Ylvisaker Cup continues on Friday:
3pm: Patagones vs Stable Door Polo, at Isla Carroll East.
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.