UAE Polo Team Claims the Polo Masters Cup 2019

Posted February 16, 2019
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The Final Day of the Polo Masters Cup 2019 has seen the UAE Polo team lift the trophy proudly as they closed the tournament in a tight match with Bin Drai Polo team with a final score of 8.5 goals to 7.
 
The Subsidiary Final was between AM Polo and Mahra Polo teams wherein both teams were at a tie by the end of the first chukker. Soon after, AM Polo had taken on the lead through the third chukker with a 4 goal advantage. The two goals brought in by Diogo Gallego and Pelayo Berazadi at the fourth chukker were not enough to secure the win, and AM Polo was declared the winner of the subsidiary match this year.
 
Match Progression:
AM Polo team: 2 -2 | 6 - 4 | 9 - 5| 9 -7
Top scorer of the match: Martin Gandara, 4 goals
 
The Final match took off with a fast lead for Bin Drai with Andres Laplacette scoring 2 goals for the team. The lead carried through to half time as Bin Drai closed the second chukker with 6 goals to 3.  The UAE Polo team had scored in a few goals on the third chukker with the Panelo brothers taking home the win with their consecutive goals and claimed the Polo Masters Cup 2019 with 8.5 goals to 7.
 
Match Progression:
UAE Polo team: 0.5 - 3 | 3.5 - 6 | 5.5 - 7 | 8.5 - 7
Top Scorer of the match: Andres Laplacette, 5 goals
 
Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman and CEO of Al Habtoor Group had awarded the teams of the Polo Masters Cup 2019. Benjamin Panelo was named the Most Valuable Player and Balada, ridden by Andres Laplacette, as the Best Playing Pony.
 
The Polo Masters Cup, a 10-goal handicap tournament and the second trophy of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series.
 
About the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series
 
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series held in the UAE, is one of only five tournaments in the world played in the WPT Championship Cup category, on a par with world-class events held in Argentina, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States. It was founded by its Chairman Mohammed Al Habtoor in 2009. The Silver Cup and the Dubai Challenge Cup falls under the World Polo Tour (WPT) Challenge Cup Category awarding the winners of the Silver Cup with 50 points, the finalists with 25, semi-finalists with 10 and the rest of the players with 5 points; and Dubai Challenge Cup winners with 20 points. The Gold Cup is under the WPT Championship Cup – the highest competition in terms of points, awarding its winners with 80 points.
 
The Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club a state-of-the-art polo and equestrian community devoted to equine sports, is the home ground of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series. Check out the Polo Calendar 2018-2019 for upcoming international-standard polo tournaments or contact +97144362222 | info@dubaipologoldcup.com | contacts@alhabtoorpoloclub.com for more information on other events scheduled at the Club.

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