The winner of the Hurlingham Open 2012 are La Dolfina’s Adolfo Cambiaso (+10), David Stirling (+10), Pablo Mac Donough (+10) and Juan Martín Nero (+10).

In the final the foursome from La Dolfina defeated Facundo Pieres (+10), Gonzalo Pieres, Jr. (+10), Nicolás Pieres (+9) and Mariano Aguerre (+9) from Ellerstina with a score of 18:11 and therefore defended their title from last year.

From the beginning La Dolfina dominated the match and took the lead after the second chukka with a 5:1. Ellerstina striked back in the first half of the match and reduced the distance with a 8:6 (for La Dolfina). But La Dolfina held on to their superior position with a great teamplay and strong defense. A 18:11 – was the final score of Cambiaso’s team.

Ellerstina had already won the Tortugas Open 2012 (POLO+10 reported). In so far no team wins the Triple Cown this season.

The Argentine Open are the third tournament of the Argentine Triple Crown and will start on Saturday, 17th of November. It’s the worlds most important polo tournament and will take place at the „Cathedral of Polo“ in Palermo / Buenos Aires. The final will be held on Saturday, 8th of December.

The Results:
Saturday, 27th of October 2012

Pilará

:

Alegría

22

:

18

La Aguada

:

La Natividad

14

:

15


Sunday, 28th of October 2012

Ellerstina

:

La Aguada-Las Monjitas

15

:

11

La Dolfina

:

Magual

22

:

10


Friday, 2nd of November 2012

Pilará

:

Magual

22

:

13

La Dolfina

:

Alegría

18

:

13


Saturday, 3rd of November 2012

La Natividad

:

La Aguada-Las Monjitas

17

:

16

Ellerstina

:

La Aguada

8

:

12


Monday, 5th of November 2012

Alegría

:

Magual

20

:

13

La Dolfina

:

Pilará

17

:

16


Tuesday, 6th of November 2012

La Aguada

:

La Aguada-Las Monjitas

15

:

14

Ellerstina

:

La Natividad

23

:

13


Saturday, 11th of November 2012

La Dolfina

:

Ellerstina

18

:

11




The Teams of the Hurlingham Open 2012:
Zone A
La Dolfina (+40)
Adolfo Cambiaso, Jr. (+10)
David Stirling, Jr. (+10)
Pablo Mac Donough (+10)
Juan Martín Nero (+10)

Pilará (+35)
Hilario Ulloa (+9)
Francisco Bensadón (+9)
Sebastián Merlos (+9)
Francisco de Narváez, Jr. (+8)

Alegría (+34)
Agustín Merlos (+9)
Lucas Monteverde, Jr. (+9)
Juan I. Merlos (+8)
Frederick Mannix, Jr. (+8)

La Aguada – Las Monjitas (+33)
Lucas James (+8)
Cristian Laprida, Jr. (+8)
Eduardo Novillo Astrada, Jr. (+9)
Alejandro Novillo Astrada (+8)

Zone B
Ellerstina (+38)
Facundo Pieres (+10)
Gonzalo Pieres, Jr. (+10)
Nicolás Pieres (+9)
Mariano Aguerre (+9)

La Aguada (+36)
Guillermo Caset, Jr. (+9)
Javier Novillo Astrada (+9)
Miguel Novillo Astrada (+9)
Ignacio Novillo Astrada (+9)

La Natividad (+34)
Pablo Pieres (+8)
Ignacio Heguy (+9)
Rodrigo Ribeiro de Andrade (+8)
Bartolomé Castagnola (+9)

Magual (+30)
Alejandro Muzzio (+7)
Marcos di Paola (+8)
Facundo Sola (+7)
Jaime García Huidobro (+8)