Today the Open du Soleil begin at the Polo Club Saint-Tropez. Six teams with a handicap from +8 to +10 participate in the traditional tournament which takes place from August 22 to 31. Among the participating teams is Ferne Park with Jonathan Rothermere (0), Vere Harmsworth (0), Felipe Llorente (+3) and Joaquin Pittaluga (+7), the recent winners of the Côte d’Azur Polo Cup at the Polo Club Saint-Tropez.

Several top players have announced their attendance. In addition to Joaquin Pittaluga who supports Ferne Park, Bautista Ortiz De Urbina (+6) and Juan Martín García Laborde (+5) take part in the event and will be playing for Dark Ice, as well as Eduardo Menéndez (+7) for Villa a Sesta. In the opening match today at half past five, team Ferne Park will meet Los Blancos. Following this match, Dark Ice encounters Paprec.

The Polo Club Saint-Tropez, located in Gassin next to the glamorous Saint-Tropez, is one of the most prestigious polo clubs in France. With its five excellent polo fields as well as 100 ideally equipped stables, the Polo Club Saint-Tropez is an international renowned polo location. Founded in 1998, this year the club celebrates its 15th anniversary.


The teams:
Dark Ice (+10)
Helen Goddard-Watts (-1)
Louis Jarrige (0)
Bautista Ortiz De Urbina (+6)
Juan Martín García Laborde (+5)

Ferne Park (+10)
Jonathan Rothermere (0)
Vere Harmsworth (0)
Felipe Llorente (+3)
Joaquin Pittaluga (+7)

Paprec (+10)
Claude Solarz (0)
Charles-Henri Le Galle (+2)
Pablo Sirvent (+3)
Manuel Carranza (+5)

Sezz (+10)
Shahé Kalaidjian (0)
Adrien Le Gallo (+2)
Gregorio López (+3)
Marcelo Amadeo y Videla (+5)

Los Blancos (+9)
Werner Meier (0)
Dr. Piero Dillier (0)
Fabián Bolanterio (+3)
Horacio Etcheverry (+6)

Villa a Sesta (+7)
Gualtiero Giori (+1)
Nikita Maslov (-1)
Eduardo Menéndez (+7)
TBA