Tomorrow the 42nd edition of the Torneo Internacional Land Rover de Polo starts at the Santa María Polo Club in Sotogrande, Spain. 32 teams have announced their attendance, a record in the history of the prestigious tournament. The international teams compete from July 26 to September 1 in three leagues: ten high goal teams with a handicap of +22, 15 medium goal teams with a handicap from +10 to +12 and six low goal teams with a handicap of +6.

Among the participants are many well-known polo players such as Facundo and Gonzalo Pieres, Adolfo Cambiaso, Pablo Mac Donough, Eduardo Novillo Astrada, Milo Fernandez Araujo, Lucas Monteverde and Sebastian and Juan Ignacio Merlos. The 128 players will bring more than 1,200 horses along with them. Around 60,000 spectators from all over the world are expected to visit the event.


The teams:
League handicap +22
UAE Polo Team (+22)
Sheika Maitha (0)
Sebastian Merlos (+9)
Lucas Monteverde (+10)
Santiago Stirling (+3)

Ellerston (+22)
James Packer (+1)
TBA (+1)
Gonzalo Pieres (+10)
Facundo Pieres (+10)

Ayala (+22)
Iñigo Zobel (+1)
Guillermo Willington (+7)
Pablo Mac Donough (+10)
Juan Jauretche (+4)

HB Polo Team (+22)
Ludovic Pailloncy (+2)
Sebastien Pailloncy (+3)
Ignacio Toccalino (+8)
Juan Ignacio Merlos (+9)

El Rosario (+22)
Alejandro Peñafiel (0)
Valerio Zubiaurre (+7)
Milo Fernandez Araujo (+8)
Salvador Ulloa (+7)

Scapa (+22)
Michael Redding (+1)
TBA (+4)
Eduardo Novillo Astrada (+9)
Marco Di Paola (+8)

Dos Lunas-Hola (+22)
Alvaro Sainz de Vicuña (+6)
Jason Warren (+1)
Diego Cavanagh (+7)
Tomás Garcia del Rio (+8)

Dubai Polo Team (+22)
Rashid Albwardy (+2)
Martin Valent (+5)
Adolfo Cambiaso (+10)
TBA (+5)

Halcyon Gallery (+22)
Charlie Hanbury (+5)
Oliver Cudmore (+5)
Guillermo Terrera (+7)
Juan Chavenne (+5)

Royal Salute (+22)
Celine Charloux/Petrus Fernandini (0)
Alejandro Muzzio (+8)
Jaime Gargía Huidobro (+8)
Malcolm Borwick (+6)

League handicap +10 to +12
Saphire / Bayswater London Gin (+12)
Pablo Mora (+1)
Lawrence Isola (+1)
Tomás F. LLorente jr. (+5)
Horacio F. Llorente jr. (+5)

Santa Quiteria / John Smith (+12)
Gabriel Aguierre (+1)
Gonzalo Entrecanales (+2)
Ricky Trujillo (+3)
Pedro Soria (+6)

Cheval des Andes / Esperanza (+12)
Kevin Korst (+2)
Ian Galliene (0)
Cristian Bernal (+5)
Santiago Laborde (+5)

UAE Polo Team (+12)
Sheika Maitha Rashid Al Maktoum (0)
Santiago Stirling (+3)
Julio Ruggeri (+4)
Martin Valent (+5)

Bardon Polo Team (+12)
Andras Tambor (0)
Rashid Albwardy (+2)
Matias Machado (+4)
Facundo Castagnola (+6)

Billingbear (+12)
Roger Carlsson (0)
Mario Gomez (+4)
Ignacio Gonzalez (+6)
Alvaro Alvarez (+2)

Woodchester (+12)
Craig McKinney (+1)
TBA (0)
Guillermo Cuitiño (+6)
Silvestre Garros (+5)

Equus (+12)
Peter Silling (0)
Juan Britos (+4)
James Beim (+7)
Tommi Beresford (+1)

Silex (+12)
Richard Fagan (+1)
Yago Espinosa (+2)
Edwin Morris Lowe (+2)
Juan José Brane (+7)

Dr. A (+12)
Abbar Abdelrahman (0)
Maximiliano Malacalza (+4)
Alejo Taranco (+6)
Jaime Serra (+2)

Kaptive Leones (+11)
Petrus Fernandini (0)
Luis Domecq (+2)
Martin Iturraspe (+6)
Ignacio Domecq (+3)

Costa Rica Polo Team (+12)
Philip de Groot (0)
Felipe Gomez (+1)
Tomás Garbarini (+4)
Gonzalo von Werniche (+7)

Valdeparras (+12)
Jaime Espinosa de los Monteros (+1)
Kaveh Atrak (+1)
Diogo Gallego (+4)
Santiago Cernadas (+6)

La Indiana (+12)
Michael Bickford (+1)
Freddy Horne (+2)
Mat Perry (+3)
Marcos Aaraya (+6)

Saint Mesme (+12)
Birger Strom (+1)
Robert Strom (+3)
TBA (+2)
Clemente Zavaleta (+6)

Marques de Riscal (+12)
A. Aznar (+2)
L. Aznar (0)
TBA (+4)
G. Mazzini (+6)

League handicap +6
Silex (+6)
Richard Fagan (+1)
Edwin Morris Lowe (+2)
Santiago Torreguitar (+3)
Martin Stegemann (0)

Los Dragones (+6)
Andrew Nulty (0)
Carlos Piñal (+1)
Diogo Gallego (+4)
Mariano Iturrioz (+1)

Widmill Farm (+6)
Paul Knights (0)
Pepe Simo (+1)
Mario Gomez (+4)
Luciano Irazabal (+1)

Shakib Polo (+6)
Kaveh Shakib (0)
Joanna Mobley (0)
Juani González Otharan (+2)
Tiago Gallego (+4)

Costa Rica Polo Team (+6)
Miguel Gomez (0)
Nick Johnson (+2)
H. Pieres (+4)
Steve Rose (0)

La Indiana (+6)
Bickford (0)
TBA (0)
Jamie Morrison (+4)
TBA (+2)