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Fri 6th Apr 2018

Habtoor Polo Win Dubai Cup Opening

Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club

Yesterday, Thursday 5 April, the Dubai Cup kicked off at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club with a total of eight teams entered. The opening day saw Habtoor Polo take on Abu Dhabi in a narrowly won match. Habtoor Polo took the win 5½-4 with Argentine Santiago Gomez Romero scoring three out of the five goals. The Dubai Cup will continue today with Mahra Polo taking on Dr. A/Rhinos followed by Bin Drai Polo vs Zedan/Wolves at 5pm (local time). The Final will take place on Friday 13 April at 5pm. For more information about the tournament, please visit the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club website here.

The Dubai Cup Teams:

Habtoor Polo (7): Mohammed Al Habtoor (0), Habtoor Al Habtoor (1), Justo Cuitño (3) & Santiago Gomez Romero (3)

Abu Dhabi Polo (8): Faris Al Yabhouni (0), Nasser Al Shamsi (1), Rashid Albwardy (2) & Hugo Barabucci (5)

Zedan Wolves (7): Ahmed Al Habtoor (0), Amir Zedan (0), Tomas Iriarte (4) & Rodolfo Ducos (3)

AM Polo (7): HH Sheika Mosa Al Maktoum (-1), HH Sheika Alya Al Maktoum (-1), Alejandro Gowland (3) & Santiago Cernadas (6)

Dr. A/Rhinos (8): Dr. A (0), Stuart Wrigley (0), Tuki Ruiz Guiñazu (4) & Maxi Malacalza (4)

Bin Drai Polo (8): Khalid Bin Drai (1), Rashid Bin Drai (1), Ariel Ponzi (2) & Andrès ‘Lala’ Laplacette (4)

Mahra Polo (7): Rashid Al Habtoor (0), Khalaf Al Habtoor (0), Daniel Gariador (2) & Martín Valent (5)

Photography: Habtoor Polo beat Abu Dhabi in the first day of Dubai Cup action. Courtesy of Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series

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