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Thu 21st Jun 2018

What’s Happening in the British Season

The news from across the country

The British summer season is in full swing, with tournaments taking place across the country this week.

Yesterday, Wednesday 20 June, the 15 goal OUT-SOURCING Royal Windsor Cup Quarter Finals took place at Guards Polo Club, with eight teams battling it out for the coveted positions in Friday’s Semi Finals. Park Place and HB Glebe Farm began the Quarter Finals proceedings, with the former coming out the victors 7-5. La Dolfina, with both world-number-one Adolfo Cambiaso and his son Poroto on the team, followed suit, defeating Kildare 13-8. Emlor Polo Team secured their spot in the Semi Finals with a 10-8 win against Shalimar and Armis Snake Bite narrowly safeguarded their place in the Semis with a 9-8 win against King Power. 
Friday’s play will see Park Place take on Armis Snake Bite in the 11am Semi Final, followed by La Dolfina versus Emlor Polo Team at 3pm. The OUT-SOURCING Royal Windsor Cup Final is scheduled to take place at 3pm on Sunday 24 June and is set to be live broadcast on the Guards Polo Club website here. The Finals day is historically attended by HM The Queen and will conclude with a British Driving Society Show parade in front of The Royal Box. The Club is open to non-members, with a selection of tickets available, whilst members will have free access to the Club on the day as well as a special rate for Clubhouse hospitality.
Alongside The OUT-SOURCING Royal Windsor Cup, The Hildon Archie David is underway, with play continuing today. Today’s matches are as follows:
3pm: Tashan Polo vs Nipas
3pm: Tex8n Polo vs Union Polo Team
3pm: Los Alquimistas vs Taittinger
4.15pm: Snake Bite vs Tempest
4.15pm: Shoreline vs White Crane
The Final is scheduled to take place on Sunday 24 June at 3pm.
Down in Gloucestershire, Cirencester Park Polo Club is hosting The Warwickshire Cup, with the qualifying match taking place today at 10am. Les Lions will take on El Remanso to find out who will come up against Monterosso in Sunday’s Final. Following Sunday’s Final on The Cotswold International Polo Day, two high goal ladies’ teams will take to The Ivy Ground for The Kings Head Hotel Ladies International at 5pm, between Flannels England and the All Africa team. Tickets for The Cotswold International Polo Day can be found here.
Alongside The Cotswold International Polo Day, the Club is also hosting The Apsley Cup, which kicked off last Friday. There are 18 teams entered, with the Final scheduled to take place on Sunday 1 July. 
At Beaufort Polo Club, The Justerini & Brooks Prince of Wales Cup gets underway today, with the first match between Coppid Owls and Confido today at 3.30pm. Play will continue for the rest of this week, with the Final taking place at 3pm on Saturday 30 June. 
This weekend will also see the following Finals:
Saturday 23 June:
Cirencester – Wilson Trophy (8)
Sunday 24 June:
Cirencester – Meadow Cup (6)
Kirtlington – Brooke House Trophy (6)
White Waltham – Madeva Polo Tournament (4)
Cheshire – Demetriadi Cup (4)
Tidworth – Grenadier Cup (0 & 2)
Silver Leys – The Terry Bone President’s Cup (0 & -2)
Cheshire – Henbury Cup (0)
New Forest – Kings Garn Cup (0)
Taunton – Ethiopian Shield (0)
Robin Hood – Conservative Cup (Open)
The OUT-SOURCING Royal Windsor Cup Semi Final Teams:
Park Place (15): Jeronimo Del Carril (6), Andrey Borodin (0 – substituted by Charlie Tighe), Chris Mackenzie (7) & Jimbo Fewster (2)
Armis Snake Bite (15): Matt Perry (5), David Asbhy (3), Max Kirchhoff (0) & James Beim (7)
Emlor Polo Team (15): Spencer McCarthy (1), Marcos Araya (6), José Ramon Araya (3) & Nacho Gonzalez (5)
La Dolfina (15): Kian Hall (2), Adolfo Cambiaso (10), Josh Cork (2) & ‘Poroto’ Cambiaso (1)
The Warwickshire Cup Teams (with 22 goal handicaps):
Les Lions (22): Max Gottschalk (0), Joaquín Pittaligua (7), Guillermo Terrera (8) & Jaime García Huidobro (7)
El Remanso (22): Ollie Cudmore (6), James Harper (6), James Beim (6) & Charlie Hanbury (4)
Monterosso (22): Santiago Toccalino (8), Alessandro Bazzoni (0), Ignacio Toccalino (8) & Juan Martin Zubia (6)
The Kings Head Hotel Ladies International Teams:
Flannels England (22): Rosanna Turk (3), Milly Hine (4), Lottie Lamacraft (5) & Nina Clarkin (10)
All Africa (22): Sally Jellis (6), Izzy Parson (6), Tiki Brown (4) & Tiva Gross (6)
Photograph: The Final of the 15 goal OUT-SOURCING Royal Windsor Cup will take place at Guards Polo Club this Sunday 24 June. By ©www.imagesofpolo.com

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