December 13, 2013
POLO — HURLINGHAM OPENSunday, October 20, 2013
La Dolfina wins, other match suspended
Novillo Astrada breaks clavicle
Tortugas Open winner La Dolfina defeated Alegría 19-10 while the match between Chapaleufú and La Aguada was suspended when Ignacio Novillo Astrada fall from the horse and broke his clavicle. Tournament continues today.
La Dolfina Hope Funds overwhelmed Alegría Sancor Seguros 19-10 on the third day of Zone A at the 120th Hurlingham Open, yesterday at the Hurlingham Club.
Earlier match between Chapaleufú and La Aguada ICBC was suspended when Ignacio Novillo Astrada fell from his horse three minutes and 40 seconds into the third chukker, when his team was leading 3-2. Novillo Astrada broke his left clavicle and thus the match was suspended. In fact, the captains of both teams decided to continue the game tomorrow at the number one field as a result of the poor conditions of the number two field. Alberto Heguy Jr. also fell from his horse.
Then La Dolfina Hope Funds had no problems in outclassing Alegría Sancor Seguros which put up a hard resistance just in the first chukker. After the slight 3-2 gap for the winners in the starting seven minutes, Adolfo Cambiaso’s squad took the control of the game and gave a real polo lesson to demolish their opponents, who reacted just in the last period when the winners had the dominion of the scorer.
Playing open, speedy and creating good combinations in the midfield, with Adolfo Cambiaso as their leader and top scorer with nine goals, the winners enhanced the lead from the third chukker, scoring three goals per game up to the seventh period when they decreased their performance preserving their best horses for the next games.
Alegría Sancor Seguros started playing in a high level, with an inspired Hilario Ulloa in the midfield, but then decreased their task progressively and were demolished by La Dolfina Hope Funds which played a great match.
Today, weather permitting, for the Zone B, La Natividad will play against Magual at 11am. and at then at 2pm Ellerstina will face La Aguada-Las Monjitas. If it rains, call number 4662-5510 to confirm the play.
Teams, goals in brackets and chukker scores;
La Aguada ICBC (3 ): Facundo Sola 8 ( 3-2 pen, 1 corner), Guillermo Terrera Jr. 7, Miguel Novillo Astrada 9 , Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9 ( injured, had to abandon the match). - 33.
Chapaleufú (2): Alberto Heguy Jr. 7 , Francisco Elizalde 7 ( 2), Bautista Heguy 8 , Eduardo Heguy 8.-30.
Chukker scores: La Aguada ICBC 1-2,3-2.
La Dolfina Hope Funds (19 ): Adolfo Cambiaso 10 (9 - 5 pen), David Stirling Jr. 9 ( 3), Pablo Mac Donough 10 (3 ), Juan Martín Nero 10( 4 ). -39.
Alegría Sancor Seguros (10) : Diego Cavanagh 7 (2), Hilario Ulloa 9 (2), Lucas Monteverde Jr. 9, Frederick Mannix Jr. 8 (6 - 4 pen).- 33.
Chukker scores: La Dolfina Hope Funds 3-2,5-2,7-2,10-3,13-4,16-4,19-6,19-10 .