Audi was eliminated from the USPA Gold Cup with a 12-8 loss to undefeated Valiente in Wednesday’s semifinal at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
Playing in only its third game of the 2017 season at IPC, Audi (Marc Ganzi, Tomas Pieres, Gonzalito Pieres and Rodrigo Andrade) stayed within one or two goals in the first five chukkers while holding Cambiaso to one goal.
Audi led Valiente, 2-1, after the opening chukker and 3-2 midway through the second chukker and tied Valiente three times before trailing by one at the half, 6-5.
On a picture-perfect day for polo, Beverly Equestrian won its first 20-goal game in team history and Dutta Corp rallied for wins on Day Two of the Molina Cup Monday at Valiente Farm and Grand Champions Polo Club.
In front of good crowds and worldwide ChukkerTV audience, Beverly Equestrian knocked off Valiente, 10-7, at Valiente Farm and Dutta Corp defeated Casablanca, 12-10.
The two-week tournament continues on Thursdaywith one game, Dutta Corp plays Travieso at 4 p.m
Audi, despite losing its first two games of the USPA Gold Cup, is one victory away from the final at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
Playing in only its second game of its 2017 season debut at IPC, Audi (Marc Ganzi, Tomas Pieres, Gonzalito Pieres and Rodrigo Andrade) dropped an 11-8 decision to Coca-Cola (Gillian Johnston, Julian de Lusaretta, Julio Arellano, Miguel Novillo Astrada) in Sunday’s featured game on Engel & Volkers Field.
Audi also lost its tournament-opener to Orchard Hill, 8-7.