Audi, Palm Beach Equine Meet Sunday In Santa Rita Abierto Final At Grand Champions Polo Club

Audi, Palm Beach Equine Meet Sunday In Santa Rita Abierto Final At Grand Champions Polo Club

WELLINGTON, Fl.—May 25, 2019----Audi and Palm Beach Equine will be looking for their first tournament title of the spring season Sunday when they play in the Santa Rita Abierto final at Grand Champions Polo Club.

On a windy Friday, both teams advanced into the final with impressive victories.

Palm Beach Equine (Brandon Phillips, 4, Juan Bollini, 5, Alejandro Novillo Astrada, 8, Scott Swerdlin, 0) broke open a close game to knock off Dutta Corp (Timmy Dutta, 2, Tommy Collingwood, 5, Carlitos Gracida, 4, Kris Kampsen, 6), 10-5, in the opening game.

Audi (Sugar Erskine, 6, Lucas Lalor, 5, Marc Ganzi, 2, Jared Zenni, 6) defeated Sebucan (Pablo Pulido, 2, Bauti Andrada, 1, Pablo Spinacci, 6, Nic Roldan, 8), 8-6, in the other qualifying game.

In Sunday's doubleheader opener at 10 a.m., Dutta Corp will play Sebucan in the Just For The Love Of It subsidiary final.

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Spring Season Ends This Weekend With Santa Rita Abierto & The Memorial At Grand Champions Polo Club

Spring Season Ends This Weekend With Santa Rita Abierto & The Memorial At Grand Champions Polo Club

WELLINGTON, Fl.—May 23, 2019----Polo fans are in for one final weekend of great polo at Grand Champions Polo Club.

The season will end with two tournaments--the Santa Rita Abierto on Friday and Sunday and The Memorial on Memorial Day Monday.

The first game on Friday at 3 p.m. features Palm Beach Equine against Dutta Corp. At 5 p.m., Audi plays last weekend's winner Sebucan. 

Winners advance into the final on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and runner-up teams play for the Just For The Love Of It subsidiary final at 10 a.m.

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Sebucan Wins Polo Gear Challenge Cup; Juancito Bollini Named MVP

Sebucan Wins Polo Gear Challenge Cup; Juancito Bollini Named MVP

WELLINGTON, Fl.—May 20, 2019----On a beautiful day for polo, Sebucan won its first tournament of the spring season Sunday in front of a good crowd at Grand Champions Polo Club.

Sebucan (Pablo Pulido, 2, Juancito Bollini, 2, Pablo Spinacci, 6, Jarred Zenni, 6) won the Polo Gear Challenge Cup, one of the club's oldest tournaments, with a hardfought 11-9 victory over Dutta Corp (Carlitos Gracida, 4, Tommy Collingwood, 5, Timmy Dutta, 2, Kris Kampsen, 6) in its spring tournament debut.

Bollini, 23, was selected Most Valuable Player after an outstanding game. The Florida Atlantic University graduate scored a game-high five goals, including four in the second half.

"I think this team has a really good system," Bollini said. "We all kind of play the same. We have a good connection and chemistry. This is the first time I have played with Jared and we really connect, so I'm happy about that."

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Dutta Corp, Sebucan Meet Sunday For Polo Gear Challenge Cup At Grand Champions Polo Club

Dutta Corp, Sebucan Meet Sunday For Polo Gear Challenge Cup At Grand Champions Polo Club

WELLINGTON, Fl.—May 18, 2019----Dutta Corp will play Sebucan in the final of the Polo Gear Challenge Cup, one of the oldest tournaments in club history, Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club.

Sebucan (Pablo Pulido, 2, Jared Zenni, 6, Pablo Spinacci, 6, Juancito Bollini, 4), making its spring debut in the two-day tournament, advanced into the championship with a 12-9 victory over Palm Beach Equine (Brandon Phillips, 4, Juan Bollini, 5, Nic Roldan, 8, Scott Swerdlin, 0).

Dutta Corp (Timmy Dutta, 1, Tommy Collingwood, 5, Carlitos Gracida, 4, Kris Kampsen, 6) knocked off Audi (Grant Ganzi, 3, Sugar Erskine, 6, Marc Ganzi, 2, Alejandro Novillo Astrada, 8), 9-7.

Dutta Corp and Sebucan will play at 11:30 a.m. following the Just For The Thrill Of It featuring Audi and Palm Beach Equine at 10 a.m. Justin Daniels will replace Grant Ganzi in the Audi lineup. 

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Polo Gear Challenge Cup Begins Friday At Grand Champions Polo Club

Polo Gear Challenge Cup Begins Friday At Grand Champions Polo Club

WELLINGTON, Fl.—May 16, 2019----The Polo Gear Challenge Cup, one of the oldest tournaments in club history, begins Friday at Grand Champions Polo Club.

Sebucan will make its spring debut when the two-day tournament begins Friday with games at 3 p.m and 5 p.m. Sebucan, headed by patron Pablo Pulido, is a quiet neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela.

The first game on Friday at 3 p.m. features Palm Beach Equine playing Sebucan. At 5 p.m., Audi plays Dutta Corp. With no clear-cut favorite, the tournament title is up for grabs.

Winners advance into the final on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and runner-up teams play for the Just For The Thrill Of It at 10 a.m.

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Aspen Valley Captures Spring Challenge Cup In Overtime Thriller; Pablo Pulido Named Most Valuable Player

Aspen Valley Captures Spring Challenge Cup In Overtime Thriller; Pablo Pulido Named Most Valuable Player

WELLINGTON, Fl.—May 13, 2019----In another exciting overtime final at Grand Champions Polo Club, Aspen Valley captured the Spring Challenge Cup on Sunday.

With 6:06 left in overtime, Pablo Pulido took a pass from Grant Ganzi and broke away to score the winning goal to lead Aspen Valley (Pablo Pulido, 2, Juancito Bollini, 4, Grant Ganzi, 3, Alejandro Novillo Astrada, 8) to a thrilling 9-8 victory over Palm Beach Equine (Brandon Phillips, 4, Juan Bollini, 5, Nic Roldan, 8, Scott Swerdlin, 0).

In last week's Sun Cup final, Dutta Corp defeated Aspen Valley, 10-9, in overtime.

Pulido, a Cornell alum, was named Most Valuable Player. Playing well above his goal rating, Pulido scored three goals and played well defensively.

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