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The Inauguration of the DR Polo Challenge 2016!

DR Polo Challenge 2016 Inauguration Ceremony

DR Polo Challenge 2016 Inauguration CeremonyLast Thursday, January 7th, Los Establos, Ciudad Ecuestre in Cap Cana, hosted the official inauguration of the DR Polo Challenge 2016, in which more than 600 special guests gathered to witness the competitive and thrilling experience of high-goal polo with an exhibition game of teams lead by polo legends, Milo Fernández Araujo and Benjamin Araya.

In addition to the aforementioned team captains, professional polo players included Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Novillo and Ignacio Laprida from the team “Power Infrastructure,” Juan Clemente Marambio from the team “Los Establos,” and Marcelo ‘Chino’ Fraysinet from the team “Samanes.” Team patrons, Enrique Bonetti and Walter Scherb, enjoyed a superb match with fans cheering from the stands.

Luis Emilio Bellutin and María Amelia and Abraham Hazoury

Luis E. Bellutini, Los Establos Vice-President María Amelia and President Abraham Hazoury

Martina Monteverde and Fernando ArataThe renowned ESPN narrators, Fernando Arata and Martina Monteverde, were in charge of the welcoming ceremony and began the event with a courtesy toast of Royal Salute scotch. Los Establos Vice-President María Amelia Hazoury gave a brief speech where she noted, “In Los Establos, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas and La Lechuza we work as if we are one, with a united effort to bring into fruition the challenge of establishing the high-goal polo in our country,” and threw the first ball.

At the end of the match the Bronze Cup was displayed, to be battled for from Thursday, January 14th to Saturday, January 30th in Casa de Campo, Los Establos, and Club Lechuza Caracas RD polo fields. The draw of the zones was performed and resulted in the following:

  • Zone 1 — Agualinda, Los Establos, Casa de Campo and Samanes
  • Zone 2  — Power Infrastructure, Pitirri-Potranca, La Carbuccia and Lechuza

Catch the complete game schedule below and be sure not to miss Casa de Campo’s first Bronze Cup Polo Challenge game, set to take place on Friday the 15th!

Bronze Cup Game Schedule

Thursday, January 14th

  • Agualinda vs. Power Infrastructure
    • Los Establos #2, Cap Cana, 2pm
  • Los Establos vs. Pitirri/Potranca
    • Los Establos #1, Cap Cana, 4pm

Friday, January 15th

  • Los Samanes vs. Lechuza
    • Casa de Campo #3, 2pm
  • Casa de Campo vs. La Carbuccia
    • Casa de Campo #2, 4pm

Saturday, January 16th

  • Los Establos vs. Power Infrastructure
    • Los Establos #2, 2pm
  • Agualinda vs. Pitirri/Potranca
    • Los Establos #1, 4pm

Sunday, January 17th

  • Los Samanes vs. La Carbuccia
    • Casa de Campo #3, 2pm
  • Casa de Campo vs. Lechuza
    • Casa de Campo #2, 4pm

Thursday, January 21st

  • Agualinda vs. Lechuza
    • Casa de Campo #3, 2pm
  • Los Establos vs. La Carbuccia
    • Casa de Campo #2, 4pm

Friday, January 22nd

  • Casa de Campo vs. Power Infrastructure
    • Los Establos #2, 2pm
  • Los Samanes vs. Pitirri/Potranca
    • Los Establos #1, 4pm

Saturday, January 23rd

  • Agualinda vs. Casa de Campo
    • Casa de Campo #3, 2pm
  • Los Establos vs. Lechuza
    • Casa de Campo #2, 4pm

Sunday, , January 24th

  • Casa de Campo vs. Pitirri/Potranca
    • Los Establos #2, 2pm
  • Los Samanes vs. Power Infrastructure
    • Los Establos #1, 4pm

Polo Challenge 2016 Schedule

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