73rd Tortugas Open 2015
When: September 29th - October 17, 2015
Where: Tortugas Country Club,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Handicap: 34-40 High-Goal Polo



Wellington Polo offers teams, schedules, results & photos (by Oscar Fridman Photography for Wellington Polo) for the 73rd Tortugas Open, 1st of the Triple Crown Polo tournaments played at Tortugas Country Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Emilio Anchorena Cup Perpetual Trophy of the Tortugas Open Polo Final.
La Dolfina defeats Ellerstina 11-9 in the 1st Final of the Triple Crown, the 73 Tortugas Open, October 17, 2015! Adolfo Cambiaso awarded MVP of the Final.

October 17, 2015 La Dolfina Sancor Seguros, Juan Martin Nero, Pablo MacDonough, David Stirling & Adolfo Cambiaso win the
73 Tortugas Open Final, a 3rd year in a row, defeating Ellerstina Piaget 11-9 in a well-played exciting match. Click Photo for larger image.

Oct. 17, 2015 Chocolate awarded the Best Playing Pony of the
Tortugas Open Final, played by Adolfo Cambiaso &
owned by Valiente S.A. (Bob Jornayvez). Click Photo for larger Image.


Oct. 17, 2015 Fax Cherokee awarded the Best Argentine Breeders Polo Pony
of the Tortugas Open Final, played by Adolfo Cambiaso &
owned by Valiente S.A. (Bob Jornayvez). Click Photo for larger Image.

View All the Photos From the Final in our YouTube Slideshow!

October 17, 2015: The band marches in during the opening ceremonies of the 73 Tortugas Open Polo Final. Click Photo for larger image.


October 17, 2015: Ellerstina Piaget (left) vs La Dolfina Sancor Seguros (right) in the 73 Tortugas Open Polo Final. Click Photo for larger image.


October 17, 2015: Facundo Pieres ready to hook David Stirling in the 73 Tortugas Open Polo Final. Click Photo for larger image.


October 17, 2015: Polito Pieres in control of the ball in the 73 Tortugas Open Polo Final. Click Photo for larger image.


October 17, 2015: The Ellerstina Polo Team working together in the 73 Tortugas Open Polo Final. Click Photo for larger image.


October 17, 2015: Adolfo Cambiaso & Facundo Pieres face off in the 73 Tortugas Open Polo Final. Click Photo for larger image.

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Schedule / Results

Tuesday September 29, 2015 – Day 1 – Zone A – 16.00 (3pm ET)

Alegría def. Chapaleufú 15-11 (Game 1)
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Hilario Ulloa & Freddie Mannix for Alegria in the above photos.
Slideshow of La Aguada vs Las Monjitas Game photos:

Wednesday September 30, 2015 – Day 2 – Zone B – 16.00 (3pm ET)

La Aguada def. Las Monjitas in Overtime, 11-10 (Winning goal by Agustin Merlos) (Game 2)


Sept. 30, 2015: Sebastian Merlos of Las Monjitas follows closely behind Sapo Caset of La Aguada; Agustín Merlos in control of the ball for La Aguada.
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Sebastian Merlos of Las Monjitas and Guillermo Terrera of La Aguada battling for the ball in the 2nd game of the 73rd Tortugas Open. Click Photo for larger image
Slideshow of La Aguada vs Las Monjitas Game photos:

Sunday October 4, 2015 – Day 4 – Zone B – 16.00 (3pm ET)

Ellerstina defeated Las Monjitas 20-12


Oct. 4, 2015: (Left) The world's top polo player and scoring 8 goals for the Ellerstina win, Facundo Pieres. ~ (Right) Pablo Pieres in control of the ball for Ellerstina.

Oct. 4 2015: 9-goaler Nico Pieres fighting his way through a Las Monjitas overload in the 73 Tortugas Open. Click Photos for larger images.
Slideshow of Ellerstina vs Las Monjitas Game photos:

Monday October 5, 2015 (postponed from Saturday Oct 3) – Day 3 – Zone A – 15.30 (2:30pm ET)

La Dolfina defeated Chapaleufú 20-12 (Loser of Game 1)

Saturday October 10, 2015 – Day 5 – Zone A – 15.30 (2:30pm ET)

Rainy cold weather didn't stop polo fans from watching as La Dolfina def. Alegria 18-8; they head to the final.
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October 10, 2015: (Left) Pablo MacDonough in control of the ball; (Right) Adolfo Cambiaso in control of the ball in the 73 Tortugas Open.


Oct 10, 2015: (Left) Juan Martin Nero taking the ball from Lucas Monteverde; (Right) Pablo MacDonough speeding towards goal in the 73 Tortugas Open.


Oct 10, 2015: Freddie Mannix turns the ball back for Alegria but David Stirling & Adolfo Cambiaso are there to retrieve it in the 73 Tortugas Open.

October 10, 2015: Hilario Ulloa looks to stop Adolfo Cambiaso in the 73 Tortugas Open.
Slideshow of all photo coverage:

Sunday October 11, 2015 – Day 6 – Zone B – 15.30 (2:30pm ET)

Ellerstina defeated La Aguada 17-10 in the 2nd semifinal and heads to the final to face La Dolfina, October 17, 2015.
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October 11, 2015: Sapo Caset of La Aguada attempts a hook on Facundo Pieres of Ellerstina in the 73 Tortugas Open Semifinals.

October 11, 2015: (Left) Polito Pieres in control of the ball for Ellerstina; (Right) Gonzalo Pieres taking the ball towards goal for Ellerstina in the
73 Tortugas Open Semifinals against La Aguada.

October 11, 2015: Polito Pieres taking the ball towards goal for Ellerstina in the 73 Tortugas Open semifinals against La Aguada.

View our complete photo coverage in the slideshow below:


Saturday October 17, 2015 – 15.30 (2:30 pm ET)
– 73 Tortugas Open Final

Copa Emilio de Anchorena

La Dolfina - Winner of Zone A defeated Ellerstina Winner of Zone B, 11-9.


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Teams / Zones of the 73rd Tortugas Open 2015:

 

Zone A

La Dolfina:
Adolfo Cambiaso (h) 10, David Stirling (h) 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10 y Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 40.

Alegría:
Cristian (Magoo) Laprida (h) 8, Hilario Ulloa 9, Lucas Monteverde (h) 9 y Frederick Mannix (h) 9. Total: 35.

Chapaleufú:
Alberto Heguy (h) 8, Ignacio Heguy 9, Bautista Heguy 8 y Eduardo Heguy 9. Total: 34.

 

Zone B

Ellerstina:
Pablo Pieres 10, Nicolás Pieres 9, Gonzalo Pieres (h) 10 y Facundo Pieres 10. Total: 39.

La Aguada Las Monjitas:
Ignacio Toccalino 9, Sebastián Merlos 9, Eduardo Novillo Astrada (h) 9 y Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8. Total: 35.

La Aguada:
Agustín Merlos 8, Guillermo Terrera (h) 8, Guillermo (Sapo) Caset (h) 9 e Ignacio (Nacho) Novillo Astrada 9. Total: 34.



2x Defending Champions of the Tortugas Open, La Dolfina Hope Funds.

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