71st Tortugas Open 2013

When:
September 24th - October 12, 2013
Where: Tortugas Country Club,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Handicap: 34-40 High-Goal Polo



Wellington Polo provides team details, upcoming game schedules, photos by Oscar Fridman & results of the 2013 Tortugas Open Polo tournament in Argentina, the 1st of the Triple Crown of Polo - the highest rated polo tournaments played in the world.

October 12th, 2013 71st Tortugas Open Finalupdate:  La Dolfina Hope Funds defeats Ellerstina Piaget 16-14 in the final of the 71st Tortugas Open.


October 12, 2013: La Dolfina Hope Funds polo team, Juan Martin Nero, Adolfo Cambiaso, Pablo MacDonough & David 'Pelon' Stirling
win the 71st Tortugas Open today at Tortugas Country Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo by Oscar Fridman.


October 12, 2013: Opening ceremonies of the 71st Tortugas Open at Tortugas Country Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Photo by Oscar Fridman.


October 12, 2013: Mariano Aguerre & Adolfo Cambiaso chase down the ball in the 71st Tortugas Open at Tortugas Country Club in
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo by Oscar Fridman.


October 12, 2013: Gonzalito Pieres & David Stirling battle for the ball in the 71st Tortugas Open at Tortugas Country Club in
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo by Oscar Fridman.


October 12, 2013: Adolfo Cambiaso's horse was awarded the Best Playing Pony in the 71st Tortugas Open at Tortugas Country Club in
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo by Oscar Fridman.

October 12, 2013 the 71st Tortugas Open Final - La Dolfina Hope Funds defeats Ellerstina Piaget
Slideshow of photos by Oscar Fridman / WellingtonPolo



October 12th, 2013:La Dolfina Hope Funds defeated La Natividad in the semifinals of the 71st Tortugas Open. They advance to play Ellerstina Piaget in Saturday's final (October 12, 2013). Photos by Oscar Fridman.

Juan Martin Nero of the La Dolfina Hope Funds Polo Team with a galloping hook to gain control of the ball in the 71st Tortugas Open semifinal polo game.
Oct. 6, 2013: La Dolfina defeats La Natividad in the
71st
Tortugas Open semifinal - slideshow of photos



October 5, 2013: Mariano Aguerre with a solid hit of the ball for Ellerstina Piaget. Ellerstina Piaget advances to the finals of the 71st Tortugas Open, defeating La Natividad Amarok in the semifinals. Photo by Oscar Fridman. Click Photo to view larger image.
October 5, 2013 Photo slideshow of Ellerstina Piaget vs Alegria Sancor Seguros in the
Semifinals of the 71st Tortugas Open.


Photos by Oscar Fridman for WellingtonPolo.com


October 2 & 3, 2013: In the Saturday game, Ellerstina Piaget defeated La Aguada and in the Sunday game, La Dolfina Hope Funds defeated La Aguada/Las Monjitas which eliminated the La Aguada/Las Monjitas polo team from the tournament. Games this Saturday & Sunday, October 5 & 6th, 2013 will determine the finalists.

Adolfo Cambiaso in control of the ball for La Dolfina Hope Funds
Click Photo for larger image - Photo by Oscar Fridman


Juan Martin Nero battles for the ball with team-mate David Stirling close behind
Click Photo for larger image - Photo by Oscar Fridman
More Photos from October 3, 2013: La Dolfina Hope Funds vs La Aguada/Las Monjitas
Photos by Oscar Fridman



September 24-25, 2013: Alegria Sancor Seguros and La Natividad Amarok are the 1st two winners of games played in the 71st Tortugas Open.


Tortugas Open 2013 Schedule & Results:

Time - Day - Date

Team / Zone

Score

vs

Team / Zone

Score

16.00 Tues Sept. 24, 2013

Alegría Sancor Seguros / Zone A

13

vs

La Aguada ICBC / Zone A

8

16.00 Wed Sept 25, 2013

La Natividad Amarok / Zone B

14

vs

La AguadaLas Monjitas ICBC / Zone B

12

15.30 Wed October 2, 2013

Ellerstina Piaget / Zone A

 11

vs

La Aguada ICBC / Zone A

10

15.30 Thurs October 3, 2013

La Dolfina Hope Funds / Zone B

 13

vs

La AguadaLas Monjitas ICBC / Zone B

 8

15.30 Sat October 5, 2013

Ellerstina Piaget / Zone A

 16

vs

Alegría Sancor Seguros / Zone A

 11

15.30 Sun October 6, 2013

La Dolfina Hope Funds / Zone B

 16

vs

La Natividad Amarok / Zone B

6

16.00 Sat October 12, 2013
Final of the Tortugas Open

Ellerstina Piaget / Zone A

14

  vs

La Dolfina Hope Funds
           Winner

16

Times are subject to change - please check with www.aapolo.com to verify dates & times.


Teams Entered in the 71st Tortugas Open:

Zone A

Alegría

Polito Pieres

8

Hilario Ulloa

9

Lucas Monteverde

9

Fred Mannix

8

Total

34

Ellerstina

Facundo Pieres

10

Gonzalito Pieres

10

Mariano Aguerre

10

Nico Pieres

9

Total

39

La Aguada

Guillermo Terrera

7

Facundo Sola

8

Miguel Novillo Astrada

9

Ignacio Novillo Astrada

9

Total

33

 

Zone B

La Aguada Las Monjitas

Lucas James

8

Cristian Laprida

8

Eduardo Novillo Astrada

9

Alejandro Novillo Astrada

8

Total

33

La Dolfina

Adolfo Cambiaso

10

David Stirling

9

Pablo MacDonough

10

Juan Martin Nero

10

Total

39

La Natividad

Guillermo Caset

9

Ignacio Heguy

9

Rodrigo Ribero de Andrade

8

Bartolomé Castagnola

9

Total

35

 


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Defending Champions, The Ellerstina Polo Team, with their 6th consecutive win of the 70th Tortugas Open in 2012
Photo by Oscar Fridman

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