26 Goal C.V. Whitney Cup 2013

Where: International Polo Club Palm Beach

Handicap: 26 Goal
When: February 19th - March 3rd, 2013
Team Limit: None
Teams Entered: 9

The C.V. Whitney Cup started off the USPA 26 Goal tournaments played during the 2013 high goal polo season at IPCPB in Wellington, FL with games beginning February 19th, 2013. Don't forget to Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter for immediate results on all games we cover. 

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Wellington Photo covered the 2013 USPA 26 goal C.V. Whitney Cup polo tournament, 1st of the three 26 goal polo tournaments played at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, FL. We enjoyed capturing the high level of skill needed of both horse & player in this fast paced tournament of the 26 goal C.V. Whitney Cup games and sharing our coverage with you. This tournament was a single elimination format. The USPA 26 goal C.V. Whitney Cup started Tuesday February 19, 2013 & concluded Sunday March 3, 2013 with Alegria defeating Lechuza Caracas 14-10.

The 26 goal USPA CV Whitney Cup Finalists:
Alegria vs Lechuza Caracas
3pm, March 3, 2013 at
International Polo Club Palm Beach

March 3, 2013: In Sunday's conclusion of the USPA 26 goal CV Whitney Cup tournament at International Polo Club, Alegria defeated Lechuza Caracas 14-10 in the final. MVP went to Facundo Obregon and Hillario Ulloa's mare Mia, was awarded the Best Playing Pony Award for thee 2013 CV Whitney Cup. Earlier in the day, Orchard Hill defeated ERG 11-10 in the Les Armour 26 goal subsidiary cup Final on the IPC Field 2. Augustin Merlos was awarded MVP & Matias Macdonough’s Barrista was named the Best Playing Pony of the 26goal Les Armour subsidiary cup final.

March 3, 2013:

Alegria vs Lechuza Caracas
CV Whitney Cup Final
Game Photos

March 3, 2013:
Horses, Grooms &
Polo Players in the

CV Whitney Cup Final
Alegria vs Lechuza Caracas

March 3, 2013:

Alegria defeated Lechuza Caracas 14-10
Award Ceremony
CV Whitney Cup Final

March 1, 2013: At 11am on the IPC Field 3, ERG defeated Piaget 12-11 in the 26 goal Les Armour Subsidiary Cup, advancing to Sunday's final at Noon to play Orchard Hill.
February 28, 2013:
Today, Lechuza Caracas defeated Coca-Cola in
the 26 goal CV Whitney Cup semifinal, Lechuza Caracas advances to the final on Sunday to play Alegria at 3pm on the Piaget Field. In today's Les Armour 26 goal subsidiary cup, Orchard Hill defeated Audi and advances to the final being played at IPC on Sunday at 10am.
February 26, 2013:
Alegria defeats Zacara 17-16 in OT, winning goal by Julian Mannix, patron of Alegria in the semifinals of the 2013 USPA 26 Goal C.V. Whitney Cup. Due to rain, Piaget vs ERG in the Les Armour Subsidiary Cup is now scheduled for 11am Friday March 1, 2013 (Valiente has dropped out voluntarily) - See the new schedule below.
February 24, 2013: Zacara won the last of the quarterfinals in the CV Whitney Cup played today at noon on field 4 at IPC - defeating ERG in OT. They play Alegria in Wednesday's (Feb 27) semifinals.
February 22, 2013:
Wins for Alegria, Lechuza Caracas & Coca-Cola in the quarterfinals Friday; they advance to the semifinals next Wednesday February 27, 2013. View Galleries Below from these 3 Quarterfinal Games.

Alegria defeated Piaget in QF

Lechuza Caracas defeated Orchard Hill
in QF

Coca-Cola defeated Audi Polo in QF
February 22, 2013 26 Goal CV Whitney Cup Quarterfinals
Coca-Cola defeated Audi Polo 11-7

February 22, 2013 26 Goal CV Whitney Cup Quarterfinals
Lechuza Caracas defeated Orchard Hill 10-9 in OT

February 22, 2013 26 Goal CV Whitney Cup Quarterfinals
Alegria defeated Piaget 14-6

February 19, 2013: Zacara defeated Valiente 8-7 in the opening game of today's 26 goal CV Whitney Cup. Zacara advances to the quarterfinals to play ERG.

The 2013 Game Schedule of the 26 goal USPA C.V. Whitney Cup:








Feb 19


*Zacara vs Valiente

 Zacara (8-7)









Feb 22


*Alegria vs Piaget

 Alegria (14-6)

Isla Carroll West




Orchard Hill vs *Lechuza Caracas

Lechuza Caracas (10-9 OT)





Audi vs *Coca-Cola

 Coca-Cola (11-7)

 Isla Carroll East


Feb 24


ERG vs *Zacara

Zacara (9-8 OT)

 IPC 4








Feb 27


Zacara vs *Alegria

Alegria (17-16 OT)



 Feb 28


*Lechuza Caracas vs Coca-Cola

Lechuza Caracas (13-12)





Subsidiary Semifinals:

 Les Armour Cup




*Mar 1


Piaget vs *ERG

ERG (12-11)



Feb 28


*Orchard Hill vs Audi

 Orchard Hill (16-12)

Jan Pamela South




CV Whitney Subsidiary Final:

 Les Armour Cup:




March 3


Orchard Hill vs ERG

Orchard Hill (11-10)

 IPC 2




CV Whitney Final




 March 3

  3 pm

 Alegria vs Lechuza Caracas

Alegria (14-10)


Game times & Fields are subject to change -
Please call the IPC Hotline at 561-282-5290 for updates / game confirmation  

The 9 Teams Entered in the 26 goal USPA C.V. Whitney Cup:

Audi (26)

ERG (26)

Piaget (26/25)

Marc Ganzi 1

Nico Pieres 8

Gonzalito Pieres 10

Jeff Hall 7

Scott Wood A

Augustin Merlos 9

Eduardo Estrada 9

Paco de Narvaez 8

Melissa Ganzi A
Sapo Caset 10
Miguel Astrada 10
Nacho Badiola 6
Alt:Juan Bollini 5

Alegria (26)

Lechuza Caracas (26)

Valiente (26)

Julian Mannix 3

Facundo Obregon 6

Mariano Aguerre 9

Hilario Ulloa 9

Vargas 1
Polito Pieres 9

Juan Martin Nero 10
Francisco Elizalde 7T

Bob Jornayvaz A

Adolfo Cambiaso 10

David 'Pelon' Stirling 10

Santi Torres 6

Coca-Cola (26)

Orchard Hill (26)

Zacara (26)

Gillian Johnston 1

Sebastian Merlos 9

Julio Arellano 9

Sugar Erskine 7

Steve Van Andel A

Rodrigo Andrade 7

Pablo MacDonough 10

Matias MacDonough 8

Alt: Nic Roldan 8

Lyndon Lea 1

Mike Azzaro 7

Magoo LaPrida 8

Facundo Pieres 10


Be sure to visit the IPCPB website, www.internationalpoloclub.com for Sunday ticket information & all the great ways you can enjoy a day of polo, including their Sunday Brunch overlooking the Piaget Field - Main Stadium.


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Valiente I, the defending champions of the 2012 USPA 26 goal Royal Salute C.V. Whitney Cup played at IPCPB

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