26-Goal Gold Cup 2018
Where: International Polo Club Palm Beach
Handicap:
26-Goal
When: March 17th - April 1, 2018
Teams Entered: 6
Wellington Polo brings you photo coverage, team details, the schedule &
results of the 2018 USPA 26-goal Gold Cup polo tournament. This is the
2nd tournament of the U.S. Triple Crown Polo Tournaments. Six Teams
entered this prestigious polo tournament, played annually at the
International Polo Club in Wellington, Florida.


April 1, 2018:
Valiente took the win and defended their title after defeating FlexJet 12-11
in a very exciting final at IPC for Easter Sunday.
MVP went to Nico Pieres of FlexJet &
'Macarena' played by Adolfo Cambiaso was awarded the Best Playing Pony honors.

Trophy of the Gold Cup



The Gold Cup Perpetual Trophy


Nico Pieres awarded the Most Valuable Player award from George Dupont of the Polo Museum and Hall of Fame.
Best Playing Pony Honors went to Macarena, ridden by Adolfo Cambiaso & presented by Brenda Lynn of the Polo Museum & Hall of Fame.



Adolfo Cambiaso taking the ball to goal for Valiente, riding Macarena, later named the Best Playing Pony of the Gold Cup final at IPC.

Facundo Pieres of Valiente keeping the ball from the FlexJet team opponents in the USPA Gold Cup final at IPC.

Teams in the 2018 USPA 26-goal Gold Cup




2017 Gold Cup Defending Champions, Valiente

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