|2014 Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup |
for the British Open
When: June 24 - July 20, 2014
Where: Cowdray Park
Teams Entered: 14
Handicap: 20-22 Goal
Wellington Polo is once again providing team details, the schedule and results of the 2014 22-goal Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open at Cowdray Park. Team details, the full schedule & results when available are listed below. Times listed are UK time.
The perpetual trophy of the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open & Veuve Clicquot, the title sponsor since 1995.
July 20, 2014: Dubai Polo plays at top form securing their win of the 2014 22-goal Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open at Cowdray Park, defeating King Power 13-11 in regulation time and giving polo spectators a thrilling game. The Peter Holman Most Valuable Player Award went to Adolfo Cambiaso and his mare 'Dolfina Primicia' received the Best Playing Pony honors which was presented by Gaston Lauhle on behalf of the Argentina Polo Pony Breeders Association.
July 20, 2014: The Dubai Polo Team, Adolfo Cambiaso, Rashid Albwardy, Alastair Paterson, & Diego Cavanagh raising the perpetual trophy of the 22-goal Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open polo tournament at Cowdray Park.
July 16, 2014: Dubai & King Power advance to the finals after their
victories in the Semifinals of the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for
the British Open, defeating Halcyon Gallery & Lucchese respectively. Sunday's exciting final is scheduled for 3pm UK time (10am EST).
July 14, 2014: In the biggest upset of the season, the defending champions Zacara was reined-in as Halcyon Gallery edged them out of the tournament in Sunday's Quarterfinals of the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open. Dubai, Lucchese & King power have also earned their Semifinal spots which are scheduled for Wednesday; the results determining Sunday's finalists. Subsidiary finals are scheduled for Saturday, Sunday & Tuesday.
July 13, 2014: Dubai defeated UAE Polo 11-10 in the quarterfinals of the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup.
July 13, 2014: Talandracas defeated EFG Bank Aravali 8-5 in the subsidiary final for the Jack Gannon Cup.
July 12, 2014: Lucchese defeated Black Bears 10-9 for the Milland Cup & advance to the semifinals of the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup
July 11, 2014: Quarterfinals set for this week with the subsidiary finals scheduled for continued polo action. Dubai Polo taking the reins of the unbeaten team thus far, Zacara being reminded that all winning streaks eventually end. Dubai defeated Zacara 14-8 earlier in the week although both teams were already assured a spot in the quarterfinal games.
July 2, 2014: High-goal polo
action continues in the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for
the British Open. HB Polo, Zacara, Lucchese, Black Bears,
King Power, & Dubai Polo have all won their 2nd round games with
Zacara remaining unbeaten with their win over Halycon Gallery in today's game, the start of round 3.
June 29, 2014: Zacara wins their 2nd game, defeating UAE Polo in a close & exciting match for the Midhurst Town Cup. It wasn't until the 6th Chukker that Zacara took the lead & maintained it long enough to secure their win, final score 8-7.
June 30, 2014: Hon Lila Pearson presents the Midhurst Town Cup polo trophy to Lyndon Lea & the Zacara Polo Team after their
2nd round win in the 22-goal Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open.
June 27, 2014: Lots of polo action in the opening week of games in the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open. UAE Polo, Zacara, Lucchese, Talandracas, Black Bears, King Power, Halycon Gallery & Dubai Polo have all won their 1st round games. See all results below.
June 24, 2014: In the 2 opening games of the 22-goal Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup, UAE Polo defeated EFG Bank Aravali 10-9 & in the 2nd game, Zacara defeated Thai Polo 14-7, receiving the Carlos Gracida Memorial Trophy presented by Charles & Lila Pearson & by Carlos' 2 sons, Carlitos & Mariano Gracida. Carlos Gracida, 10-time winner of the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup, will have a permanent trophy in his memory at Cowdray Park. Carlos Gracida died in February 2104 after a tragic fall during a polo match in Wellington, Florida.
June 24, 2014: (L-R) Matt Perry, Gonzalo del Tour, Mariano Gracida, Lila Pearson, Carlitos Gracida, Lyndon Lea, Facundo Pieres receive the Carlos Gracida Memorial Trophy as part of the 22-goal Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open. Photo by Clive Bennett
Schedule & Results of the 2014 Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup
Tues June 24
UAE defeated EFG Bank Aravali 10-9
Zacara defeated Thai Polo 14-9 for the Carlos Gracida Memorial Trophy
Wed June 25
1pm Lucchese defeated HB Polo 8-5
3pm Talandracas defeated El Rosario Group 12-11
Thurs June 26
1pm Black Bears defeated El Remanso 12-9
3pm King Power defeated Enigma 13-9
Fri June 27
12:30 Halcyon Gallery defeated Thai Polo 10-9
3pm Dubai defeated EFG Bank Aravali 10-6
Sat June 28
3pm HB Polo defeated Talandracas 11-6
5pm Lucchese defeated El Rosario 10-9
Sun June 29
3pm Zacara defeated UAE 8-7 for the Midhurst Town Cup
5pm King Power defeated El Remanso 14-10
Mon June 30
2pm Dubai defeated Thai Polo 12-10
4pm Black Bears defeated Enigma 10-9
Wed July 2
2pm Zacara defeated Halcyon Gallery 10-6
Thurs July 3
3pm EFG Bank Aravali defeated Thai Polo 10-5
Fri July 4
12pm Lucchese defeated El Remanso 11-9
3pm Dubai defeated UAE 14-9
5pm Enigma defeated Talandracas 12-9
Sat July 5
3pm Black Bears defeated HB Polo 14-13 for the Cooch Behar Cup
5pm King Power defeated El Rosario 14-10
Sun July 6
3pm Halcyon Gallery defeated EFG Bank Aravali 10-6 for the Argentine Ambassador's Cup
Mon July 7
2:30pm Dubai defeated Zacara 14-8
Tues July 8
12:30 Black Bears defeated El Rosario 10-9
3pm King Power defeated HB Polo 14-10
Wed July 9
12pm Halcyon Gallery defeated UAE 12-8
2pm Enigma defeated Lucchese 8-4
5pm El Remanso defeated Talandracas 14-9
Thurs July 10
11am Penalty Shootout
Sat July 12 - Quarterfinals:
12pm Lucchese defeated Black Bears 10-9 for the Milland Cup
3pm King Power defeated Enigma 11-9
Sun July 13 - Quarterfinals:
12pm Halcyon Gallery defeated Zacara 10-9 for the Centenary Cup
3pm Dubai defeated UAE Polo 11-10
Subsidiary Finals July 12-15
Saturday July 12 at 10am:
Sunday July 13 at 10:30am:
Tues July 15th:
Wed July 16 Semifinals
12pm: Dubai Polo defeated Halcyon Gallery 9-8 for the Ellerston Cup
4pm: King Power defeated Lucchese 14-10 for the Tramontana Cup
Sunday July 20, 2014
3pm Final for the 2014 Veuve Clicquot
Teams entered in the 2014 Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open:
EFG Bank Aravali