Venezuela 26-goal Gold Cup opens with a 7-5 win for Caracas
By Alex Webbe
Three 25-goal teams got the high-goal Gold Cup started on Wednesday, September
18 with Caracas Polo (Victor Vargas, Toto Collardin, Juan Brane and Pablo Jauretche)
scoring a 7-5 win over Tucacas (Facundo Castagnola, Santiago Cernadas, Toto Urturi
and Marcelo Frayssinet).
Caracas Polo registered a fall season opening win in the Torneo de Polo Ernesto
Vogeler Mendoza. Caracas Polo team captain Victor Vargas and is trying to run the
table as they scored an opening round win in the club’s 26-goal Gold Cup and have
already chalked up a win in the 26-goal Gold Cup.
Tournament play continues on Monday, September 23 when Agualinda (Sebastian
Harriot, Agustin Canale, Martin Espain and Juan Harriot) faces Tucacas.
Tucacas will then have to bounce back to face Caracas Polo on Wednesday,
September 25. The finals are slated to be played on Wednesday, October 2.
One of the most ambitious polo seasons in Venezuelan polo history, the Caracas Polo
Club staged three high-goal polo tournaments in May and have offered a second fall
season with three high-goal tournaments in September and October.