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Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2015 (Dubai Open) 18 Goal Handicap

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Desert Palm II and Ghantoot will play The McLaren Cup 2015 final

Desert Palm II and Ghantoot qualified to the Mc Laren Cup final after winning today ́s matches at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.

Desert Palm II and Bin Drai played a great match. With high level of polo and a continuous come and go.
The first half was for Bin Drai but in the last two chukkas Desert Palm II, a foursome that knows how to come back into the game, put a lot of pressure on his rival and achieved to tie the game in the last minute.
In the last ball of the match, Desert Palm II had a 60 yard penalty that Diego Cavanagh turned to goal for the 7-6 victory and the first ticket to the McLaren Cup final.

 

Ghantoot vs Zedan by Gonzalo Etcheverry-DPGC2015

Ghantoot vs Zedan by Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC 2015

 

The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2015 (Dubai Open) Enters its Sixth Year

The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series (Dubai Open) is held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, who has supported the tournament since inception. The Dubai Open, now in its sixth year, is considered one of the most important and prestigious polo events in the region.

 

“The Dubai Gold Cup Series gets better and better each year. In a short space of time, The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series has become the highest handicapped tournament in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The tournament, which started off as a 10-12 goal handicap in 2010, to a 16 goal handicap in 2014, has now increased even further to an 18 goal handicap this year. This shows that Dubai is now firmly on the world map as a polo destination.”

Mohammed Al Habtoor, Founder of the tournament

 

Matías Torres Zavaleta-Desert Palm 2 by Gonzalo Etcheverry-DPGC2015

Matías Torres Zavaleta by Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC 2015

 

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