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Wed 29th Jul 2020

HPA Mid-Season Handicap Changes

Raises for Castagnola & Cambiaso

Following the successes of the Castagnola and Cambiaso families in The King Power Gold Cup Final, it came as little surprise that in the days after the thrilling match, the Hurlingham Polo Association announced their Mid-Season Handicap Changes which saw raises for Adolfo ‘Poroto’ Cambiaso Jr to 5 goals and Barto Castagnola to 8 goals. 
The handicap raises were effective as of 28 July 2020 and created direct implications for the rest of the season, as cousins Barto and Poroto were due to play alongside each other for Bardon in The OUT-SOURCING Inc Royal Windsor at Guards Polo Club. This is also the second handicap raise of the year for Poroto. 
There were four other players who saw their handicaps raised:
Louis Hine from 1 to 2 goals
Alicia Woods from -1 to 0 goals
Catalina Lavinia from 3 to 4 goals (Women’s)
Robyn Evans from 3 to 4 goals (Women’s)
Photograph: Barto Castagnola & Adolfo ‘Poroto’ Cambiaso Jr have both seen their handciaps raised mid-season. By Mark Beaumont

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