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Wed 22nd May 2024

UAE Polo Secure Trippett’s Challenge

13-12 win against Ferne Park

UAE Polo narrowly defeated Ferne Park 13-12 to claim The Trippett’s Challenge in a thrilling Final on Monday 20 May at Cowdray Park Polo Club. 

UAE Polo started strong, securing a 3-1 lead in the first chukka. However, Ferne Park dominated the next two chukkas, scoring enough goals to take a significant lead. After half-time, UAE Polo regained momentum and reclaimed the lead at 10-9. Ferne Park persisted, equalising at 11-11, but in a fiercely contested sixth chukka, UAE Polo edged ahead to secure the victory and take the title home. Lovelocks Sumatra (Padrino x Java), owned by Pelon Stirling and played by Marcos Araya, was chosen as the Best Playing Pony.

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The Trippett’s Challenge Final Teams:

UAE Polo (22): H.H. Brigitte Boher (0), Lukin Monteverde (7), Teodoro Lacau (7) & Tomas Beresford (8)

Ferne Park (22): Jonathan Rothermere (0), Cristian Laprida (7), Joaquin Pittaluga (7) & Pelon Stirling (8) 


Photograph: UAE Polo, winners of The Trippett’s Challenge. By Mark Beaumont Photography

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