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La Dolfina takes first leg of Argentine Triple Crown

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: TORTUGAS OPEN (2016) – FINAL ♔♔♔     La Dolfina – 18 Adolfo Cambiaso (10), David Stirling (10), Pablo Mac Donough (10), Juan Martin Nero (10) Ellerstina – 12 Facundo Pieres (10), Gonzalo Pieres (10), Pablo Pieres (10), Nicolas Pieres (9) Defending champion La Dolfina Sancor Seguros did what they have done so many times before in Argentine Triple Crown tournaments, dashing a strong effort by archrival Ellerstina with a 18-12 victory

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La Dolfina takes 3rd consecutive Tortugas Open

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / 75° ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – FINAL ♔♔♔     La Dolfina – 11 Adolfo Cambiaso (10), David Stirling Jr. (10), Pablo Mac Donough (10), Juan Martin Nero (10) Ellerstina – 9 Pablo Pieres (10), Nicolas Pieres (9), Gonzalo Pieres Jr. (10), Facundo Pieres (10) Saturday’s performance by Adolfo Cambiaso in the final of the Tortugas Open – the first leg of Argentina’s Triple Crown of

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Ellerstina oust La Aguada in Tortugas Semis

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – SEMI-FINALS ♔♔♔     Ellerstina – 17 Pablo Pieres (10), Nicolas Pieres (9), Gonzalo Pieres Jr. (10), Facundo Pieres (10) La Aguada – 10 Agustín Merlos (8), Guillermo Terrera (8), Guillermo Caset (9), Ignacio N. Astrada (9) Ellerstina pounded La Aguada 17-10 on Sunday, to earn a slot in the Tortugas Open final against the 40-goal La Dolfina on Saturday, October

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La Dolfina deflate Alegría in Tortugas Semis

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – SEMI-FINALS ♔♔♔     La Dolfina – 18 Adolfo Cambiaso (10), David Stirling Jr. (10), Pablo Mac Donough (10), Juan Martin Nero (10) Alegría – 8 Cristian Laprida Jr. (8), Hilario Ulloa (9), Lucas Monteverde (9), Fred Mannix (9) The fact that La Dolfina beat Alegría in Saturday’s Tortugas Open play won’t come as a surprise to the polo community. The

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La Dolfina tears down Chapaleufú, 20-6

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – DAY 4 ♔♔♔     La Dolfina – 20 Adolfo Cambiaso (10), David Stirling Jr. (10), Pablo Mac Donough (10), Juan Martin Nero (10) Chapaleufú – 6 Alberto Heguy Jr. (8), Ignacio Heguy (9), Bautista Heguy (8), Eduardo Heguy (9) The 2014 defending Tortugas Open champion La Dolfina, scored four unanswered goals in the opening chukka of their first Tortugas Open

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Ellerstina overwhelm Las Monjitas, 20-12

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – DAY 3 ♔♔♔     Ellerstina – 20 Pablo Pieres (10), Nicolas Pieres (9), Gonzalo Pieres Jr. (10), Facundo Pieres (10) Las Monjitas – 12 Ignacio Toccalino (9), Sebastian Merlos (9), Eduardo N. Astrada Jr. (9), Alejandro N. Astrada (8) Las Monjitas played the 39-goal Ellerstina polo team evenly for the first two chukkas, of Sunday afternoon’s Tortugas Open match, but

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La Aguada edge Las Monjitas in OT

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – DAY 2 ♔♔♔     La Aguada – 11 (OT) Agustín Merlos (8), Guillermo Terrera (8), Guillermo Caset (9), Ignacio N. Astrada (9) Las Monjitas – 10 Ignacio Toccalino (9), Sebastian Merlos (9), Eduardo N. Astrada Jr. (9), Alejandro N. Astrada (8) La Aguada scored the winning goal in overtime to beat Las Monjitas 11-10 in the opening round of Zone

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Alegría defeat Chapaleufú, in Triple Corona opener

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: 108° COPA EMILIO DE ANCHORENA / ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) – DAY ONE ♔♔♔     Alegría – 15 Hilario Ulloa (9), Cristian Laprida (8), Lucas Monteverde (9), Frederick Mannix (9) Chapaleufú – 11 Alberto Heguy Jr. (8), Ignacio Heguy (9), Bautista Heguy (8), Eduardo Heguy (9) Alegria (Magoo Laprida, Hilario Ulloa, Lucas Monteverde and Fred Mannix) bounced back from their loss to Ellerstina in the Jockey Club final by racing past

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The first leg of the Argentine Triple Crown is set

ARGENTINE TRIPLE CROWN: ABIERTO DE TORTUGAS (2015) ♔♔♔     The first tournament of the Argentine Triple Crown, the Abierto de Tortugas (Tortugas Open), is set to begin September 29th. Defending champion and title favorite, La Dolfina, will be seeded in Zone A and will debut on Saturday, October 3th, when they will play the loser of match #1, between Alegría and Chapaleufú. La Dolfina will look to win their third straight Copa Emilio de

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