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14 October 2017 | Argentina
On the 6th of October, held across four different venues, the first day of the 124th Hurlingham Open Championship featured four matches.
On the 6th of October, held across four different venues, the first day of the 124th Hurlingham Open Championship featured four matches. The first match, held at the Jockey Club in San Isidiro, was between the first two Zone A teams, namely La Aguada Las Monjitas And La Esquina LM Navarro Correas. After an intense game, the first match ended with La Aguada Las Monjitas winning with a score of 12-7, while the score progression of 2-2, 3-3, 5-4, 6-5, 7-5, 9-6 and 12-7.
The next match, again between Zone A teams, was held at La Ensenada, Lujan between CriaYatay and LD La Dolfina Polo Ranch. The started with La Dolfina dominating the match, but as it progressed the tables turned, with CriaYatay riding to victory with a tight score of 11-7. The score progression for the match went as follows0-4, 2-4, 4-6, 6-6, 8-7, 11-7 and 11-10.
The remaining two matches of Day 1 were between Zone B teams, with the first of the two being held at La Dolfina, Canuelas between La Irenita and La Albertina, the latter of which,despite giving their opponent a run for the money, could not succeed at winning. La Irenite emerged victoriouswith a score progression of 1-2, 1-2, 3-2, 4-4, 6-5, 7-6, 9-9 and 10-9.
The second Zone B match was hosted by the Hurlingham Club and the match was between Alegria Land Rover &Chapaleufu. The match was won by Alegria with a score progression of 3-0, 6-0, 7-3, 9-5, 11-8, 13-9 and 15-9.
Day two had another 4 matches scheduled, all held at the AAP headquarters in Pilar. The first two were between Zone A teams: Ellerstina Johor vs LD La Dolfino Polo Ranch & LA Aguada La Monjitas vs CriaYatay. The first match saw Ellerstina defeating La Dolfina Polo Ranch with a score progression of 1-0, 5-1, 7-2, 10-3, 12-3, 17-4 and 19-7. While then second match, between La Aguada La Monjitas and CriaYatay, had La Aguada Las Monjitas emerging as winners securing a progression of 2-0, 4-2, 5-4, 6-5, 8-8, 8-10, 10-10 and 11-10.
The Zone B matches scheduled for the second day, Tuesday, 10 October 2017, were between LaDolfinaSancorSerguros and La Albertina Abu Dhabi and between Alegria Land Rover and La Irenita. The match between LA DolfinaSancorSerguros& La Albertina Abu Dhabi had the former of the two winning with a score progression of 2-0, 4-0, 6-3, 9-3, 9-5, 9-5 and 10-6. In the second Zone B match, LA Aguada Las Monjitas defeated CriaYatay securing a score progression of 2-0, 4-2, 5-4, 6-5, 8-8, 8-10, 10-10 and 11-10.
The Hurlingham Open shall resume on Saturday, October 14, with scheduled matches between LA Aguada Las Monjitas& La Dolfina Polo Ranch, between Alegria& LA Albertina, between Ellerstina& La Esquina Los Machitos and between La DolfinaSancorSerguros and Chapaleufu.