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Polo | Tournaments


JULIO NOVILLA ASTRADA CUP WON BY LAS MONJITAS



28TH OCTOBER | LA AGUADA POLO CLUB


The XIV Julio Novillo Astrada Cup resumed on Saturday, October 28 with two games at La Aguada Polo Club, in Open Door, four teams up to 22 goals that were in competition.


The XIV Julio Novillo Astrada Cup resumed on Saturday, October 28 with two games at La Aguada Polo Club, in Open Door, four teams up to 22 goals that were in competition. The win was marked effectively by Las Monjitas that beat La Ensenada by a 12-10 score and claimed the XIV Julio Novillo Astrada Cup presented by Rio Uruguay Segurus, the premier tournament of the 2017 HSBC Spring Season at La Aguada Polo Club.
Not only Camilo Bautista’s team has been playing Julio Novillo Astrada Cup since its inception back in 2004 but also is the third time winner in this competition. The first victory came in 2013 when they defeated Ste Mesme by 9-5, which repeated in 2014 with a 10-9 win over Los Cocos. Las Monjitas were the second line up to claim the tournament for two consecutive years, after El Cabure winners in 2011 and 2012. In addition Las Monjitas remain as the most winning team of the Julio Novillo Astrada Cup.
As per the team members Juan Martin Zubia was named MVP, the Fair Play Award went to Ernesto Gutierrez. Siempre Maravillosa ridden and owned by Eduardo Novillo Astrada Jr. and Bred Juan Pedro Harriet took BPP honors as the best Polo Argentine Polo Pony Breeders Association.
El- Milagro captured the subsidiary following a 10-8 win over Escorihuela Gascon. It was a grand victory again in the hands of the Las Monjitas claiming the Julio Novillo Astrada Cup to be marked upon the pages of history.