The British Open Polo Championship for the Cowdray Gold Cup 2022
The British Open Polo Championship for the Cowdray Gold Cup, 22 goles hc, commences, Tuesday 21st June, at Cowdray Park, the home of British Polo.
Over 30 high octane matches will take place over the four-
The tournament is regarded as one of the top three polo competitions in the world, alongside the US, the Argentine Opens and the Sotogrande Gold Cup, and features all the international stars of the game, both players and ponies.
Chris Bethell, Cowdray Park’s Polo Manager commented: “‘We are excited to have fourteen strong teams competing in this year’s tournament including two new entries. We look forward to welcoming patrons, players, and spectators to the home of British polo to be part of one of the most coveted international tournaments in the sport.”
Several trophies and cups will be up for grabs throughout the competition including The Midhurst Town Cup which makes for the feature match on this much-
As part of the tournament celebrations, the Club will host the inaugural No.3 Gin & Jazz Evening on Friday 15th July and Ibiza Night will be held once again on Saturday 16th July. The Cowdray Gold Cup Final attracts thousands of spectators annually who flock to the prestigious ‘Lawns’ polo grounds in West Sussex.
Visitors can expect to enjoy world class polo with all the usual entertainment around the field, including live music, bars, street food and luxury shopping.
The Club is proud to be supported by its Official Partners.
Longstanding sponsors, EFG Private Bank, return as Official Banking Partner and sponsors of the EFG Lawns Enclosure and U.S. Polo Assn enter their second year as Official Apparel Partner. The American lifestyle brand will be kitting out match staff and officials throughout the tournament and they have also produced an exclusive USPA x Cowdray Park collection which will be available for purchase at the Semis and the Final. On these two key event dates, Nyetimber, Official Sparkling Wine Partner, will be served from their beautiful routemaster bus, and the Club also welcomes No.3 Gin, expertly curated by Berry Bros. and Rudd, as Official Gin Partner who will be offering a special selection of cocktails from their show piece bar.
For a third year, the Club has collaborated with Polo Cam and InPlayer, the world’s leading pay per view subscription solution, to bring the best polo the UK has to offer to fans unable to attend the games. All Gold Cup matches will be live streamed via Cowdray TV with thousands of viewers tuning in from all over the world.
will take part in the 2022 tournament which will see some of the top international players in action.
Three of the best players in the world, Adolfo Cambiaso, Facundo Pieres and Hilario Ulloa, all 10-
Cambiaso’s son ‘Poroto’, already an impressive 8-
A promising number of English professionals will feature in this year’s tournament including Tommy Beresford (7 goals) who will be playing again for Her Highness Sheikha Maitha, UAE, alongside young Lucas Monteverde (6 goals) and Bartolome Castagnola (9 goals).
Former England Captain, James Beim (7 goals) will play with American Dillon Bacon for his team Great Oaks LL. Fresh from their victory in the Cartier Queen’s Cup a couple of weeks ago with teammates Juan Martin Nero (9 goals) and young rising star 6-
Having played a key role in Thai Polo NP’s victory in 2021, homegrown 7-
Aside from retaining English 5-
Mark Tomlinson will join Siri Evjemo-
Alessandro Bazzoni brings his
French patron, Edouard Carmignac, who makes his impressive eighteenth appearance in the Cowdray Gold Cup with his team
Also flying the French flag will be Corinne Ricard, one of two female patrons competing in this year’s tournament with her team, Murus Sanctus. She will be joined by longstanding teammate, Facundo Sola (8 goals) and Marcos Araya and Alfredo Cappella, playing off 6 goals and 8 goals respectively.
Andrey Borodin will field two Park Place teams this year. Borodin, who is currently side-
The second team,
Two teams make their Gold Cup debuts !! .
Alejandro Aznar will enter his team,
The other newcomer is Charlie Wooldridge’s
The opening game
was played 21.7.2022 at 12pm between UAE and King Power for the Carlos Gracida Memorial Trophy which was commissioned in memory of the legendary 10-
Sheika Maitha ran the ball across the line in the final minutes to secure the 10-
Scone Polo and Monterosso met in the second match of the day, needing overtime to determine the victor.
Converting a penalty with 30 seconds remaining, Poroto Cambiaso sent the game into overtime, where he added his ninth penalty goal on perfect 9 for 9 shooting to claim the 14-
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