Last updated: 09:56 / Friday, 1 March 2013
Two day event

Merida Real Estate Polo Team Takes First Place Trophy in Sixth Yucatan Polo Open

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Merida Real Estate Polo Team Takes First Place Trophy in Sixth Yucatan Polo Open

Mexico International's polo team made a huge tournament win against difficult odds. The Merida Real Estate Polo Team takes First Place Trophy in Sixth Yucatan Polo Open. The underdog team, featuring several young players whom had never played in a tournament, galloped the pants off Telcel to walk away with the tournament's 1st place trophy by the team of captain Jorge Moscoso, Ignacion Estrada, Colm Cooney, Andy Ristau and Connor Degraff. 

The Yucatan Polo Club hosted the exciting weekend action and equestrian events:

  • The 6th Yucatan Polo Open. Featuring 4 teams playing in a 0-1 goal handicap tournament, sanctioned by the Federacion Mexicana de Polo, was played upon the new grass field.
  • The 2nd Komchen Jumping Classic, hosted by the Hipico Sureste, featured 47 jumpers from the Mexican states of Campeche, Tabasco, Veracruz, Quintana Roo and Yucatan.

Twenty polo players and referees from Mexico, the UK, Ireland, USA, Germany and Switzerland participated in the 6th Yucatan Polo Open.  Attendance to the 2-day event was estimated at 1200-1300 people.

The Polo Club's next event – The Hennessy Cup, will be on the 9th & 10th of March. A 1st class Food and Wine Festival - featuring Merida's finest restaurants - will be featured at the event.

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