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LA DOLFINA WINS THE 116th ARGENTINE OPEN

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Winners of the 116th Argentine Open, 12 December 2009

In an exciting encounter between the two highest rated teams in the Open, the older experience of La Dolfina saw them just beating the younger Ellerstina by one goal in extra time.

The Federation if International Polo website summarises the results:
La Dolfina defeated Ellerstina 17 to 16 goals to win the title for the fifth time and this year, in a historic encounter of 40 vs 40 goals.
Mariano Aguerre scored the winning golden goal in extra time.
Pablo MacDonough was named MVP, Adolfo Cambiaso received a prize for the Top Scorer and his mare, Dolfina Cuartetera was awarded the Lady Susan Townley Cup for the Best Playing Pony.

Saturday 14 Novemeber          
  Ellerstina 20 vs 15 Algeria
  Pilara 16 vs 15 Indios Chapaleufu
Saturday 15 November          
  La Dolfina 21 vs 15 El Paraiso
  La Aguada 13 vs   9 Chapa Uno
Saturday 27 November          
  La Aguada 17 vs   8 El Paraiso
  La Dolfina 15 vs 14 Chapa Uno
Wednesday 2 December          
  Pilara 17 vs 14 Algeria
  Ellerstina 13 vs 14 Indios Chapaleufu II
Saturday 5 December          
  El Paraiso 13 vs 12 Chapa Uno
Sunday 6 December          
  Indios Chapaleufu II 15 vs 14 Algeria
  Ellerstina 15 vs 13 Pilara
Monday 7 December          
  La Dolfina 18 vs 13 La Aguada
FINAL          
Saturday 12 Decemeber Ellerstina 16 vs 17 La Dolfina

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