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National Amateur Cup

National Amateur Cup

Tournament History

The National Amateur Cup played at the 4-goal is national USPA tournament. Established in 2004, the National Amateur Cup was competed for annually at Lexington Polo Association (Lexington, Kentucky) until 2015 when it took a brief hiatus between 2016-2018. The tournament was resurrected in 2019 and hosted at Empire Polo Club (Indio, California) for the first time. Hanalei Bay (Krista Bonaguidi, Joe Coors, Ignacio Saracco, Luis Saracco) claimed the title, defeating Evergreen (Tom Sprung, Quinn Evans, Carlitos Galindo, Taylor Freeman) 8-4. Hanalei Bay's Krista Bonaguidi returns this year to defend the title joined by new teammates Alejandro Gonzalez, Taylor Freeman and Ryan Kerley. Five teams total will compete for the 2020 trophy.

2019 National Amateur Cup Champions: Hanalei Bay - Luis Saracco, Ignacio Saracco, Joe Coors, Krista Bonaguidi. ©Jim Bremner

National Amateur Cup Tournament Format

The two teams with the best win/loss record will move on to the final. Ties will be broken by a one-man shootout .

National Amateur Cup

Teams and Rosters

Bracket I

Bracket II

Bracket III

Bracket IV

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Granite Bay/Archangel (2-1)

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Eric Hammon
Outdoor: 0
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Ashton Wolf
Outdoor: 3
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German Coppel
Outdoor: 0
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Alonso Andrade
Outdoor: 1

Hanalei Bay (4-1)

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Krista Bonaguidi
Outdoor: -1
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Alejandro Gonzalez
Outdoor: 3
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Taylor Freeman
Outdoor: 2
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Ryan Kerley
Outdoor: -.5

Lockton (1-3)

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Tim Kelly
Outdoor: 0
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Luis Saracco
Outdoor: 3
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Chino Payan
Outdoor: .5
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Audry Persano
Outdoor: .5

Grande Prairie Buffaloes (0-4)

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Ross Adam
Outdoor: 0
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Joe Henderson
Outdoor: 3
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Cheryl Schindel
Outdoor: -.5
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Garret Smith
Outdoor: 1.5

Zahedi Chogan (4-1)

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Sy Zahedi
Outdoor: -1
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Francisco Guinazu
Outdoor: 3
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Dayelle Fargey
Outdoor: 1.5
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Meghan Gracida
Outdoor: 0

National Amateur Cup

Tournament Games

Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

January 30

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Granite Bay/Archangel logo

Granite Bay/Archangel (2-1)

8

Grande Prairie Buffaloes logo

Grande Prairie Buffaloes (0-4)

5

January 30

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Zahedi Chogan logo

Zahedi Chogan (4-1)

10.5

Lockton logo

Lockton (1-3)

8

Saturday, Feb 1, 2020

February 01

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Zahedi Chogan logo

Zahedi Chogan (4-1)

9.5

Grande Prairie Buffaloes logo

Grande Prairie Buffaloes (0-4)

6

February 01

Final OT

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Hanalei Bay logo

Hanalei Bay (4-1)

8

Lockton logo

Lockton (1-3)

7

Sunday, Feb 2, 2020

February 02

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Zahedi Chogan logo

Zahedi Chogan (4-1)

9.5

Granite Bay logo

Granite Bay (0-1)

5

February 02

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Hanalei Bay logo

Hanalei Bay (4-1)

10

Grande Prairie Buffaloes logo

Grande Prairie Buffaloes (0-4)

5

Thursday, Feb 6, 2020

February 06

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Grande Prairie Buffaloes logo

Grande Prairie Buffaloes (0-4)

5

Lockton logo

Lockton (1-3)

6

February 06

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Hanalei Bay logo

Hanalei Bay (4-1)

9

Granite Bay/Archangel logo

Granite Bay/Archangel (2-1)

5

Saturday, Feb 8, 2020

February 08

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Hanalei Bay logo

Hanalei Bay (4-1)

6

Zahedi Chogan logo

Zahedi Chogan (4-1)

9.5

February 08

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Granite Bay/Archangel logo

Granite Bay/Archangel (2-1)

8

Lockton logo

Lockton (1-3)

4

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020

February 09

Final

NATIONAL AMATEUR CUP

Zahedi Chogan logo

Zahedi Chogan (4-1)

11.5

Hanalei Bay logo

Hanalei Bay (4-1)

13

National Amateur Cup

Empire Polo Club

Enjoy a five-star polo playing experience at the beautiful Empire Polo Club, located in Indio, California. Fun parties, affordable polo, immaculate fields and a world-class equestrian facility make Empire Polo Club the perfect winter destination for polo players and their families. Boasting 13 grass polo fields, a regulation-sized polo arena, two exercise tracks, both polo and hunter/jumper stabling, the Tack Room Tavern Restaurant and the Date Shed Night Club—Empire Polo Club has something for everyone.

Empire Polo Club’s winter season begins in December with pre-season weekend tournaments. The main season starts in January and continues through the first weekend in April and offers 1-goal, 4-goal and 8-goal leagues. Polo games are open to the public and spectators are invited to attend. Sunday Polo kicks off with Opening Day and Hat Day in early January, with weekly featured matches at 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Tailgating and general admission are free with a $20.00 parking fee. VIP seating is also available for an additional fee.

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81-800 Ave 51
Indio, CA 92201
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