Julius Baer Gold Cup: The big final
Julius Baer by Habtoor and Zedan will fight for the most important title of the Middle East
March 9, 2017
By Gonzalo Etcheverry
Julius Baer Team by Habtoor Polo and Zedan will play the much expected final of the Julius Baer Gold Cup, the most coveted trophy of the Middle East polo season, at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.
In a clash of the titans, Mohammed Al Habtoor's Julius Baer Team by Habtoor Polo will feature brand new 10 -goaler in Argentina, Nicolás Pieres, while Amr Zedan's foursome will showcase the 10-goaler skills of superstar Pablo Mac Donough.
So, Dubai will have the opportunity to watch somewhat another chapter of the saga La Dolfina vs. Ellerstina. Pablo MacDonough has won the Argentine Polo Open Championship, in the last four years with La Dolfina, and Nico Pieres is an outstanding member of Ellerstina with brothers Gonzalo Jr. and Facundo, and cousin Polito.
But it's not just polo at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. It will be a day full of entertainment, with several shows and attractions for all ages. Gates will open at 10am. There will be a flag parade, cheerleaders, bands, fashion shows for everybody to enjoy and have a great time.
The Julius Baer Gold Cup championship match will start at 3.15 pm. Previously, Mahra and Wolves will decide the Bentley Cup at 12,30pm.