Dubai Cup: Habtoor win title
Great end of season for the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series
April 8, 2017
By Gonzalo Etcheverry
Habtoor Polo won the Dubai Cup, the last tournament of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2017, after defeating Mahra by 8.5 goals to 8 in a great final at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.
Patron Mohammed Al Habtoor's team played a great match against a very tough opponent to claim the last Cup of an amazing season. Both teams fought hard throughout the match, but Habtoor Polo showed solid team play to hold the talented Mahra players back and claim the well deserved victory.
Habtoor Al Habtoor (Habtoor Polo) was the MVP of the final and Bochinche, owned by Nicolás Pieres and played by Santiago Gómez Romero in the first and fourth chukka, was named Best Playing Pony.
Prior to the final, Dr. A-Bangash claimed the Subsidiary Cup after defeating Wolves 10-5.
Dr. A-Bangash: 4-1/ 7-3/ 9-4/ 10-5.
Habtoor Polo: 1.5-2/ 4.5-4/ 6.5-6/ 8.5-8.
Today’s finals marked the end of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2017; UAE Polo won the McLaren Cup, Mahra claimed the Masters Cup, Zedan Polo were named Gold Cup champions, Bin Drai took home the Challenge Cup and Habtoor Polo won the Dubai Cup.