UAE Polo beat Mahra to win Julius Baer Gold final

Sport360 staff 09:28 14/03/2016
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Royal touch: HH Sheikha Maitha (r) and her team won the Julius Baer trophy.

With HH Sheikha Maitha as their patron and player, UAE Polo beat Mahra 10 goals to seven at the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club to win the prestigious polo trophy.

UAE Polo displayed their intentions from the beginning of the match. Lucas Monteverde led his team from the back and teenager Jack Hyde scored with each opportunity they had.

With seven minutes to go, UAE Polo had taken a five-goal lead.

In the last chukker, Mahra battled hard to get back in the game, but Sheikha Maitha’s team resisted well and gave away just two goals.

Monteverde was the MVP of the Julius Gold Cup final and Asesora, the mare of Jack Hyde, was the Best Playing Pony.

The Argentine Breeders Polo Ponies Association also awarded Dolfina Divina, which was played by Monteverde.

Julius Baer Team by Habtoor Polo were winners of The Bentley Cup final after defeating Abu Dhabi in the final by eight goals to seven.

Dubai Polo Gold Cup, an 18-goal handicap event, is now the highest handicap tournament in the UAE.

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