Banbury Cross Polo Club held the 4th Annual Piper Cup 12-goal USPA sanctioned polo match on Aug. 19.

Margaret Luck, Mackenzie Canard, Jourdain Le Master, Virginia Canard, Mary Looney Alex Carr and Nick Hallmark of Doublewood Farm

Margaret Luck, Mackenzie Canard, Jourdain Le Master, Virginia Canard, Mary Looney Alex Carr and Nick Hallmark of Doublewood Farm

The Piper Cup was a huge success according to the host.
The Beverly Equestrian team won the 4th Annual Piper Cup. Riders for Beverly included Bill Ballhaus, Wyatt Harlow, Tolito Ocampo, and Martin Ravina.

The Color Guard.

The Color Guard.

Team Dragonfly competed against Beverly Equestrian for the title and trophy. The event trophy is designed in the likeness of a bull terrier which is the mascot of Banbury Cross Polo Club.

 Tolito Ocampo with Beverly Polo.

Tolito Ocampo with Beverly Polo.

Riders Andy Hernecky, Juan Ghirlanda, Martin Estrada and Tano Vial made up the Dragonfly team.

Sydney Pemberton keeping an eye on Captain Morgan one of their rescues.

equest Sydney Pemberton keeping an eye on Captain Morgan one of their rescues.

Polo at Banbury Cross continues for several more weeks to make up matches canceled due to weather.
Watch the website for updates.

Mary Munster and Bobby Dryer with their four-in-hand representing the Piedmont Driving Club.

Mary Munster and Bobby Dryer with their four-in-hand representing the Piedmont Driving Club.

 

Photos by Joanne Maisano

This article first appeared in the September 2018 Issue.