The Maserati Gold Cup
A spectacular end to the 47th International Polo Tournament and Maserati Polo Tour 2018
La Indiana Polo Team won over Lechuza Caracas by 13 to 8 after a thrilling match and conclusion to The Maserati Gold Cup. The most prestigious of the three high handicap trophies to be awarded during the 47th International Polo Tournament in Sotogrande, held at the iconic Santa Maria Polo Club, of which Maserati is the Official Car. Facundo Pieres was awarded the best player and highest goal scorer trophies, while Azucar was named the best pony.
The 47th International Polo Tournament in Sotogrande, Spain is the third Grand Slam polo event of the year and is the last stage of the Maserati Polo Tour 2018 in collaboration with La Martina, after St Moritz in Switzerland and Beaufort in the UK. At the Santa Maria Polo Club in Sotogrande, the
Trident Marque has shown its renewed MY19 Range, featuring subtle upgrades and new content for both the Maserati saloons and the Levante SUV. Visitors to the Santa Maria Polo Club were able to test drive all the models in the MY19 range, accompanied by Maserati’s team of professional drivers: from the Ghibli executive saloon, to the Quattroporte flagship, as well as the first Maserati SUV, the Levante.
Maserati has a strong presence in Sotogrande, within the various facilities of the Santa Maria Polo Club, with a lounge, four VIP terraces and a Maserati Store, offering a selection of accessories, clothes and memorabilia of the iconic Italian car manufacturer. Spanish top model Nieves Alvarez arrived at the Santa Maria Polo Club in a Maserati Levante. Looking stunning in a gipsy-style dress by Italian brand Twin Set, wearing Bulgari jewels and accessories, and Acquazzura sandals, she said after the game: "I'm delighted to be here in Sotogrande again: this event is an unmissable fixture in the sports and social Summer calendar. It is a real privilege to hand over the Maserati Gold Cup to Facundo Pieres and team La Indiana after such a thrilling match."
Other than Nieves Alvarez, a host of celebrities watched the high octane tournament matches from the Maserati VIP terrace, including British polo legend Malcolm Borwick, soprano Ainhoa Arteta and former basketball player of the Spanish National Team Jose Miguel Antunez.