Posted over 6 years ago Kris Kampsen Named As Polo Gear Challenge Cup’s MVP Kris Kampsen Named As Polo Gear Challenge Cup’s MVP Kris Kampsen was named the Most Valuable Player in the recently concluded Polo Gear Challenger’s Cup. Kampsen played twelve chukkers over twelve hours during the day of the tournament. His team, Palm Beach Polo won against Pony Express. Kris Kampsen filled in for Tommy Briddle who was hospitalized the day before the cup. It was a hard-fought physical battle between Palm Beach Polo (Glenn Straub, Brandon Phillips, Kris Kampsen, Carlos Gracida Jr.) and Pony Express (Justin Daniels, Pancho Eddy, Tomas Goti, and Bob Daniels). Pony Express kicked off with a 4-0 lead but Palm Beach Polo managed to tie the game at the second chukker. Goti scored a goal for Pony Express during the start of the third chukker, 5-4. Bob Daniels added a score. Goti goaled again before the chukker ends, 7-4. It was a fast and furious race with both teams scoring 8 in the fifth chukker. Goti scored to give a 9-8 advantage to Pony Express but Palm Beach Polo roared back behind Kampsen. Kampsen blocked Goti's attempt to score and tied the score, 9-9. Gracida's goal made the 10-9 advantage for Palm Beach Polo. Pony Express had two failed goal attempts while Phillips converted a penalty-two shot for an 11-9 lead. Goti scored a final goal 10 seconds left before the game ends. Tomás Goti´s mare took Best Playing Pony honors. Meanwhile, Polo Gear won the Subsidiary, after winning the round robin against Casablanca and Audi. The event was held at the Grand Champions Club, Wellington Fl. Wellington Fl is famous for its polo tournaments and equestrian properties. Come and join the thousands of Wellington polo fans! Call Nestor Gasset and Katerina Gasset today at 561-753-0135 to get started on your home search for your perfect Wellington Polo home.