Mayor JB Bernos who won 4 out of 4 during last Tuesday’s Day-2 of the ongoing 2009 World Slasher Cup 8-Cock Invitational Derby via his entries Island Red and Bulldog, leads the second batch of semifinalists in today’s continuation of the prestigious Araneta Coliseum blockbuster set to kick off at 2:00 p.m.
“We’ll see who gets to join and complete the list of finalists”, Araneta Center’s COO Manny Atacador declared.
Newspaper executive and Thunderbird Power Feed star Rey Briones with Butch Pichay (Pitchay Spartans I & II and White Spartans) also made his presence felt scoring four victories in six matches, while respected breeder Boyet Plaza of Agusan del Sur registered 2 points in one entry and 1.5 points in another. Both are among the top favorites in today’s 85-fight tussle.
Hosted by the Pintakasi of Champions, the 5-day 207-entry competition of the finest breeds of fightingcocks in the world is sponsored by Thunderbird Bexan XP and Thunderbird Platinum. Derby fans can watch the derby for free just by submitting one empty pack each of Bexan & Platinum at the Big Dome’s Red Gate.
Also undefeated with two wins apiece are Thunderbird IV (Nene Araneta AJM – I (A. Mangubat), Longshore Chief (Celso Evangelista), Vice Ian Sublimity (D. Halili), EM Summit JH-MI (Edmund Yasay), EYB Sabong Sports (Elmer Baccud/Ampil Bros.), S-M-L-XL (Gerry Ramos), Binangonan T. Bird (Gov. Ito Ynares), Cucamonga (J. Torres/C. Bautista), Zabong Balck Cobra II (JV Magsaysay), Kristina Tete (Kano Daniel), MJRG (Noli Gabon), Gold Quest Champions (Osang dela Cruz), Spolied Sa Amo (R. Costales), Artnis Master LC (Raymond Velayo), R. Renegade (Rene Medina), Rian Octagon Oliver WORR (Ricki Reyes/Wilson Ong, TMP Junlip (Tady Palma), JPE Thunderbee Riverview (Art de Castro), EL Peligroso (Bagay Bros.) and Thunderbird star defending Slasher champ Cito Alberto.