World Slasher Cup Semis Begins Today
The process of separating the men from the boys begins today when the semi-finals of the 273-entry 2011 World Slasher Cup 8-Cock Invitational Derby gets going at the Big Dome starting at ten in the morning today with 2010 WSC-II champion Ed Aparri & Atty. Art de Castro out for a back-to-back championship finish after breezing thru the Group A eliminations last Monday – Jan. 17.
The six-day bird war, regarded as the ‘Olympics of Cockfighting” is hosted by the Pinatakasi of Champions and co-presented by Bmeg with Thunderbird as major sponsor.
As expected the Thunderbird Sabongnation stars showed way as Boy Lechon posted 4 wins out of 4 matches (BL Farm with Rio Salceda and Manny L with Manny Licup). Also making their presence felt are Boy Marzo’s Gilmore crosses (BM Bulalayaw JDL) with Boyet Legazpi; Oliver W.N.R.-1 of Nestor Vendivil; Archlegan of Cebu Big Event champion Mayor Jesry Palmares; TLY Cebuwaii-1 Cobra San Lorenzo of Sonny Lagon, while Ormoc Gold breeder Bernie Tacoy scored 3 wins and 1 loss via his entries BGT/Roan Osprey and Ormoc Golden Dream combined with Jun Bacolod of Davao.
Also undefeated with 2 wins are Marvin Aces – Marvin Rillo; Las Casablanca – Ludy Lazarte; Sagupaan Winning Line and Sagupaan B-50 – Patrick Antonio; ADR EG-OJ Ruff Creek; Longscore Bobcon B. Gold – Celso Evangelista;; BAY PMan Jerico Bohol – Baba Yap; John & Kate II – Dr. Henry Fajardo; RAMM’s Onipaa – Mike Formosa; Maribrid – Butch Yabut & Din Cajulis; EYB Air Assault 68 at 25 – Edwin Baccud/Doc JBT/Ampil Bros.
Equally unscathed are MS Warrior-1 of James Uy with Mark & Joel Salazar; Uppercut Firebird – Dr. Jorge Goitia; El Gallo – Mario dela Cuesta/Jimmy Mariquit; Warrior’s Way – Mar Gatmaitan; Rian Ponirey WRN-BM 1 of Ricki Reyes; JU AS Sure Na Hehehe – James Uy & Allan Siaco; Thundebird IV – Nene Araneta & Ray Alexander; WRK Wallace Farm – SamuraiWill;; JM SAT CAT – Peping Cojuancgo and SSR Kaizen GTO – Jorge Torres.