Published : Thursday, April 12, 2012 00:00
Article Views : 42
Written by : People's Tonight

THE winners and finishers of the first PHA McArthur National Race-Peter Yap Cup will be awarded on Saturday, April 14 at the Dragon Gate Seafood Restaurant, 1600 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City (in front of the Cultural Center of the Philippines).

The awarding ceremony will start at 7 p.m. with more than 30 racing pigeons from PHA members up for raffles.

This big event is being sponsored by Nutrena Feeds, Vet One, and Thunderbird. Entertainment will be the highlight of the awarding night.

Interested parties may get their tickets at 300 each (actual food cost is 500) from the PHA clubhouse or any of its affiliated combine race clubs.

The venue is limited to 800 persons only.

Rolly Sunga of SUPRA emerged as the champion in the PHA-McArthur Race Peter Yap Cup held last March 25.

Sunga’s winning entry — a blue bar cock out of Taiwan cross Janssen line bloodline with PHA11-9029608 — made a speed of 722.84 meter per minute to capture top honors in the prestigious, one-day event held in honor of Peter Yap.

Luis Chiu of PHA and Arvie Victorino of SRPC finished second and third, respectively.

Chiu’s blue cheque cock out of Van Den Broucke and Jan Aarden bloodline with PHA11-9025908 clinched runner-up honors with a speed of 718.27 meter

Victorino’s blue Cheque white cock out of Lix Ang bloodline and PHA11-9044093 came in third with a speed of 641.38 meter per minute.

Fourth place went to Aris Alcantara of SUPRA and his blue bar hen out of Janssen cross Taiwan bloodline and PHA11-9029765, which made a speed of 641.38 meter per minute.

In fifth place was Ricson Asilum of PHA and his pencil cock out of De Buijn bloodline with PHA 11-9025793, which made a speed of 641.38 meter per minute.

PHA president Jaime Lim said a total of seven birds out of 534 birds from 251 lofts were clocked.