Tan, Romero are the best in Philippine Homing Pigeon Association Alcala leg

November 09, 2018

ALCALA, Cagayan –  The Philippine Homing Pigeon Association (PHA) North Young and Old Birds Series continued with the fourth leg last Nov. 4 with Victor Tan and Emilio Romero winning in their respective categories.

Tan and PHA-18-1802813 – a blue check hen out of Janssen/Stichelbaut X Oscar/Mo Band bloodline – made a speed of 1,237.198  meter per minute to rule the Young Birds category

Tuguegarao leg winner Charlie Chen and Rey So finished second and third, respectively.

Chen and PHA-18-180566 – a blue check cock out of Victor Tan Line – took second place with a speed of 1,234.906  meter per minute, while So and PHA-18-1801532 – a blue bar hen out of De Raw Sablon origin – clinched third place with a speed of 1,234.241  meter per minute.

Also making it are Rey So, fourth place; Victor Tan, fifth place; Rey So, sixth place; Rey So,  seventh place; Justeen Garcia,  eighth place; Rey So, ninth place; and  Benito Go Que, 10th place.

In the Old Birds category, Romero and  PHA-18-3807313 – a blue check cock out of  Koopman X Crack 52  bloodline – grabbed first place with a speed of  1,231.510 meter per minute.

Victor Tan and PHA-18-1858901 —  a  blue bar white flight cock out of De Ricky Walter Line —  timed 1,216.190  meter per minute for second place.

Paquito Ngo and PHA-18-2812850 – a blue bar hen out of Van Den Broucke X Aarden – clocked 1,197.190  meter per minute for third place.

Joining them are Teddy & Biboy,Paul Ung,  Pquito Ngo, Teddy & Biboy,  Blue Sky Loft, Solomon Solano and Rudy Medina.

In his report to PHA president Jaime “Jimi” Lim,  racing chairman Nelson Chua said a total of 678 birds out of   960 birds from 81 lofts were clocked in the Young Birds series; and  146 birds out of 219 birds from 40 lofts were clocked in the Old Birds class.                  

The birds were released at about 6:15 a.m. last Nov. 4  for an approximately total distance of 380 kilometers.         

The other previous winners in the PHA North are:

First leg, Munoz, Oct. 14  — Joel de los Reyes  (Young Birds) and Jaime “Jimi” Lim (Old Birds).

Second leg, Sta. Maria, Oct. 21  — Jeg Ambrosio (Young Birds) and Henry Tan (Old Birds).

Third leg,  Tuguegarao, Oct. 28 —  Charlie Chen (Young Birds) and Benito Go Que (Old Birds).