The much-awaited finale of the 2016 Pampanga 5-Stag Derby gets underway on Thursday (October 20) at the New Mabuhay Cockpit Arena in Telabastagan, San Fernando City, Pampanga.
A trophy and the top prize of P500,000 await the grand champion while the next four finishers will get P100,000 each. The top handler will receive P30,000 while the winning gaffer will take home P10,000. Entries that can score five straight wins will also get P100,000 each.
Meanwhile, the elimination round of the NGBA 10-Stag Derby continues at the Guanzon Cockpit Arena in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. Winners will advance to the semifinals set on October 23 at the same venue.
Also on schedule are the 3-stag elimination at Sta. Monica Cockpit Arena in Novaliches, Quezon City; a hackfight at the New Antipolo Coliseum from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and the 2 hits ulutan at the Frisco Sports Complex in Talisay, Camarines Norte from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.