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PHILIPPINES: ABOUT ONE HUNDRED COCKS FIGHT FOR TOP PRIZE AT 2005 COCKFIGHTING WORLD SLASHER INVITATIONAL DERBY

About one hundred cocks fight for the top prize at the 2005 Cockfighting World Slasher Invitational derby in Manila. The World Slasher Cup, regarded by many as the cockfighting world championships, draws competitors to the Philippines twice a year from around the globe. Many aficionados come to Manila from the United States, where cockfights are illegal in all but three states. Cockfighting is popular elsewhere in Southeast Asia, in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. As many as 10,000 fa...

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Category:Lifestyle
Reference:1253/05
Tape:10363
Timecode:09:11:21:00 - 09:13:45:01
Duration:00:02:24:01
Sound:NATURAL WITH ENGLISH AND FILIPINO SPEECH
Copyright:GRAPHIC
Feed:Life
Syndication:JANUARY 25, 2005
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Subset:Reuters Television
Source:REUTERS -EDIT L291, LIFE 1, JANUARY 25, 2005 (REUTTV)
TapeTimecode:09.11.21 - 09.13.40
OriginalDate:JANUARY 22, 2005
Location:MANILA, PHILIPPINES
ColourBW:COLOUR
TapeDuration:2.22
Country:Philippines
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(L!1) MANILA, PHILIPPINES (JANUARY 22, 2005) (REUTERS) WIDESHOT OF COCKFIGHTING ARENA VARIOUS OF BOOKIES CALLING FOR BETS BILLBOARD THAT READS "2005 WORLD SLASHER CUP 8-COCK DERBY" TWO TRAINERS RELEASING THEIR COCKS FOR A FIGHT CUTAWAY TO AUDIENCE COCKS FIGHTING AMERICAN COCKFIGHT FAN WINNING COCK PECKS ON LOSING COCK BETTORS GIVING MONEY BETTOR COUNTING HIS MONEY (SOUNDBITE) (English) AMERICAN COCKFIGHTING AFICIONADO JOE SANFORD SAYING: "Different people have different views on things. That's the only way you can look at that. They kill many many chickens to eat and a lot worse death than what these are getting. These roosters are well-taken cared of and they're bred to do this anyway." JOE SANFORD RELEASING HIS ROOSTER TO VARIOUS OF COCK HANDLER CLEANING WOUND OF ROOSTER (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) COCK HANDLER JAIME MATIGNAS SAYING: "This is just a way to earn a living. To survive. There are a lot of handlers who earn from these fights and instead of stealing, I would rathe...

(L!1) MANILA, PHILIPPINES (JANUARY 22, 2005) (REUTERS) WIDESHOT OF COCKFIGHTING ARENA VARIOUS OF BOOKIES CALLING FOR BETS BILLBOARD THAT READS "2005 WORLD SLASHER CUP 8-COCK DERBY" TWO TRAINERS RELEASING THEIR COCKS FOR A FIGHT CUTAWAY TO AUDIENCE COCKS FIGHTING AMERICAN COCKFIGHT FAN WINNING COCK PECKS ON LOSING COCK BETTORS GIVING MONEY BETTOR COUNTING HIS MONEY (SOUNDBITE) (English) AMERICAN COCKFIGHTING AFICIONADO JOE SANFORD SAYING: "Different people have different views on things. That's the only way you can look at that. They kill many many chickens to eat and a lot worse death than what these are getting. These roosters are well-taken cared of and they're bred to do this anyway." JOE SANFORD RELEASING HIS ROOSTER TO VARIOUS OF COCK HANDLER CLEANING WOUND OF ROOSTER (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) COCK HANDLER JAIME MATIGNAS SAYING: "This is just a way to earn a living. To survive. There are a lot of handlers who earn from these fights and instead of stealing, I would rather do this, because this is a decent way to earn a living." WIDESHOT OF COCK HANDLERS TREATING WOUNDED ROOSTERS COCKFIGHTING FANS WAVING THEIR HANDS VARIOUS COCKS FIGHTING IN ARENA (2.19)

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