George Herman “Sweater” McGinnis, Blueface, Grey

Repost The articles below are good study on the most popular bloodlines of today from a history perspective. I have not created a pedigree table yet like most of the past articles on “Cockfighters and Breeds” category. I want everyone to read and digest all the words written. And not just look at the pedigree…

Carol NeSmith, Sweater

Repost – Gameness til the End Sweater Strain By Carol NeSmith, Blackwater Farms, Alabama While complying with the request of my friends in the Philippines, Mexico and here at home, I would like to give some history of the Sweater strain of gamefowl since they came into my possession. The story starts about 49 years…

Walter Kelso, Left Out, Out and Out, Broke Wing

Repost -Gameness til the End The Out and Out Kelso Family By Lou Elliott November 1974 Walter A. Kelso, who died in 1964, fought his cocks under the entry name of Oleander – a type of flowering shrub that grows profusely in the semi-tropical climate of his home on Galveston Island, Texas. In the heyday…

Cockfighting – Sports and Lifestyle

Cockfighting is a sports enjoyed by good honest men (masses and elites alike) from all over the world from pre-historic times, early ages, middle ages, industrial ages, and contemporary times. Historic figures in cockfighting includes Alexander the Great, Themistocles, Julius Ceasar, Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, James I, William the 6th Earl of Derby, Charles II,…