BRUMBACK VS LUAT - 2009 DERBY BANKS
FINALS 1 & 2. This 150 minute doubleheader DVD features John Brumback and Rudolfo Luat in both matches. As the last two players in the event, Luat had a buy-back opportunity and used it after Brumback won the first match 3-2. In the second match, the momentum was too much for Luat and he only managed to win one game. David Maddux and Mark Wilson provide the expert insight.
BRUMBACK VS REYES - 2012 DERBY BANKS
FINALS. After working their way through a crowd of 352 contestants, two of the finest bank players in modern history faced off for 68 minutes. John Brumback, the defending champion, repeated his dominance by besting Efren Reyes 3 to zip. No problem for Reyes, though, as his second place finish helped him win his 5th Master of the Table award, truly amazing since he's only competed in the Derby six times. Bill Incardona and Danny D. report.
BRUMBACK-HOGUE-MATLOCK - 2005 DERBY BANKS
SEMI-FINALS, FINALS. In this 140 minute DVD you get two full matches. In the Semi-Finals, John Brumback scores a 3-2 win over Truman Hogue, who at one time was the most feared bank player around. In the exciting Finals match, David Matlock shows no leniency as he puts a lock on Brumback and takes down the crown 3 to 2. Tony Annigoni and Danny Diliberto opine.
BRUMBACK-PAGULAYAN-ALCANO - 2011 DERBY BANKS
FINALS. This DVD contains two great matches. In the first one, champion John Brumback beats Alex Pagulayan in 48 minutes to move on to the semi-finals where he loses to Ronnie Alcano. During that time, Alex exercises his buy-back option and comes around the corner to face Alcano in the finals. This all Filipino contest lasts 50 minutes with Pagulayan claiming the crown 3-1. Mark Wilson and Danny D. monitor the action.
BUSTAMANTE VS MURPHY - 2013 DERBY BANKS
Shannon Murphy was full of surprises this year; including this fine 85 minute match with Francisco Bustamante. Murphy, undefeated before this match, played great and took it to hill-hill before succumbing to the Filipino’s powerful game. Murphy moved on to the Semi-Finals and Bustamante when on to win his second “Master of the Table” crown. Mark Wilson and Bill Gibbs share insights.
HALL VS PAGULAYAN - 2012 SOUTHERN BANKS
FINALS. If you’re not a Bank Pool fan yet, this DVD could get the juices flowing. On the hill with Alex Pagulayan, it looked like it was all over for Justin Hall. But then he came up with an astonishing two-railer and that lead to him taking home the cash and the championship trophy. Mark Wilson and Jay Helfert discuss the shot and the entire 60 minute match.
MILLER-ROGERS-BRUMBACK - 2004 DERBY BANKS
SEMI-FINALS, FINAL 1, FINAL 2. In this exciting DVD you’ll see Jason Miller winning all three matches to take the Derby City Classic Bank Championship. In the Semi-Finals he ran a ten and a five in about ten minutes to steamroll ‘Piggy Bank’ Rogers 3-0. John Brumback puts up a fight, but loses the first Finals 3-2 and the second 3-1. This may be the best 107 minutes of Bank Pool you’ll ever see. Jay Helfert, Mark Wilson and Danny D. commentate.
MOORE VS REYES - 2007 DERBY BANKS
FINALS. This 84 minute match between Steve Moore and Efren Reyes shows exactly what a contender needs to do to upset a favored, veteran champion. Moore was focused to the extreme, hitting shots with precision and confidence and staying calm and composed throughout. He topped it off with an incredible shot to end it, taking the great Filipino down 3-2. Bill Incardona and Danny Diliberto deliver from the booth.
ORCULLO VS BUSTAMANTE - 2014 DERBY BANKS
FINALS. This all Filipino finals features Dennis Orcullo and Franciso Bustamante. It is a short, 52 minute match, but if you want to see a great player running on all cylinders, this is one to watch. Orcullo did just that, whipping the great Bustamante, the reigning “Master of the Table,” 3 to 1. Mark Wilson and Bill Gibbs provide the play by play.
PAGULAYAN VS WOODWARD - 2013 SOUTHERN BANKS
FINALS. Alex Pagulayan blistered through Richie Richeson in the preceding semi-finals, beating him 3 to zip. It this 60 minute finals match with newcomer Skyler Woodward, Alex lost his grip on dominance a bit, but not much more than that. Woodward only won one game, but clearly showed he is a player on the way up. Mark Wilson and Danny Diliberto sweat the match.
REYES VS PARICA - 2007 DERBY BANKS
In this 82 minute match, Legendary Filipino players Efren Reyes and Jose Parica square off and remind us that great pool looks effortless when played with finesse and confidence. They also demonstrate why Filipino players have played such a dominant role in American pool since Parica first came here. Reyes wins this great match 3-2 and Tony Annigoni and Danny Diliberto provide the commentary.
VAN BOENING VS MORRA - 2012 DERBY BANKS
FINALS 1. As the reigning “Master of the Table” Champ, Shane Van Boening wasn’t unexpected in the finals, but John Morra was a surprise. He loses this match in 70 minutes with a score of 2 to 3, but it’s a terrific match with great play by both. He goes on to win the championship in the second finals, (a separate DVD) but this match showcases a higher level of play for both. Commentary from Mark Wilson and Danny Diliberto.