Statistically, the top 20 players (from three league rounds of the ongoing Yangphel archery tournament) hit 607 kareys of which 136 were hit on the gorthig and only 31 sakareys. This means the probability of hitting the coveted bull is 22.37% while that of sakarey’s is 5.01%. Technically speaking, it is more difficult to hit sakarey than it is to hit the bull. And the highest number of bulls hit is 11 while the lowest stands at 2 in the league rounds.
Of course the rules have changed. Three teams compete in a match in Yangphel style tournament while traditional archeries were played between two teams, mostly two villages. Tournaments were held for days each team consisting of 11 players while it is reduced to 15 rounds with 5 players each now.