Had a great phone call from Paul Weems of Chippenham reporting his 1st and 2nd and maybe 3rd Provisional North West Section in the first Central Southern Classic Flying Club race of the season from Guernsey on 7th May against 521 section entries and both will be early in the open. Both birds trapped together and are recorded on the same yard with only decimals separating them and both are from our original mainly Young Couple , Drum and Outlaw lines that have done so well for Paul in recent seasons. First bird was from a son of WARRIOR (Son [...]
Saturday 7th May was our fourth race in total for the season and our third Vitesse program race. Nice to win again to make it four in a row. Club 403 birds...1st,2nd,8th,9th and so on... Union de Baronie 3908 birds...42nd,55th,8th,84th etc Provincial Brabant 2000 18,352 birds...204th,279th and 29 prizes from 40 entries... First bird was NL20-2009612 blue hen daughter of Special One and Tess and a previous winner last season of 1st club Quievrain against 441 entries, 11th Combine 4088 birds and 31st provincial against over 19,000 birds.... She is the nest sister to our '611' our two times winner [...]
My second shipment to the Algarve are ready to go in the morning. I will end up with a team of 55 in the Golden Algarve Race and 30 in the Algarve Great Derby. Looking forward to it very much. Hope we have a little luck on our side. First week in June also sees the Pattaya and Thailand race teams being shipped. Hopefully plenty of fun to be had.
Had a nice message from Ian Riley reporting breeding the 1st Liverpool Amal Hereford 2 against 1753 birds for M.Pearson and Son on 23rd April from his very successful Chalon Lines with the ever consistent Conimix blood... Still DRUM at the top of the result list... Even better than ever! Hiya Peter hope your well just letting you know the Chalon Cock we purchased from you is the grandfather to this pigeon that’s topped the Amal. The father of it is his son who has topped the fed twice and he was paired to daughter of the full brother to [...]
This super looking and handling blue cock is NL20-2009611 our winner this week and also 7th last week and 1st club winner three weeks ago. A real prospect having also won well as a young bird and yearling. He is a son of our super breeding son of Harry 'The Special One'. Yesterday was our second vitesse program flight of the season and it was raced from Niergnies a distance of 216 km into a very testing head wind. We are very pleased with our performance once again winning the club for the third week with a great team [...]