Issoudun and Pont St Max ~ 27th May 2023…

Yesterday we had two races. The first one day long distance race of the season from Issoudun almost 600 km and a program race from Pont St Maxcence around 325 km. The wind was one again strong from the North East and our result was okay but hopefully better next week!  Maybe some west in the wind next week would be welcome? Issoudun Club 89 birds ...5th,9th,23rd,25th Union de Baronie 766 birds...24th,37th Provincial Brabant 2000  5237 birds...91st First bird was NL18-3811037 a blue white flight cock and a previous winner from Montlucon bred from Dario of Jan Hooymans  coupled with [...]

2023-05-28T15:14:48+01:00May 28th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Melun ~ 20th May 2023…

Once again we raced from Melun this week a distance of almost 400 km for most club members with an easterly wind direction for the fifth week and again we had a very tesing race with speeds just over 1100 mpm for the leaders. We have to be pleased once again with our results and Provincially in Brabant 2000 it is the best we can hope for in the easterly winds. Club 259 birds ...2nd,5th,8th,20th,21st,22nd etc Union de Baronie 1988 birds...18th,45th,63rd Provincial Brabant 2000 against 10,703 birds...73rd Our first bird just beaten by less than 1 meter per miniute into [...]

2023-05-21T17:17:25+01:00May 21st, 2023|News|0 Comments

Bert & André Leideman Exceptional series of results at the start of the season

Bert & André Leideman Exceptional series of results at the start of the season   13.5 Arlon (329 km) 16.036 b. :  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, etc. (150/96) 06.5 Tongeren (214 km) 5416 b. : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, etc. (158/94) 29.4 Venlo (137 km) 17.325 b. : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, etc. (150/100)   Collendoorn.  Last Saturday, the provisional result list from Arlon in Sector 10 already gave us an indication, and when of all results where finalized [...]

2023-05-17T11:49:19+01:00May 17th, 2023|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

BICC Alencon 15th May 2023~Provisional Result…

I had a very welcome call yesterday from Nigel Langstaff reporting Mark Gilberts outstanding result from Alencon with the BICC on Sunday 15th May. The day was very testing indeed with northerly winds that resulted in a hard working race with returns very spread out for the majority of fanciers. Mark had four birds drop together for provisional 1st,2nd,3rd & 4th CS Section 2118 birds and 1st,2nd,3rd & 4th Open 4639 birds. It is very well known that Mark is a fearless buyer of the very best winning genes avaialable and the breeding of his winning birds demonstrates this very [...]

2023-05-16T11:46:39+01:00May 16th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Melun ~ 13th May 2023…

First middle distance race of the season was raced from Melun a distance of around 385 km to Nieuwendijk. It was a a good working race with a stiff headwind and returns were very spread out. We won the club but our second bird was over four minutes later for second prize and our third arrival was over thirteen minutes later. Once again we had a very good team performance and the birds will be all the better for five to six  hours on the wing. Club 387 birds...1st,2nd,18th,25th,27th,28th etc Union de Baronie Combine 2811 birds...10th,22nd Brabant 2000 Provincial 15,957 [...]

2023-05-14T15:31:47+01:00May 14th, 2023|News|0 Comments


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