‘De Kempen’…from Quiévrain…

September 17, 2012

Dirk Van Dyke was outstanding with 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 20 Quiévrain, 877 young birds on the 29th August and then 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17 Quiévrain, 862 young birds on the 2nd September!!

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‘De Kempen’ is in the area of Antwerp and can only be described as a traditional ‘Hot Bed’ of short and middle distance racing. Many famous names compete in this area and the ‘De Duif’ writer Frans reports on some recent races from De Duif number 37 last week. 

Quiévrain

Mid-week racing is popular around this time. Definitely a great number of birds have been entered for recent Quiévrain prize flights.

29.8 Quiévrain, 877 young birds, winning speed 1455.82 m 

1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 20 Dirk Van Dyck (Zandhoven)

3, 12, 13, 11 Eddy Janssens,

15. Stickers-Donckers

17. Kris Mostmans

18. Angelo Roelen

19. Stanny Laurijssen

29.8 Quiévrain, 147 old birds, winning speed 1423.54 m

1, 2, 6, 8 Stickers-Donckers (Lille)

3, 9 Poels Eddy & May

4. Gino Geets

5.Karel De Beck

7. Karel Ooms

10. Angelo Roelen

Dirk Van Dyck  has the fastest of the 1024 total young and old birds and the earliest birds summerised 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10, 14, 20, 55, 58, 59, 60, 67, 73, 86 and a total prize score of 30 from 55 entries. That is  certainly great pigeon racing !

2.9 Quiévrain, 862 young birds, winning speed 1587.48 m

1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17 Dirk Van Dyck (Zandhoven)

4. André Peers

5, 12, 25-Boenders Lenders

6, 13  Frans Van Beirendonck

7. Kris Mostmans

16. Michielsen-Raeym.

18. Jos Hens

19. Eddy Janssens

20. K.K. V.d.Brande

21. Jozef De Beuckeleer

22. Jan Van Besouw

23.  Rene De Roover

24. Wijnants-Van Hoof.
50 old birds, winning speed 1562.83 m
1, 2, 3, 4 Karel Ooms (Rijkevorsel)

5, 9, 10Gebr. Peeters.

Mr Dirk Van Dyck also known by his ‘nick’ name “The Dirk” again  continued to show the ‘Brush’ to his competitors summarized like this  1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17 and 30 prizes from 45 entries. They all stood there and just looked.

Karel Ooms raced like a “Kleine Van Dyck” with the old birds  scoring 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 prizes from 7 entries

In Turnout also on 2nd September, Kris Van Massenhoven also gave a ‘flying lesson’ with 1,4,5 against 151 old birds and 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10 etc against 448 young birds  in Retie-Schoonbroek.

Frans

 

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