*Steve Price of Price Brothers and Son , Stourport…
Yesterdays Midland National Flying Clubs Coutances race saw a quite extraordinary performance by Price Brothers and Sons two year old hen GB14A46975 now named ‘Foxy Lady’.
She is provisionally 1st South West Section 987 birds, 2nd Open 8.984 birds in a tough race against a very unfavorable North West wind.
What is extrodinary about her is last season she was also 1st South West Section Fourges MNFC 1,125 birds and 3rd Open against 8,359 birds. Then two weeks later she was 1st South West Section 745 birds and 2nd Open from Acensis against 5.612 birds.
So that is:
*1st Section 987 birds, 2nd Open 8,984 birds MNFC Countances
*1st Section 745 birds, 2nd Open 5,612 birds MNFC Acensis
*1st Section 1,125 birds, 3rd Open 8,359 birds MNFC Fourges
…. and she has only had three channel races in her life.
As a matter of interest her nest sister has also won 6 x 1st inland.
Her pedigree is also in the purple with her sires side containing nothing but National Ace winners and her dams side Bandit x Moonglow containing the golden thread of Outlaw,Drum,Young Couple..
This pair BANDIT and MOONGLOW really are top class.
In 2011 they bred GB11-129 ‘EMERALD ACE’ winner of
1st Ace Pigeon Emerald Classic One Loft Race against 658 entries with a 17 minute lead
In 2012 they bred GB12-402 AMAZING winner of
*1st Grimbergen 587b (32nd Combine 6233b)
*1st Creil 477b (16th Nat. NPO 25.437b)
*2nd Nijvel 483b (74th Combine 5989b)
*3rd Peronne 227b (68th Combine 3449b)
*4th Grimbergen 344b (83rd Combine 4609b)
*5th Creil 268b (50th Combine 2775b)
*7th Nijvel 400b (28th Combine 4.188b)
In 2013 they bred GB13-636 KING CRIMSON winner of
*1st U.K.304b, 3rd International 4065b Car Race SAMDPR
* 2nd U.K.319b,8th International 4028 birds Training Race SAMDPR .
GB13V28525 ‘Kamisori Bomber’ now breeding very well for his new owner Hiroshi Ideura in Japan. His first youngster was JAPAN14-KA37733 Blue Hen ‘Ururu’ bred by Hiroshi Ideura when he was coupled to the hen JAPAN13-PE06722 bred by Akio Uchiyama Line : ‘Annelies'(Koopman) and ‘De 019′(Gebr.Janssen). She was entered into the Hiroshima International loft http://inter-loft.com/ which is one of the most prestigious and toughest One Loft Races in Japan in 2014 where she was very consistent in the preliminary training races winning 89th at 50km,64th at 70km .17th from 90km and 10th from 100km all from over 2,500 birds per race. She then won 6th against 1155 birds in the Fukui-Tsuruga race 300km , 35th against 958 birds in the Mikawa race 400km and then 4th against 618 birds in the final race from Kurobe 500km. Ururu won 2nd Ace Pigeon (only on final 3-races)
Bandit and Moonglow now breed the dam to ‘Carys’ the super hen of Price Brothers and Son and winner of *1st Section 987 birds, 2nd Open 8,984 birds MNFC Countances *1st Section 745 birds, 2nd Open 5,612 birds MNFC Acensis *1st Section 1,125 birds, 3rd Open 8,359 birds MNFC Fourges