GB22N44564 the double Federation winning yearling cock of R.Stokes and Son.
R.Stokes and Sons of Clee Hill, Shropshire are once again having a tremendous season. This is a real ‘Pigeon Fancying Family’ that achieves top results year after year in Federation and National racing.
I recieved a report from Dave Stokes detailing ome top performances this season so far. On the 7th May 2023 they won . First and second in the Shropshire Federation race from Bath against 1462 birds.
The winner is a yearling cock has now topped the Shropshire Federation twice and has a very bright future.
His sire GB16Z67176 was bred by Brian Clennan and Leach Brothers from GOLDRUSH a super breeding son of ZABEL and DORAN that was purchased from Jack Walker of Hedensford’s clearance sale and has bred plenty of top performers over the years. GOLDRUSH is a full brother to Leach Brothers renowned foundation cock THE SYNDICATE COCK. Dam of 16Z67176 is RIO GOLD the nest sister to WAR DRUM and herself a brilliant breeding hen. Brian Clennan bred from RIO GOLD for Thomas McLoughin and Sons who fly in the Finglas RPC Dublin 1st Irish South Road Fed Skibbereen Open in 2015 against 4,202 birds and she was the dam of their 1st Section F, 1st Open Irish South Road Fed from Skibbereen old birds 2021 against 3500 birds.
RIO GOLD is also the dam of 1st Club, 1st East Cleveland Federation,1st Section 7 , 2nd Up North Combine approx 18,500 birds, 2nd NEHU Open approx 26,000 birds from Eastbourne for Brian Clennan’s friends Sayers Brothers of Skiningrove.
Dam of the Federation winning cock was bred through our ZELDA hen the nest sister to JUNIOR being the last two children of our YOUNG COUPLE.
On 17th June 2023 R.Stokes and Son win 1st Heart of England Federation from Wemouth against 1485 birds. Sire is from or old basic cock GRANGER the son of ROCKET when he was paired to PERFECT LADY a dughter of MARIO x SIMPLY PERFECT (Drum x Agent Starling). The dam was bred from a son of the Stokes’s great breeding son bred by us from ULTRA 95 paired with ZELDA.
Dam of the Weymouth winner was their own Busschaert hen that won 10x1st and 1st Heart of England Fed Messac, and is nest mate to The 15 cock a winner of 3rd MNFC 8900 birds, 12th MNFC 7100 birds and 1st Shropshire fed 1900 birds.
Quite simply tried and tested winning lines raced and selected to breed even more winners. That has got to be the best breeding plan!
Then on 17th June 2023 they won provisional 5th Section J and another top 40 finish from the National Flying Club Race from Nort Sur Erdre against over 3000 entries.
This one was bred from a brother to FOXY LADY bred by Steve Price and the dam is a granddaughter of the famous GEELOOGER via Paul Astbury.
Many congratulations on some top results once again.