This season the best Middle Distance racer of the Antwerp Union or even the whole of Belgium has got to be a Dutchman!
Rik Hermans the Dutch export to Belgium has been flying at a super level all season, with the bloodlines in one way or another down from Rik and his Dad Jan Hermans famous ‘Jaarling Dondersteen’ x ‘Janssen Hen’….
Here is a message from Rik detailing some of his results of the last two weeks.
” 24th May Souppes (365 km) Union Antwerp
2686 oude : 1-2-3-5-19-52-95-119-122-312-320-326-362-525 (14/17)
(1+3 are old birds, 2+5 are yearlings that fly double)
1987 jaarse : 1-3-15-41-74-92-226-234-369 (9/12)
(3rd, 1st & 2nd nominated first)
3 fastest birds of release Prov. Antwerp West app. 8,500 birds !
1st bird : bred from Son of Psycho (sire beautifly) and a son of Jaarling x Jannsen paired with a daughter son Jaarling x Janssen X hen from Schaerlaeckens
2nd bird (2nd old and 1st prize yearlings) : bred from son of Harry Hooymans x Last One (daughter Jaarling x Janssen) X Daughter Niels Dirk Van Dyck
3rd bird : bred from brother to mother Cow Girl x Daughter 111 Danny Van Dyck (Grandson Propere a son of Jaarling x Janssen)
4th bird (5th prize old, 3rd prize yearlings) : bred from Propere Frans (from Propere son Jaarling x Janssen x Sister Fieneke and brother to Vader Kanon a son of Propere son of Jaarling x Janssen) x Daughter Harry Hooymans.
Ps. 17 May we won 1st and 2nd prize Souppes 1058 birds.
1st prize bred from Son Guus (Van Wanrooy) x Gold Piece (daughter Jaarling x Janssen and dam to Beautifly)
2nd prize is same bird as 5th prize Souppes 2686 bs. from this week bred from Propere Frans (from Propere son Jaarling x Janssen x Sister Fieneke and brother to Vader Kanon a son of Propere son of Jaarling x Janssen) x Daughter Harry Hooymans.”