Many congratulations to Mr and Mrs John Park of Bronham winning 1st BICC from Guernsey  on 29th April against 3,219 birds. Ther winner was a two year old cock bred from a Mick Collins father down from his excellent Leo Heremans bloodlines and is a previous sire of a 1st Combine winner from over 3000 birds for the late Brian Ferris.

Dam of  the winner was bred by Howard Jackson from his super breeding cock ‘STEVIE WONDER’ Sire of 12 x 1st Club in two years. He was bred by Syndicate Lofts from ‘PROPERE RIK’ bred by Rik Hermans and one of the best breeding cocks in the UK of winners at all levels of competition for the  last few years when he was paired to the incredible ‘FOXY LADY’. STEVIE WONDER was paired to his own half sister to breed the dam of the BICC winner also bred from PROPERE RIK and this time paired to ATHENAS BEST a daughter of Rik Hermans world renowned ‘ATHENA’.

‘Propere Rik’ one of the best breeding cocks in the UK of winners at all levels of competition for the  last few years.

‘Foxy Lady’ a brilliant racer and even better breeder…

 

Bred from Rik Hermans famous ‘Athena’ one of the best breeding and racing hens of the modern era. She raced exceptionally well and bred even better. She is the mother of ‘Nike’ 1st National Bourges 2016 against 28.078 birds. ‘Athenas Best’ when paired to Propere Rik bred the mothers of Phil Bates and Sons 1st North Section Welsh SE National (When coupled to a son of Bronco) and the mother of Peter Embreghts ‘Athenas Rossi’ 1st Provincial Ace Young Bird 2017… She  also bred our 2nd Combine Quivrain winner against 8,482 birds.

 

On the 5th May the Central Souhern Classic FC first race of the season was from Guernsey with an entry of 2,565 birds.

Very many congratulation indeed to Mr JR Ethrington of Portsmouth the open winner.

We are delighted to recieve the report that Mr Tony Stephens of Parkstone won 1st Section , 6th Open with one bred by Garry Inkley and Tony Seery from their shared breeding loft. This bird was donated to John Gerards Breeder Buyer last season and was purchases and raced by Tony Stephens. Sire was bred from a grandson of Danny Van Dyck’s KANON via Tim Atkin and the dam is  a grandaughter of our two original super breeding pairs HANNIBAAL x GENIE and OUTLAW x ROWEN.

In the same race C and J Howse of Devizes had four drop together for 1st,2nd,3rd,4th Section and the third bird on the trap taking 3rd Section, 24th Open is their two year old cock the winner of 1st Section G and 6th Open in last seasons very testing NFC Guernsey race against 4367 birds. This cock is bred for classic result as his pedigree is absolutely loaded with Classic winning DNA.

His sire was bred by the Tim Atkins the top fancier and fearless buyer of the Pigeon Sports very best bloodlines. He is from a Rik Hermans cock COWBOY 03 bred from a unique pairing… “Son Cowgirl” x “Friendship”!  Cowgirl was winner of  1st Belgian Olympiad Pigeon Yearlings Poznan 2011 and 2nd Ace Pigeon Middle Distance European Cup 2010 , 1st National Bourges 24,676 b., 1st Prov. Argenton 990 b. (2nd Zone 2,567 b. / 8th National 7358 b.), 68th National Bourges 17,138 b.                                            Friendship was winner of  1st National Chateauroux 24,710 yearlings and fastest against 44,314 b.

To breed the sire , Tim paired COWBOY 03 to FOXY BABE his sensational breeding daughter of WAR DRUM x FOXY LADY. This hen FOXY BABE is a true foundation hen breeding multiple Federation winners , Section winners and Classic top performers over four generations.

Dam of GB21N03823 is a daughter of PROPERE RIK x STELLA one of the best breeding daughters of our famous old breeding couple DRUM and GERRIE.