One hundred and sixty-four members sent one thousand and fifty birds to the British International Championship Club any age race from Guernsey. They were liberated at 09.00CEST into a loght south-west wind. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
The Dutch father-son combination of Van Dorp rose to great height over the course of the last decade. Klaas created a magnificent pigeon breed that was further enhanced with the introduction of direct Geerinckx pigeons. This breed was very successful at national level.
Two hundred and four members sent one thousand six hundred and fifty-nine birds to Guernsey with the British International Championship Club. They were liberated at 09.00CEST into a light south-west wind. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
It has been six years since New Freddy won the title of 1st National Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance KBDB. He was then transferred to the lofts of the PIPA Elite Center, where he bred an endless number of highly successful descendants. His impressive list of references continued to grow in 2016 as well.
Two thousand, nine hundred and twenty-two pigeons were basketed for the MMDT national race from Oostende in Belgium, the most important national race in the Czech long distance calendar. Lubomir Kubacek not only won the race, he also took second place, with his two pigeons a full twenty minutes ahead of the third arrival.
Eddy Noël and Ivan Willockx had a memorable weekend, winning a double provincial victory young birds and a 1st provincial yearlings from Argenton. Their list of achievements after the races from Bourges and Argenton is quite impressive: 2 x first provincial and 2 x second provincial!