15.937 pigeons will participate in the international race from Perpignan. Last year, 17.965 pigeons were basketted for Perpignan.
An impresive group of 37,571 pigeons from The Netherlands were released simultaneously, basketed by fanciers all across the country. The long awaited national one day long distance race from Châteauroux took place last weekend.
Their winning pigeon was also the fastest of a total of 8,436 pigeons. That same pigeon also won a 2nd club, 26th zone and a 118th national from Brive one week earlier. In addition, he is winner of a 1st Zone A from Montélimar. This national winner seems indefagitable, and is a contendor for the title of 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance yearlings KBDB 2015.