Today, on Monday February 8. , 5 new auctions started. These auctions will end on Sunday February 21.Vandaag, maandag 8 februari zijn er 5 nieuwe veilingen gestart. Deze veilingen eindigen allen op zondag 21 februari.
The winner of SAMDPR 2016 is Mike Ganus (USA), his pigeon 'Laura is a Big Winner Today' arrived at 14:57:35 the lofts. Father is also father to 'Rubbellos' who win the SAMDPR 2012 ! Mother is a daughter to SAMDPR-winner 2013 bred by Eijerkamp. UPDATE 43 pigeons arrived.
The pigeons of Bart & Nance were only transferred to their new loft in mid-April, since it was still under construction. As a result they had quite a difficult start to the season. Their pigeons gradually started to show their potential towards the end of the season, eventually winning a national second prize from Issoudun against 11,972 pigeons.
Today, the Collector's Items auction started. This auction end on Sunday February 14.
The winners of the most prestigious PIPA ranking of the year are finally known. This year, the top 3 is largely French, with Gerard Ledoux (Rollot, FR) finishing first and Alain & Valérie Pocholle (Morbecque, FR) winning the bronze medal. In between we have the number two, the international winner from this year's Pau race Joost De Smeyter.
André (BE14-4102124) was truly outstanding this year. He had a great start to the season in the races from Montélimar and Brive, and he went on to win the national race from Jarnac. As a result, he wins the PIPA ranking for ‘Best yearling long distance (3 prizes)’.