The pigeons from South Holland were released from Nanteuil on the 17th of May, and Gerard & Bas Verkerk showed their potential by claiming victory and by winning an additional three top 10 prizes against 31,442 pigeons.
Team Luc De Laere had a wonderful weekend: they claimed a provincial first prize from Tours yearlings, and they had the fastest pigeon in the province in the middle distance race from Fontenay sur Eure WVOU against 16,001 pigeons. Quite impressive!
Hans & Evert-Jan Eijerkamp have won a first and second prize in the first middle distance race from Soissons against 8,508 pigeons, and they proved the fastest two pigeons overall in Province 8 against 14,630 pigeons.
The British Barcelona Club race from Messac was released after one day holdover on the seventeeth of May 2015. The following is a report on the provisional result accoding to member's telephone verifications.
The Derycke-Schieman partnership has a strain of pigeons which is dominated by the noble Gaby Vandenabeele bloodlines. Last year, the partnership won the only national young bird race in Holland with a 100% Vandenabeele called Gabriëla. She won the race from Gien against 17536 birds in Sector 1.
This is a report on the provisional result (based on telephone verifcations) of the British International Championship Club race from Alençon on 17th May 2015. 477 members sent 4,652 birds which were liberated at 7.00am into a light wind, after a one day holdover.