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.
The interprovincial race from Vierzon can add another prestigious name to its list of winners, with the Jespers-Vanderwegen combination taking the win the yearlings' race. Their Marie Jana took the first prize with a velocity of 1465.65 m/min.
In addition to this impressive victory, Nobert also put in a great effort with his entire yearlings' team. He suffered a narrow defeat against Anthony Maes in the old birds' race, having to settle for second. The Ally pigeons are off to a great start!
The prestigious NPO competition is coming up, which means the strongest pigeon families in The Netherlands are stepping up their game to prepare for these important races. André and Bert Leidemana have had an outstanding warm up race, winning the first four prizes in a tough race from Asse-Zellik against 11,474 pigeons.
Father and son Dockx have developed into a top class loft in the national longer middle distance competition in recent seasons. Their racing bird Jente won a 1st Nat. Never in 2013, and Tarzan was 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Young Birds Longer Middle Distance last season. They owe a lot to the iconic fanciers Gaston Van de Wouwer and Rik Cools.