PIPA ranking to date: Best Belgian pigeon with 2 prizes in all international races. The available national results of Pau, Agen, Barcelona, St.-Vincent, Marseille and Narbonne were taken into account for this ranking.
These are the top performances from Belgium in the weekend of 25/07/2014 and 28/07/2014.
A total of 17.962 pigeons will compete on the race of Perpignan. (In 2013: 15.106 pigeons)
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Thirty six members of the British International Championship Club sent one hundred and eight birds to Narbonne to compete in the international race along with twenty thousand, seven hundred and eighty birds from across Europe. They were liberated at 06.10am BST. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
Ronald had enjoyed the taste of victory for the first time in 2010, winning a national first prize from Limoges against 14,211 yearlings. Last week, on Friday 18 July, he was able to claim an international victory as well, thanks to his Vale Marseille (BE11–2102144).
Herman Jespers and Johnny Vanderwegen had won several podium places in national races over the past few seasons, before finally taking a national win from La Souterraine last weekend. Their pigeon Nadetta claimed the win against 9,815 yearlings, as the fastest of a total of 16,44 pigeons.