The old team of racers and breeders of the Van Toor pigeon family was sold on PIPA in 2013 but that did not prevent them from making an impressive comeback. They quickly picked up where they left off, and they achieved some brilliant results. At the 2015 Olympiad in Budapest, they had the 1st Dutch Olympiad Bird Middle Distance, the 3rd Dutch Olympiad Burd Youngsters and the 1st substitute Olympiad bird for Holland in the youngsters' category. The crowning achievement was without doubt the 1st national NPO Sens sector II with an 11 minute lead! The Van Toor brothers are now selling their NPO winner, along with a select group of invaluable pigeons, in what promises to be a top quality auction.
Over the past several years the name of Henri van Venrooij has been associated with top quality pigeons and great achievements. Pigeons of the Janssen brothers and Koopman have been particularly successful in this loft in the past decennium, and the bloodline of Verkerk has recently proved to be of great value for the champion from Deurne as well. Henri is now selling his very best breeders and racing birds, all of which have excellent origins and a proven record in the breeding or racing loft. This PIPA auction, which many fanciers are looking forward to, is guaranteed to offer nothing but top quality pigeons.
You are guaranteed to find top quality pigeons in every corner of Team Freddy De Jaeger's loft. This magnificent pigeon breed based on Tsunami - the super quality youngster of Vandenabeele's Bliksem - has performed exceptionally well in Belgium, both in provincial and national competitions. These pigeons have invaluable breeding qualities and they enabled Team Freddy De Jaeger to win such titles as 4th General Champion KBDB, 1st National Ace Pigeon longer middle distance KBDB and 4th-10th National Ace Pigeon long distance in 2014 alone. They are now selling a group of young birds from their best racing and breeding birds.
Pigeon racing in Germany is defined by a select group of highly dominant fanciers that have managed to stand out thanks to a number of major investments. These fanciers have helped shape the sport in Germany, and their self made pigeon breeds have been able to achieve great results in international one loft races. In this auction we bring you pigeons from the best fanciers of Germany, who agreed to sell their greatest champions on PIPA.
A victory in an international classic is every fancier's dream. It takes a racing bird with exceptional qualities to take the win against a field that includes pigeons from Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. That explains why nearly ever international winner is also a great breeder, and many of them will eventually develop into a new stock breeder. A group of direct youngsters from international winners will be sold in a top class PIPA auction.
Youngsters of our sport's most renowned pigeons are always in high demand, especially because full brothers and sisters often prove to be great breeders. The renowned pigeons themselves have often been sold to a foreign fancier, or have proved to be no longer fertile. PIPA is now selling a select group of Collectors Items in a unique auction!
Our PIPA agent for Iraq Ali Obaed has helped to take forward many of his country’s fanciers but he also turned out to have an eye for talented pigeons. The purchase of the national winner from Bordeaux-Agen ‘Fyther’ and 2nd nat. ace pigeon ‘Gloria’ at the total auction of Bert Van den Breghe proved sensational. Ali is now selling direct youngsters of this top quality pair in a special auction, along with some of Europe’s most renowned racing pigeons and their descendants. This is an auction of exceptional quality!
Rudi De Saer is traditionally one of the main contenders in the important national flights on the calendar. In 2014 he took a provincial prize from Tours, Limoges and Bourges and a second national from Limoges, before claiming a national win from Cahors later this season. It was his third national victory in two years’ time. His victories illustrate once again the unique characteristics of the De Saer pigeon, which has helped many fanciers improve their level of performance. The 2014 season is not over yet, as Rudi was crowned National Champion Long Distance KBDB 2014, a title won for the second time in his life. Rudi now offers a round of young birds from his very best breeding pairs for sale on PIPA. This is an exclusive offer in which a youngster from New Tours x ‘t Goedje (stock hen and the dam of New Tours) will draw special attention.
Pieter Veenstra’s Dolce Vita is without doubt one of the best birds of this century. She was crowned National Ace Bird multiple times and rocked the foundations of pigeon racing, most by being sold as most expensive pigeon ever in 2012. Her legacy is cherished and once again leads to new successes at the lofts of the Dutch superstar. Pieter offers high-class youngsters from his Dolce Vita dynasty in this auction.
Benny Steveninck gained worldwide recognition by achieving unequalled successes in Belgian middle distance racing. His stock cock Chipo has not only had an enormous impact on Benny’s family of birds but of course on that of many fanciers in the world as well. His superior children and grandchildren won many provincial and national top prizes in most recent times. Benny offers a splendid collection of youngsters from his best racers, including the first young bird from hist 1st Nat. Tours!
The loft of Gery Etuin is without any doubt the most awarded extreme long distance pigeon loft of Europe of the past five years. Being at the head of the best long distance loft from France, Gery has never feared to compete against the biggest loft from Europe. He has won the most prestigious prizes & championships, especially during the 2013 season, which was arguably the best season in his entire career.His decision to sell his pigeons will surprise several of his fellow friends but Géry's personal and professional life does not allow him enough time to take care of such a demanding pigeon collection. He decided to take some rest but he will continue to keep pigeons. This is a great deal for PIPA, which will be auctioning one of the best extreme long distance lofts worldwide!