Every year Gerard and Bas Verkerk offer for sale a round of young birds from their best breeders and racing birds. This is traditionally one of the highlights of the PIPA auction season, and this year's auction will be no different, given the way in which Bas has led his racing team to countless top results in 2015. Father and son Verkerk are delighted about the results that fanciers across the world have achieved with the help of their Verkerk pigeon breed. The fanciers have always insisted on using their prize winners in their own breeding loft instead of selling them, and they have always worked towards creating a modern day racing pigeon through strict selection. The annual Verkerk auction on PIPA brings you youngsters of the best Verkerk racers and breeders. This is a golden opportunity.
PEC introduced in 2010 "New Freddy". This super class pigeon was considered an iconic breeder from day one. Five years have passed since he won the title of 1st National Ace Pigeon KBDB in 2010 and he has already bred an incredible number of highly successful youngsters and grandchildren! Part two of the PEC's mission is based around the international classic from Barcelona, which has always been one of Nikolaas' passions. Apparently he shared this passion with Hugo Batenburg, and the two started to collaborate intensively. Their biggest eye catcher was 1st int. Barcelona winner 2013 "New Laureaat".
Pigeon racing in Germany is typically a competition dominated by a number of very strong lofts, which managed to stand out thanks to several major investments. These fanciers have turned this into a very interesting competition, often racing with a homemade pigeon breed capable of winning top prizes in one loft races worldwide. This auction brings you the very best of Germany: the country's most successful lofts will be selling their most valuable pigeons on PIPA.
He is one of the very top players in Belgium, which means expectations are always high for Geert Vanrenterghem. Geert managed to meet these expectations again in 2015, winning several provincial and national top prizes. This super class breed based on the two outstanding pairs Tsaby 1 x Kim 1 and Orlando x Nicofelia is in high demand worldwide, and even Gaby Vandenabeele did really well with pigeons of Vanrenterghem that returned to his own loft, including 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon Super Romeo. A select group of top quality pigeons will be sold on PIPA, including the eye catcher Dongura (best pigeon from Tulle over 3 years in PIPA ranking 2014), and youngsters of his best breeders.
The Thibaut-Boons combination has been one of the leading names in the middle distance in Belgium. They demonstrated this again in 2015, winning the title of 1st Nat. Champion middle distance KBDB and the titles of 3rd and 7th National Ace Pigeon longer middle distance yearlings KBDB. In addition, they won the title of 1st Nat. Champion middle distance old birds KBDB, 1st National Ace Pigeon middle distance KBDB, 4th National Ace Pigeon longer middle distance old birds KBDB and 9th National Ace Pigeon shorter middle distance yearlings KBDB in 2014. They also won the title of 1st Nat. Champion yearlings and 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon middle distance KBDB in 2005. This palmares shows that they have been a top level player for the past ten years. Each of these titles highlights the level of quality in this pigeon breed. Thibaut-Boons is now selling a selection of young birds from their best breeders and racers in an exclusive PIPA auction. The big stars in this auction are top class racing bird 373/12, 2nd Olympiad Pigeon Cat. H Budapest, and a full sister of Lola, 4th Nat. Ace Pigeon longer middle distance KBDB & 1st Olympiad Pigeon Cat. H in Budapest!
The title of National Loft Champion in The Netherlands in 204 was a crowning achievement for René and Peter Van Langen, who had been winning top prizes for several years. They were particularly successful in the most important races, and their champions Miss Evita, Eidon and Fallon managed to win the title of 1st Provincial Ace Pigeon. One of the most sensational pigeon lofts in The Netherlands in recent years will be selling a group of outstanding racing birds and youngsters of their best breeders in an exclusive PIPA auction.
The combination of two strong forces can often lead to spectacular results. Damien Baert and Roger Debusschere showed that two great champions can achieve great things if they work together. They had a spectacular 2013 season and they won a national first prize from Tulle in 2014, and 2015 was an equally successful season with many top results. Roger Debusschere is now selling youngsters from their very best breeders on PIPA.
One of the most promising auctions of 2015-2016 is the old birds' auction of Mark Kitchenbrand of South Africa. This is arguably the most successful one loft racing breed worldwide. Mark Kitchenbrand's number one stock breeder is without doubt Birdy, the most successful Million Dollar Race pigeon ever, and winner of the Knock Out Average competition, the Grand Average competition, the Hot Spot Average competition, etc. Mark purchased her for a record breaking amount. Mark's loft is also home to his two parents and different brothers and sisters, which makes this the most valuable collection of this renowned dynasty!
The Stickers-Donckers breed is arguably one of the most internationally renowned pigeon families in modern day pigeon racing. They are probably the strongest sprint loft as well, as you can tell from the many titles on their palmares: 1st National champion young birds sprint KBDB 2011 1st National ace pigeon sprint old birds KBDB 2011 1st National champion yearlings sprint KBDB 2014 Golden Pigeon winner 2013 Olympiad pigeons in Poznan 2011 - Nitra 2013 - Boedapest 2015 Many of their pigeons gained a solid reputation, including Wonderboy, Ons Aske, Kleine Olympic Blauw, Jackpot, Olympic Boy, Miss Hafo, etc. This top team is now selling a selection of their best racing birds on PIPA, along with a number of youngsters of their most famous pigeons. This is arguably one of the best breeds in Belgium.
Koen Minderhoud has been a top level fancier for a very long time, which makes him one of the seniors in the Zeeland region. His pigeon breed has enabled him and countless other fanciers to step up their game, resulting in top prizes at provincial or even national level. Meanwhile Koen continued to refine his top class pigeon family, especially thanks to the introduction of Geeloger, his new star. This fantastic cock won three provincial first prizes before quickly developing into a super class breeder. Koen is now selling a small group of young birds from his best breeders on PIPA - this is a top quality collection!
Arie Dijkstra's international career in pigeon racing has developed at an exceptional pace. He had many great seasons across all disciplines, and the Dijkstra pigeon appeared to have great potential. Many fanciers were able to achieve international success in One Loft Races thanks to this breed as well. In this very special auction Arie is selling a group of exclusive pigeons, which are based around the highly successful stock breeders Leonardo x Tinkelbel, Big Boom and Ikidoki. This is an exceptional auction with some of the finest Dutch bloodlines, a number of unique racing birds, and a group of young birds bred from Arie's best breeders.