As an exceptional investment for their future in pigeon sports, pigeon friends Lorenzo van Russel, Tiang Feng and Frank Liu combined forces and ordered 1.000 young birds at Leo Heremans before the summer of 2012. A group of youngsters from ‘Bolt’, ‘Nieuwe Olympiade’, ‘Gilbert’, ‘Olympic Sperwer’, ‘Jan Junior’, ‘Dubbel Aske’, ‘Regi’, ‘Den Hugo’, New Dream Pair, Favoriete Pair, Safier Pair, Roeper Pair, ‘Prins Olympiade’, ‘Galantos’, ‘Super Di Caprio’, ‘De Power’, etc. Not often did Leo Heremans supply someone with so much quality at once as he did with Lorenzo van Russel, Frank Liu and Tiang Feng this spring. During the auction of Leo Heremans, the interest of the International pigeon world in the strain of Leo Heremans was overwhelming.
High in status where international one loft races are concerned is Derby Arona Tenerife. A race where the toughest of all pigeons stand out in the crowd and only great endurance can bring success. In auction the top 10 winners and acebirds, all of great quality. With Helmut and Alfons Klaas as winners, the Derby has a winner who dominates all over the world in one loft racing. It proves the high standard in this valuable auction.