The national winner Belgium from Bourges I in the category "old birds" is Van Rompaey Karlo (Sint-Truiden).The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 16:48:36 CEST after a race of 463.459 km, achieving an average velocity of 1477.87 m/min.
The national winner Belgium from Limoges I in the category "old birds" is Engels Jos & Jules (Putte).The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 15:47:44 CEST after a race of 665.142 km, achieving an average velocity of 1336.34 m/min.
It is no secret that Bert Vanden Berghe is fond of the Vandenabeele breed. And Gaby's pigeon family has not let him down: Bert achieved an impressive result from Fontenay, winning a 1-2-3-4-5-10 with direct Vandenabeele birds. It appears the team from Wortegem-Petegem is all set for the national 2015 season!
Our radar - like every year - will see a few interesting new developments for the live arrivals in national and international races in 2015, including the introduction of zones, a more accurate positioning thanks to the use of streets, and an improved view of the map itself.
The pigeons from South Holland were released from Nanteuil on the 17th of May, and Gerard & Bas Verkerk showed their potential by claiming victory and by winning an additional three top 10 prizes against 31,442 pigeons.
Gaby Vandenabeele is at this moment, with no doubt, the owner of the most succesful pigeon-strain in the world. Never before Gaby has sold pigeons over the internet but he is soon about to make that step together with PIPA. From 1 June till 14 June. The catalogue of this auction is online now.
Team Luc De Laere had a wonderful weekend: they claimed a provincial first prize from Tours yearlings, and they had the fastest pigeon in the province in the middle distance race from Fontenay sur Eure WVOU against 16,001 pigeons. Quite impressive!
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.