The Nihoul father & son partnership has been known for decades for its performances in the long distance races. They won almost everything that had to be won and they were the only Belgian fanciers to be crowned three times as National Champion Long Distance KBDB in four years of racing.
PIPA presents to you one of the main events in this year's auction season: the total old birds sale of Peter Janssen. These pigeons form the basis of a pigeon breed that has achieved some amazing results at the highest level in recent years.
The Dirk Van Den Bulck pigeon breed is without doubt Belgium's most sensational sprint family in modern-day pigeon racing. Numerous fanciers were very successful with these top class pigeons. Flanders Collection managed to get their hands on some of their best stock breeders and ace pigeons.
Esmee, Mr. Sky and many other top class racing birds have shown their true colors in the lofts of the Elzinga Combination and in the lofts of numerous other fanciers as well. These pigeons were very successful racing birds and their youngsters and grandchildren have shown to be just as talented, as you can tell from the many first prizes in the province and in the NPO competition.
The success story of Gevaert-Lannoo came to international prominence for the first time in 2008, when the team won a 2nd Nat. Bourges against 19,084 old birds. The bloodlines of Chateauke and Kaafje proved crucial in their rise to the top, and it is thanks to these pigeons that Gevaert-Lannoo turned into an internationally renowned combination.
The Dutch van Toor brothers are admired by many for their achievements in Dutch pigeon racing. The simplicity with which brothers and son win first prizes and prestigious titles can be attributed to their exceptional pigeon breed which has proven its worth in several generations of birds in the past few years.
Just a week ago we published an article about the Vermeerbergen-Wilms combination (Mol, BE). We said that the expectations were high for the national young birds' competition that was about to kick off.
The breeding loft of Premier Stud is arguably one of the most successful breeds worldwide. Only pigeons from the most renowned lofts in Belgium and The Netherlands can earn a place in this loft, which has enabled fanciers from across Britain to step up their game. It resulted in a countless number of references for Premier Stud.
On the eve of the Olympic Games Bas Verkerk tried to motivate his racing team for the final NPO one day long distance race of the season. And they were in great shape: four outstanding racing birds were clocked in a matter of seconds after a 750km race. They had an impressive 8 minute lead over the rest of the pack - a historic feat.
We bring you yet another report about the pigeon loft of Rutz & Sons. This time we discuss their results in the yearlings' race from Agen on 28th of June 2016, where the team did a fantastic job. The pigeons were released at 6:50, and they arrived home in quick succession.