Hugo Batenburg gained international recognition for the way he managed to develop into the very best marathon player in The Netherlands in the past ten years. Remarkably, he managed to reshape the renowned Witbuik bloodline by carefully introducing other racing pigeons, making it suited for today's marathon competition. The Barcelona champions New Witbuik and New Laureaat are destined to become iconic breeding pigeons, bringing new generations of Witbuik pigeons ready to excel in future seasons. In this exclusive PIPA auction we bring you the very best of Batenburg-Van De Merwe, which is arguably the best pigeon breed in The Netherlands.
Alfons Klaas is internationally regarded as the grandmaster in international one loft races. His amazing Pantani pigeon breed not only excels in these international races, these pigeons have won many great victories and ace pigeon titles in the German competition as well, often against more than 35,000 pigeons. Many fanciers have made great improvements by introducing pigeons of Alfons Klaas to their breed, and so we think this young birds' auction from his best breeders is an interesting offer many fanciers are really looking forward to.
In 2014 again the partnership Vermeerbergen-Wilms acted on the highest level in pigeon racing … Their racing team won 19x pure 1st prize from 120 km to 610 km, including provincial victories on Tours and Gueret. Super cock ‘National Wonder’ was the 1st acebird great middle distance of 5 as well as 6 National racer PIPA Rankings and became 5th Nat. acebird great middle distance KBDB 2014 (youngsters) … The great crown to a super season and a life’s work. All best racers of the Vermeerbergen-Wilms team are sold exclusively on PIPA.
A small group of pioneers have helped develop pigeon racing in the UK, and Mark Evans is one of them. He was one of the first English fanciers to appreciate the unique features of the Vandenabeele breed, and this breed allowed him to achieve things he had never thought possible. Over the course of the years he was able to compose an outstanding team of breeders based on the Vandenabeele pigeons, and PIPA is proud to bring you descendants of this valuable pigeon family in a top quality auction.
Over the past ten years Arie Dijkstra has achieved incredible results at international level. He has performed very well in almost every discipline, and the Dijkstra pigeon breed proved to have great potential at international level as well. Many fanciers achieved international success in the One Loft Races thanks to the Dijkstra pigeon breed. In this special auction Arie auctions a number of exclusive pigeons, including a true collector's item bred from his stock pair Leonaro x Tinkebel, as well as youngsters of Leonardo paired to his own granddaugher and daughter and a youngster of Big Boom and/or Ikidoki. Three racing pigeons will be sold as well, including Oscar (1st against 4,804 p. and 1st against 3,182 pigeons). This is an exceptional auction with some of the finest pigeons from The Netherlands.
International champion Marc De Cock brings us an impressive auction with 20 top quality pigeons, each of which is without doubt an invaluable reinforcement for any loft. The highlight of this auction is a unique daughter of the renowned Bak 17 Aelbrecht pair, but we also bring you direct youngsters of some of today’s best De Cock breeders. These breeders include the invaluable New Eagle Eye, 753 Zoon Bak 17 x Blauwtje 751, Fred (from Pro Freddy x Jutta), Super breeder 801 Aelbrecht and several youngsters of the amazing Eagle Eye. In short, Marc De Cock brings you the kind of pigeons he is always looking for himself: the very best of Belgium.
PIPA and the Pioneer Club have joined forces for what looks to be a promising auction! Pioneer club is the largest club in China, offering a total of 180 million RMB (about 20 million EUROS) worth of prize money. The winner of the title of 1st Ace Pigeon 2014 in the Pioneer Club is Great Wall, a loyal customer of PIPA. The second and third ace pigeon titles were won by PIPA clients as well. The auctioning of the club’s ace pigeons and other prize winners is always a great event that attracts China’s most important buyers. To make this event into something really special PIPA and Pioneer Club have agreed to invite some of Europe’s greatest champions to the auction to give them a chance to sell one or two of their own pigeons as well. Only the very best pigeons will be accepted to the auction. This is a public auction and buyers cannot place (advance) bids online. This public auction takes place on the 25th of November in Beijing.
A pioneer in our sport in Great Britain, Mark Gilbert managed to bring some of the best Dutch, Belgian and German bloodlines to the United Kingdom, enabling him to achieve great successes in all disciplines. His impressive results in the sprint and middle distance competition were not immediately picked up in Europe but he earned a solid reputation by achieving great results in the international classics. National and international top prizes were followed by three national victories from Agen, Pau and St.-Vincent in 2014. This makes a totel of 13 first nationals in the UK and three international wins. Mark now offers a fine selection of young birds from his impressive long distance collection for sale on PIPA.
The auctioning of his best breeders and racers marks the end of a highly successful career for Erik Plant in Leuvenheim. Erik asked PIPA to auction his impressive collection of major prize winners and ace pigeons, along with his best breeders. The teletext pair Son Garfield x 948 hen plays an essential role here and the key bloodlines in this loft include mainly that of Janssen (via Eijerkamp, Alwin Petrie and others) and Leo Heremans (via Arie & Jos Van Roon). This is an auction with top quality racing birds and proven breeders from one of the best sprint/middle distance lofts in The Netherlands.
Andreas Drapa is probably the most successful pigeon fancier in Western Europe, and his pigeon loft is home to an impressive number of Olymiad pigeon and national ace pigeons. The fact that famous fanciers from abroad have reinforced their breeds with pigeons of Drapa illustrates that this great champion has an excellent reputation. A collection of his young birds will be auctioned especially for PIPA, including descendants of his famous champions Carl, Champ, Pokerface, Flirzer, Rihanna and Hero. A number of top class racing pigeons will be sold as well. This top quality auction will likely draw the attention of many fanciers looking for high quality pigeons.
Danny Roelandt made it to the Olympics as a professional athlete and became a successful businessman later on, and so he was expected to gain success in pigeon racing as well. He owes quite a few of his top results to his invaluable collection of Gaston Van de Wouwer pigeons. Significant investments were made in an effort to obtain some of the best pigeons available, including a direct son of the legendary Kaasboer, as well as brothers and sisters of national winners Laura and Kim. These introductions proved a great success, and Danny Roelandt now offers his Gaston Van De Wouwer collection for sale on PIPA.
In this auction we bring you a collection of racing birds with a proven record both in Belgium and The Netherlands. This collection includes successful first prize winners and ace pigeons that have excelled at regional, provincial and even national level. This is a greatly varied group of pigeons that have one thing in common: they are all top class racing birds that would prove a great addition to any loft.
Many fanciers consider the national ace pigeon championships the hall of fame of pigeon racing. After all, a national ace pigeon is a pigeon capable of excelling in a number of important races. It goes without saying that these highly talented pigeons have what it takes to breed new generations of equally talented racing birds as well. PIPA asked a number of top class fanciers to offer youngsters and brothers and sisters of their national ace pigeons for sale in what promises to be a unique KBDB auction.