Günter Prange has decided to work together with PIPA for his first online pigeon auction. PIPA is honored to be hosting this exclusive auction. The German top champion has played a defining role in pigeon racing at international level, and his pigeon Ringlose has left a lasting impression.
Flanders Collection owns of the most impressive collections of sprint pigeons worldwide. Their sprint breeding loft is founded on the very best pigeons of Dirk Van den Bulck and Leo Heremans.
Englishman Mark Evans has been one of the big guns in pigeon racing in Great Britain for years. His exceptional breeder Champion Shadow proved particularly valuable across the world; his descendants have been winning over 30 first prizes in big classics and international races.
Dutch fancier Lorenzo van Russel has created quite a successful pigeon family over the years! He managed to take a big step forward in terms of performance with the help of renowned pigeons of Leo Heremans, Van Gaver-De Vroe, Scheers-Lodewijckx, Marcel Wouters and several other Belgian and Dutch top lofts.
Andreas Drapa is arguably one of the most successful pigeon fanciers of the new millennium in Western Europe. He created the breeding pair König x Königin at the end of last century, and it proved an exceptional combination. This pair has really defined his career and that of many other fanciers across the world.
Leo and Gerry Dockx managed to make it to the top in Belgium in no time, with the help of a top quality pigeon breed. In 2013 they made another big step forward winning the 1st National Nevers young birds with 'Jente'.
The absolute number one loft in the young birds' competition in Belgium is the combination of Luc Vermeerbergen and Robby Wilms. Their pigeon breed is mainly founded on the bloodlines of stock breeder Lucky Luc, a Leo Heremans pigeon that has really defined this pigeon family.
As in many other neighbouring countries, pigeon racing has seen a steep rise in popularity in Croatia in recent years. The level of quality in this balkan country has increased significantly as well, partly thanks to the investments made in Belgium and The Netherlands.
One of the great champions at international level is Bart Geerinckx, who excelled in recent seasons with numerous Olympiad Pigeons, national first prizes and ace pigeon titles, including most recently the title of 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance Yearlings KBDB 2015 with Little Star.