Bart and Jurgen Geerinckx have won the Danny Van Bael award from race organisers La Colombe Joyeuse. This is a time trial from Blois in which two pigeons from the same fancier are released simultaneously. Two pigeons from the next fancier are released one minute later.
New preliminary PIPA ranking result: Best old bird and yearling in the Belgian one day long distance races with 2 & 3 prizes after the races from Limoges I, Valence, Cahors, Limoges II, Montélimar, Montauban, Brive, Jarnac. The available national, zonal and provincial results were taken into account for this ranking.
Three hundred and sixty-seven members entered three thousand and twenty-nine birds into the British International Championship Club race from Le Mans. They were liberated at 06.30BST into a light north wind. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
Twenty-three members entered seventy-seven birds into the British International Championship Club race from Marseille, in conjunction with the international race. They were liberated at 05.40BST into clear skies with no wind. The following is a report on the provisional resulteo based on members' verifications.
Eighty-one members entered two hundred and ninety-nine pigeons into the British International Championship Club race from St Vincent, in conjunction with the international. They were liberated at 5.45BST into a light south-east wind. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
New preliminary PIPA ranking result 'Best old bird and yearling in the Belgian national races' after the races from Bourges (I), Châteauroux (I), Guéret, Montluçon, Argenton I, La Souterraine I, Châteauroux II. The available national, zonal and provincial results were taken into account for this ranking.
The birds for the National Flying Club race from Saintes were liberated at 06.30BST on Saturday 4th July 2015 into a light west wind turning south-westerley on route. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
In der Nacht von Donnerstag auf Freitag (09.07. / 10.07.2015) wurden bei Jens Borker 9 hochwertige Jungtauben aus einer Außenvoliere gestohlen.
The marathon season is just underway, and there is Hugo Batenburg achieving a great result from Cahors against 5,267 pigeons. His entire team of one year olds was put to the test for the first time, and his impressive national results show that the most celebrated pigeon loft in The Netherlands has a promising new team.
It has been said many times that Barcelona 2015 was a tough but fair race. A large number of fanciers have taken part in our Barcelona quiz, and the international winner from Barcelona 2015 was a pigeon of father and son Cuffel from Montivilliers (FR), with a velocity of 1,150.51 m/min.
One hundred and fourteen members entered three hundred and thirty birds into the British International Championship Club race from Barcelona in conjunction with the international race. They were liberated at 06.40BST. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
Two hundred and twenty one members entered one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-four birds into the British Barcelona Club race from Fougeres. They were liberated at 6.55BST. The following is a report on the provisional result according to members' verifications.
On Monday the 6th of July the second part of the Season Finale will end.
Peter and Gen Van De Merwe once again demonstrated the art of winning first prizes. They made a fresh start in 2015 after having sold their entire collection of racing and breeding birds. This young new team has been growing strong, and their first major achievement is a 1st-2nd-4th Teletext Nanteuil against 15,640 pigeons.
On Sunday the 5th of July, 2 auctions will end: Season Finale part 1 and Sorin Florea. On Monday the 6th of July, Season Finale part 2 will also end.
Former winner of the international from Marseille against 15.669 pigeons in 1994, Lambert Hellinx came out of his shell once again to book the victory on Montélimar, a race from the famous Rhône Valley Road that he particularly likes.
Ten years after gaining a reputation by winning the national one day long distance race GP Le Mans, Wout Spierings is back in the game with some excellent results in the one day long distance. It seems that a crowning achievement is just a matter of time.
For the third consecutive season PIPA will create several rankings for the best pigeons in different races and distances, both during and after the season. Read on to find out which ranking you can excel in this year.
A unique project in pigeon racing, inspired by the Romanian visionary Florea Sorin. In business and in life his ability to think beyond borders with co-operation and participation as keywords, brought him great success. These exact same starting points are now the base of Team Florea Sorin in order to reach their ultimate goal; breeding and racing winners all over the world.
Today the 1st of July, the Belgian online casino games- and sports betting-website Goldenvegas.be starts a new project : betting on pigeon racing.
With no less than 9 Dutch fanciers in the international top 10 Holland really took the cake in last year’s Barcelona race. Jelle Jellema was the supreme ruler with a 1st and 3rd international prize. This is why the prizes of this year's Barcelona contest are a bit orange colored. A descendant of international Barcelona winners, born in one of Holland's best extreme long distance lofts. That's ...
The national victory from Chateauroux in Belgium was won by Rick Hermans, while Gerard Koopman claimed a 1st NPO Souppes. Apparently, the bloodline of Harry continues to win prizes at international level, and grandmaster Jan Hooymans did not want to stay behind: his pigeon Alyda was the fastest of 4,842 pigeons in the NPO Bourges, bringing home another win for the pigeon family from Kerkdriel.
The superstars Fyther, Gloria and Black Magic, 1. prize breeding children of Blauwe Prins and Lucky 848, maybe the best breeding son ever of Eagle Eye. Together with the absolute best of Gaby Vandenabeele, Jos Thoné, Gerard Koopman, Erik Limbourg, Hugo Batenburg, Geerinckx, Verkerk and De Saer - to name just a few - they form one of the strongest collections of breeders in the world. A dream ...
One hundred and eighty-nine members sent nine hundred and ninety-seven birds to Agen with the British International Championship Club race from Agen, in conjunction with the international race. They were liberated at 06.00BST. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
For the National Flying Club race from Ancenis, the birds were liberated at 06.00BST into a light northerly wind. The following is a report on the provisional result according to members' verifications.